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Marine Mammal Mysteries: Stranding Response Efforts in The Bahamas

Recent Strandings in The Bahamas  Sperm Whale, Eleuthera, December 2023 In December 2023, the head of a sperm whale washed ashore at Lighthouse Point in Eleuthera. Dr. Higgs and his team from the Cape Eleuthera Institute (CEI) responded quickly. Unfortunately, the incident highlighted some public misconceptions. Some individuals tried to take

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Reef Rescue Network: Growing Stronger

The Atlantis Blue Project Foundation is thrilled to share inspiring news from the frontlines of marine conservation. The Reef Rescue Network’s “Coral is Calling” campaign, launched in 2023 in response to the severe coral bleaching events and diseases that have scarred our ocean over the last decade, has marked a

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2023 Bleaching Crisis in The Bahamas

The breathtaking coral reefs of The Bahamas, renowned around the world for their vibrancy and diverse marine life, are under serious and  immediate threat as a powerful ocean heat wave driven by climate change is causing widespread coral bleaching and killing off entire reef ecosystems. Over the past several weeks

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Bahamian Ballet: Manatees Dance Through Our Waters in 2023

In the sparkling waters of The Bahamas, there is a gentle giant that has captured our collective hearts – the manatee. And while we are filled with relief that there have been no recent reports of marine mammal strandings, our citizen scientists have gifted us with something special this spring:

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Turning Tides: Introducing The Bahamas’ Coral Gene Bank

A harrowing marine crisis calls for bold, innovative solutions — a reality that underpins our recent launch of The Bahamas’ inaugural living coral gene bank.  This groundbreaking initiative — aptly termed a “Noah’s Ark” for corals — offers a glimmer of hope amid the region-wide havoc wreaked by the Stony

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Marine Mammal Mysteries: Stranding Response Efforts in The Bahamas

Recent Strandings in The Bahamas  Sperm Whale, Eleuthera, December 2023 In December 2023, the head of a sperm whale washed ashore at Lighthouse Point in Eleuthera. Dr. Higgs and his team from the Cape Eleuthera Institute (CEI) responded quickly. Unfortunately, the incident highlighted some public misconceptions. Some individuals tried to take

Read More »

Reef Rescue Network: Growing Stronger

The Atlantis Blue Project Foundation is thrilled to share inspiring news from the frontlines of marine conservation. The Reef Rescue Network’s “Coral is Calling” campaign, launched in 2023 in response to the severe coral bleaching events and diseases that have scarred our ocean over the last decade, has marked a

Read More »

2023 Bleaching Crisis in The Bahamas

The breathtaking coral reefs of The Bahamas, renowned around the world for their vibrancy and diverse marine life, are under serious and  immediate threat as a powerful ocean heat wave driven by climate change is causing widespread coral bleaching and killing off entire reef ecosystems. Over the past several weeks

Read More »

Bahamian Ballet: Manatees Dance Through Our Waters in 2023

In the sparkling waters of The Bahamas, there is a gentle giant that has captured our collective hearts – the manatee. And while we are filled with relief that there have been no recent reports of marine mammal strandings, our citizen scientists have gifted us with something special this spring:

Read More »

Turning Tides: Introducing The Bahamas’ Coral Gene Bank

A harrowing marine crisis calls for bold, innovative solutions — a reality that underpins our recent launch of The Bahamas’ inaugural living coral gene bank.  This groundbreaking initiative — aptly termed a “Noah’s Ark” for corals — offers a glimmer of hope amid the region-wide havoc wreaked by the Stony

Read More »