Palmyra is a treasure chest of biological riches and a natural marine laboratory.
Marine scientist Jenn Caselle says that Palmyra is providing answers that may help reefs survive.
The Conservancy’s Palmyra Atoll has become the ultimate living laboratory for researchers who spend their days working in some of the healthiest—and most dangerous—shark habitat in the world.
Palmyra serves as a refuge for many endangered species, including the rare coconut crab.
Palmyra is that rare place where top predators such as sharks still dominate the reef ecosystem.
Palmyra is home to more than a million nesting seabirds, including large colonies of sooty terns.
Palmyra is home to the last surviving stands of Pisonia beach forest in the tropical U.S. Pacific.
Although it has never been settled, Palmyra has a fascinating history dating back 200 years.
Palmyra has never been settled by humans. It is a place where nature still rules. Get the facts
Palmyra Atoll, a U.S. Territory, is located 1,052 miles south of Hawai’i, just above the equator.