Press & Media

Members of the media may contact the NTBG press office for the news, spokespeople, and assets.

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Press Visits

NTBG welcomes visits by media representatives researching stories about our work and facilities. However, advanced arrangements are required. Please contact to inquire about press passes and visits.

Environmental Journalism

The Environmental Journalism Program provides specialized working journalists in broadcast, print, and online media much-needed information about tropical ecosystems, providing deep background in tropical ecology to enhance the accuracy of reporting on science and environmental issues. The focus is immersion and not advocacy. The course is held at NTBG headquarters, its Kaua’i gardens, and other appropriate sites on island.

Latest News

A selection of recent news and press releases for members of the media. Visit our news and events pages for a complete listing.


Turning the Tide on Climate Change: Sea Water, Salinity and Coastal Plants

POSTED ON Tue May 11, 2021
Whether or not Hawaii’s coastal plants can tolerate changes in salinity remains largely unexplored, but a team of NTBG scientists and collaborators is on a mission to learn more.
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NTBG Completes IUCN Red Listing for all Kauai endemic plants

POSTED ON Wed Mar 25, 2020
NTBG adds 225 IUCN Red List assessments to the world’s most comprehensive online source on the conservation status of the world’s species.
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