Put Your Money Where Your Reef Is

Levi Lewis, a Ph.D. student in the Smith Lab, gives us his view on a peer-reviewed study, commissioned by NOAA, that estimates the value of Hawaiian coral reefs.

Smith Lab Members Publish New Papers!

Andi Haas, Nichole Price, both post docs in the Smith lab, and Dr. Jennifer Smith have recently published a paper in PLosOne and another in Marine Ecology Progress Series, about their research on coral reefs, microbes, and DOC.

Finding Inspiration

Levi & Em's Frog in To Kill a Coral Reef

Levi Lewis, a Ph.D. student in the Smith lab, talks about what inspires him to continually fight to protect coral reefs around theworld.

Making Plans, “Bahia” Style

Clinton Edwards, a Master’s student in Dr. Jennifer Smith’s Lab, describes his experience, and patience, of planning a research trip to Bahia, Brazil.

In the News! Lahaina, Hawaii News

Two of our very own PhD students, Levi Lewis and Emily Kelly, celebrate the 2nd annual birthday of the Kahekili Herbivore Fisheries Management Area (KHFMA) and made the front page of the Lahaina News!

A Great Introduction to Reef Ecology

My name is Kevin Moses. I attend Howard University in Washington, DC, but I am working in the Smith lab this summer through an NSF funded REU program. This summer I got the opportunity to assist Emily Kelly with her field work in Maui. The experience was awesome. I don’t have much background in snorkeling or coral reefs, so it … Read More