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PIMS & Shedd Aquarium Unite for Coral Restoration Expedition

The long-term survival of the staghorn coral Acropora cervicornis is threatened unless successful active reef restoration is applied. As part of restoration efforts, the species has been successfully reared in many coral nurseries in different locations in The Bahamas & Caribbean by Reef Rescue Network partners. Knowing that increasing genetic

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Fish Spawning Aggregations Workshop Recap

Fish spawning aggregations (FSAs) are used by many species to breed or reproduce, and this strategy is typical of commercially and ecologically important fishes like groupers and snappers. During November 11-13th 2019, the Perry Institute for Marine Science (PIMS) conducted its first training workshop under the Fisheries Research & Conservation

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BNT Navigator Leaders Participate in Capacity-Building Training

To ensure that its over 200 dedicated volunteer leaders in its environmental education program are equipped and inspired, the BNT heavily invests in their professional development. Leaders are well resourced to lead the program and create positive impact in schools and communities around the country. During the 2019 Symposium, Navigator

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BNT Navigator Leader Emerges as Finalist in the 2019 Trendsetters Awards

Gail Strachan, Navigator Leader at R.M. Bailey High School on Nassau surfaced as a finalist in the 2019 BNT Discovery Club Trendsetters Awards. The Trendsetters Awards recognizes individuals who demonstrate exemplary leadership and innovation in environmental education. The truly incredible and inspiring 10 finalists this year were a diverse group

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ATLANTIS BAHAMAS HURRICANE DORIAN RELIEF FUND

We are thankful for the outpouring of support from our friends and families during Hurricane Dorian. We are grateful that Nassau, New Providence and Atlantis, Paradise Island were not severely impacted by the storm. While Atlantis was not affected, unfortunately several of the family islands in northwestern Bahamas are experiencing

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Assessing the Health of Abaco’s Reefs

At the far north of the Bahamian archipelago, Abaco represents some of the northernmost tropical coral reefs in the Atlantic. Abaco has a number of unique coral reef areas. The barrier reef that stretches from Elbow Cay for over 110 miles to the west past Walker’s Cay is among the

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PIMS Re-Joins the Association of Marine Laboratories of the Caribbean

The Association of Marine Laboratories of the Caribbean (AMLC) hosted its 39th meeting in Punta Cana, Dominican Republic during May 19-24, 2019 under the theme: Environmental variability in the wider Caribbean and the ecological, social, and economic consequences. The meeting was attended by a diverse group of participants with interests

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Atlantis Resort Dolphin Cay Staff Outplant Corals At Green Cay

Written by: Hayley-Jo Carr, Reef Rescue Network Training Director & Coordinator April 2019, Atlantis Resort Dolphin Cay staff joined the Perry Institute of Marine Science (PIMS) to outplant 46 Coral Fragments onto the reef at Green Cay near Paradise Island, The Bahamas. Linda Hammerton (Director of Marine Mammal Operations), Marvin

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BREEF Celebrates Earth Day 2019 with Fun Beach Snorkel

  On Monday, April 22nd, BREEF celebrated Earth Day by hosting a day fun filled day of activities, including snorkeling, an educational Easter “egg” Hunt, a beach clean-up and a live conch demonstration. Over 40 snorkelers participated of all ages and 10 pounds of garbage collected on Saunders Beach.  

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PIMS & Shedd Aquarium Unite for Coral Restoration Expedition

The long-term survival of the staghorn coral Acropora cervicornis is threatened unless successful active reef restoration is applied. As part of restoration efforts, the species has been successfully reared in many coral nurseries in different locations in The Bahamas & Caribbean by Reef Rescue Network partners. Knowing that increasing genetic

Read More »

Fish Spawning Aggregations Workshop Recap

Fish spawning aggregations (FSAs) are used by many species to breed or reproduce, and this strategy is typical of commercially and ecologically important fishes like groupers and snappers. During November 11-13th 2019, the Perry Institute for Marine Science (PIMS) conducted its first training workshop under the Fisheries Research & Conservation

Read More »

BNT Navigator Leaders Participate in Capacity-Building Training

To ensure that its over 200 dedicated volunteer leaders in its environmental education program are equipped and inspired, the BNT heavily invests in their professional development. Leaders are well resourced to lead the program and create positive impact in schools and communities around the country. During the 2019 Symposium, Navigator

Read More »

BNT Navigator Leader Emerges as Finalist in the 2019 Trendsetters Awards

Gail Strachan, Navigator Leader at R.M. Bailey High School on Nassau surfaced as a finalist in the 2019 BNT Discovery Club Trendsetters Awards. The Trendsetters Awards recognizes individuals who demonstrate exemplary leadership and innovation in environmental education. The truly incredible and inspiring 10 finalists this year were a diverse group

Read More »

ATLANTIS BAHAMAS HURRICANE DORIAN RELIEF FUND

We are thankful for the outpouring of support from our friends and families during Hurricane Dorian. We are grateful that Nassau, New Providence and Atlantis, Paradise Island were not severely impacted by the storm. While Atlantis was not affected, unfortunately several of the family islands in northwestern Bahamas are experiencing

Read More »

Assessing the Health of Abaco’s Reefs

At the far north of the Bahamian archipelago, Abaco represents some of the northernmost tropical coral reefs in the Atlantic. Abaco has a number of unique coral reef areas. The barrier reef that stretches from Elbow Cay for over 110 miles to the west past Walker’s Cay is among the

Read More »

PIMS Re-Joins the Association of Marine Laboratories of the Caribbean

The Association of Marine Laboratories of the Caribbean (AMLC) hosted its 39th meeting in Punta Cana, Dominican Republic during May 19-24, 2019 under the theme: Environmental variability in the wider Caribbean and the ecological, social, and economic consequences. The meeting was attended by a diverse group of participants with interests

Read More »

Atlantis Resort Dolphin Cay Staff Outplant Corals At Green Cay

Written by: Hayley-Jo Carr, Reef Rescue Network Training Director & Coordinator April 2019, Atlantis Resort Dolphin Cay staff joined the Perry Institute of Marine Science (PIMS) to outplant 46 Coral Fragments onto the reef at Green Cay near Paradise Island, The Bahamas. Linda Hammerton (Director of Marine Mammal Operations), Marvin

Read More »

BREEF Celebrates Earth Day 2019 with Fun Beach Snorkel

  On Monday, April 22nd, BREEF celebrated Earth Day by hosting a day fun filled day of activities, including snorkeling, an educational Easter “egg” Hunt, a beach clean-up and a live conch demonstration. Over 40 snorkelers participated of all ages and 10 pounds of garbage collected on Saunders Beach.  

Read More »