#regram #rg @conservationorg: called the “fitbit for the oceans,” the ocean health index assess ocean health on a local and regional scale. and for the very first time a score has been indexed for hawaii. . for the people of hawaii, there is a deep-rooted spiritual, physical and emotional connection to the ocean. when the ocean thrives, the people thrive. the hawaii ocean health index, built on cultural, economic and ecological values, is the first assessment of its kind to give a more complete picture of ocean health regionally, measuring the benefits our oceans can provide now and into the future. this data sets the stage for a new normal when it comes to safeguarding oceans and coastal environments around the world.