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students in the Marshall Islands Nearshore Training program recover a transect line after measuring coral and algae cover. credit - Alexandra Runyan
September 12, 2019

UH Hilo undergraduate Sabrina Bejang did not think she would ever choose marine biology for a career. Bejang, like many young Marshallese women, grew up wary of the ocean and knew little of the coral reef systems that make up Majuro atoll, the capital of the Republic of the Marshall Islands. Then she took an introductory marine science course as a student at CMI that changed the trajectory of her future.

 

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