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REEF JUSTICE! Hawaii Supreme Court overturns lower court rulings in favor of reef advocates. Commercial aquarium fish collecting must cease across Hawaii.



Press | 2015-2017

Hawaii Public Radio
Circuit Court Nullifies Permits to Harvest Aquarium Fish
Chris Robinson Brotherhood
November 7, 2017


Hawaii News Now
Ruling on aquarium fish hailed, but its implications aren’t yet known
Ben Gutierrez
September 6, 2017


Public Radio International
Saving Fancy Fish
Steve Curwood
June 16, 2017


Susan and Stephen Tschudi
90.1 FM, KZFR, Chico, CA
July 4, 2017


Hawaii Public Radio Interview
Sustainable Reefs and Aquarium Fish
June 1, 2017
Susan and Stephen Tschudi
90.1 FM, KZFR, Chico, CA
February 7, 2017
Mind Over Matters, The Sustainability Segment
Diane Horn
KEXP 90.3 Seattle, WA
February 11, 2017


The Donna Seebo Show
Donna Seebo
December 17, 2015

Life Lessons
Rick Tocquigny
July 30, 2015

In Tune To Nature
Sonia Swartz
89.3 FM, WRFG Radio Free Georgia
February 25, 2015


Robert Wintner- Presentation
An Ocean that Keeps on Giving, Reef Recovery & Political Will
Honolulu, HI & Kea Lani Hotel, Maui
February 8, 2015

Living on Earth
Public Radio International
February 6, 2015

Marko Mijuskovic
Hawaii Money Resource Show
760 AM, Honolulu, HI
February 5, 2015

with Sonali Kolhatkar,
KPFK 90.7FM-Los Angeles, 98.7FM Santa Barbara, KPFA 94.1FM San Francisco
January 16, 2015

Link to complete article on Uprising.

Gorilla Radio
with Chris Cook,
CFUV, 101.9 FM, Victoria, BC, Canada
January 27, 2015


Nathan Eagle
September 6, 2017
Honolulu Civil Beat


June 29, 2017
Honolulu Civil Beat

  The Campaign to End the Aquarium Trade in Hawaii Surges Ahead The Huffington Post February 16, 2017   Snorkel Bob’s owner donates photos of marine life to Sacred Hearts School Mark Vieth Lahaina News September 15, 2016   Unconventional Wisdom Albert Lanier Accelerate Magazine July 2016

The fish in your aquarium may have been stolen from Hawaii’s coral reefs
Adam Wernick
PRI’s The World
August 28, 2017


August 24, 2017


Collusion ‘n Colleen
July 19, 2017
The Huffington Post


The Campaign to End the Aquarium Trade in Hawaii Surges Ahead
February 14, 2017
The Huffington Post
Reef Society and the tyranny of data
December 2016
Animal Sentience: An Interdisciplinary Journal on Animal Feeling


Ceci LaDuca
1969 & Then Some
Columbia County Observer

Gary Ilimen
1969 & Then Some | Rider’s Library
December 22, 2015

Nicole Henke
Bless Their Hearts Mom
October 27, 2015

Vic’s Media Room
October 28, 2015

Debra Schoenberger
Blooming with Books
October 29, 2015

Heidi’s Wanderings
October 30, 2015

Life as Leels
November 2, 2015

November 2, 2015

BOOK REVIEW: “REEF LIBRE” by Robert Wintner
Angela Thompson
A Mama’s Corner of the World

BOOK REVIEW: “REEF LIBRE” by Robert Wintner
Christina T.
Creating Serenity

BOOK REVIEW: “REEF LIBRE” by Robert Wintner
Lavish Bookshelf

BOOK REVIEW: “REEF LIBRE” by Robert Wintner
One Frugal Girl

BOOK REVIEW: “REEF LIBRE” by Robert Wintner
The Bookish and The Romantic

BOOK REVIEW: “REEF LIBRE” by Robert Wintner
Teresa Noel
T’s Stuff
October 19, 2015

BOOK REVIEW: “REEF LIBRE” by Robert Wintner
Laura Fabiani
Essentially Italian
October 19, 2015

BOOK REVIEW: “REEF LIBRE” by Robert Wintner
Bound 4 Escape
October 20, 2015

Saving our Reefs, by Robert Wintner, Author of Reef Libre
Jaquo Lifestyle Magazine
October 21, 2015

BOOK REVIEW: “REEF LIBRE” by Robert Wintner
Lori N. Lutes
She Treads Softly
October 22, 2015

For Kihei man, there is life beyond snorkel gear
Eileen Chao
The Maui News
August 30, 2015

Maui Author and Environmentalist’s New Books Recall Defining Era
Diane Ako
Star Advertiser
August 28, 2015

BOOK REVIEW: “1969 and Then Some” by Robert Wintner
Jan Miller
Joint Forces Journal
August 21, 2015

January 2015

Along Cuba’s Coast, the Last Best Coral Reef in the Caribbean Thrives
Fen Montaigne
YALE environment 360
March 2, 2015

Time Warp Traps Cuba Coral Reefs in Pristine State
Scott Norvell
March 2, 2015

Archived Press | 2014 & Earlier

  “The Journey Home” with Diego Mulligan,, Santa Fe, NM November 20, 2012 (click on On Demand, choose The Journey Home, Nov. 20)

  Making Waves with Mary Hall,, Jeffersonville, NY November 19, 2012

“Ecotopia” with Susan & Steve Tchudi,
Chico, CA November 13, 2012

“Talkin Pets” with Jon Patch
October 20, 2012

“An Evening with Guy Rathbun”,
CA October 17, 2012

The DeMarco-Polo Show
July 23, 2012  

Reef Society Under Siege

A Critical Look at Unlimited Extraction by the Aquarium Trade on Hawaii’s Coral Reefs Main Stream Media October, 2010 CFUV Radio with Chris Cook September 20, 2010  

Groups partner to combat Hawaii aquarium collection West Hawaii Today June 20, 2014        

The Downside of Trading Ben Sarver, Big Island Traveler Spring 2013 Support Builds for Protection of Hawaii’s Coral Reef Ecosystem December 18, 2012

Wildlife Species are a Public Trust, Not Disposable Trinkets November 24, 2012

Protecting Hawaii’s Reef Ecosystems from the Aquarium Trade Earthjustice October 24, 2012

The Dark Hobby Redux Sept 7, 2012

The Dark Hobby Redux: A 2012 update on the global 3-tier campaign to ban aquarium trade trafficking, Part 1 of 2

The Reef as a Community: Cold and Fuzzy Ke ola Magazine March 9, 2011

Snorkel Bob Sheds Light on Fishy Industry The Garden Island November 10, 2010

Saving Hawaii’s tropical fish and coral reefs from demise October 11, 2010 Sea Turtle Restoration Project

“In Addition to Coral Bleaching” September 2010 Diver Magazine

U.S. Humane Society Holds Meeting on Maui September 23, 2010 Maui Weekly

Maui County Says NO! to New York Times August 26, 2010 Huffington Post

Maui Could Be First County To Protect Aquarium Fish August 24, 2010 Honolulu Civil Beat

The Dark Hobby; Can We Stop the Devastating Impact of Home Aquaria on Reefs Worldwide? August 21, 2010

Maui County Council Ordinance Curbs Reef Extraction for Aquarium Trade August 13, 2010

Huffington Post Having Our Oceans and Eating Them Too July 13, 2010

Huffington Post Bill to police reef aquatic life advances June 17, 2010

Maui News Aquarium fish measures swim into the crosscurrents June 3, 2010

Maui News Maui bills target reef fish captures June 4, 2010

Honolulu Advertiser Where the Wild Things Are April 15, 2010

Maui Weekly Tropical Fish dump prompts outrage February, 29, 2010 West Hawaii Today

Something Smells Fishy

April 9, 2013
Pet News and Views



Focus on reef recovery
August 29, 2010
Maui News

Maui’s fish should stay in Maui’s waters
June 13, 2010
Maui News

Apologist Collectors, a crime against nature
February 1, 2010
West Hawaii Today


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