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NOW-RAMP Video Report:
Island: Is Environmental Restoration Possible?, 09/17/02
Island has the only hypersaline lake in the NWHI, home
to the Laysan duck, which lives nowhere else in the world.
Laysan was devastated by commercial activity starting in the
late 1800's. Although we can never restore the endemic Laysan
species that are now extinct, Laysan is being restored to
a natural state through the efforts of dedicated individuals
and agencies and the application of scientific knowledge.
(28.97 in MPEG-4 format: get Quicktime
6 to play it.)
video was developed by Bishop Museum as part of the
Exploration Program, an educational partnership with NASA.