March 7, 2014

HEL co-signs letter to U.S. EPA and U.S. FWS on pesticide effects on migratory birds

Haereticus Environmental Laboratory joins 11 other groups wanting to work together, share information and create robust protections for migratory birds Read the letter
March 2, 2014

HEL co-signs letter challenging the EIS by Oyster Industry to use Imidacloprid to control Burrowing Shrimp

Haereticus Environmental Laboratory co-signed a February 14, 2014 letter from The Xerces Society for Invertebrate Conservation to Derek Rockett of the Washington State Department of Ecology […]
January 6, 2014

Sunscreen chemical in soaps and perfumes pose threat to coral reefs

Benzophenone-2 is used as an ultraviolent light protector for liquid products such as laundry detergents, soaps and shampoos, and body fragrances.  It enters into the environment […]
December 15, 2013

Scientific paper on coral bleaching

HEL scientists published a scientific paper on how light stress and heat stress induce different injuries in corals that undergo bleaching. This paper was co-authored by […]
April 6, 2013

West Maui Coastal Pollution Investigation

HEL worked with the U.S. National Oceanic & Atmospheric Administration to determine if there were pollutants in bays and beaches that contained corals and coral reefs, […]
June 20, 2012

Protect Yourself, Protect the Reef!

In response to HEL’s work on sunscreen pollution in the Virgin Islands National Park, the U.S. National Park Service has launched a campaign to reduce exposure […]