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Mapping Reef Health: Using Photogrammetry and 3D Models to Monitor and Visualize Coral Reefs

Over the last several years, PIMS has been working to create detailed 3D models and reconstructions of coral reefs using photogrammetry. These models and photomosaics (2D satellite-style maps of reef surfaces) are incredible tools for monitoring reef health. Now, we will give you a taste of this exciting technology, for [...]

By |2020-07-02T17:45:28+00:00July 2nd, 2020||

PADI Women’s Dive Day Competition

COMPETITION TIME! To celebrate PADI Women’s Dive Day and the launch of our NEW Community Conservation Education and Action (CCEA) Program we are giving FOUR lucky Bahamian women the chance to Discover Scuba Diving! The CCEA program seeks to provide the tools, training, and experience to help foster a greater [...]

By |2020-07-02T16:26:52+00:00July 1st, 2020||

Stony Coral Tissue Loss Disease Penetrates New Providence

by Stanton Charlton, Communications Specialist at PIMS For several months now, the world has become familiar with the increasing ferocity of COVID-19. Stony Coral Tissue Loss Disease (SCTLD) may be equally threatening, if not moreso, to Caribbean coral reefs. After confirming its spread to Grand Bahama in March, we [...]

By |2020-06-17T00:46:07+00:00June 11th, 2020|, , |

Atlantis Celebrates World Oceans Day with Continued Success at its Coral Nursery

by Hayley-Jo Carr, Training Director & Coordinator at PIMS's Reef Rescue Network The Atlantis Blue Project Foundation’s mission includes helping to save endangered species and coral reefs throughout The Bahamas and they are certainly taking a step in the right direction with the ongoing success of their [...]

Newly Located Corals Thriving: Shedd & PIMS Experiment Within the Reef Rescue Network

by Natalia Hurtado, Research Associate at PIMS/CEI Casey Harris, Research Associate at PIMS/CEI The critically endangered species Acropora cervicornis, commonly known as staghorn coral, has been successfully reared in coral tree nurseries by the Reef Rescue Network in The Bahamas. Last October, we joined a research expedition aboard Shedd [...]

By |2020-06-17T00:45:42+00:00May 22nd, 2020||

PIMS & Partners Release New Research: Abaco Reef Adapts to Warming Ocean Waters

                   PRESS RELEASE May 21, 2020   Media Contact: Stanton Charlton Perry Institute for Marine Science scharlton@perryinstitute.org   NEW RESEARCH INDICATES ABACO REEF SUCCESSFULLY ADAPTS TO WARMING OCEAN WATERS New Published Study Will Aid in Coral Reef Conservation Efforts   New research published today in Coral Reefs documents a shallow-water coral reef [...]

By |2020-05-26T18:14:39+00:00May 21st, 2020||

Microfragmentation Poised to Revitalize Coral Innovation Hub

by Natalia Hurtado, Research Associate at CEI & PIMS Casey Harris, Research Associate at CEI & PIMS Last November, The Bahamas Coral Innovation Hub welcomed Senior Scientist Dr. David Vaughan (Plant a Million Corals) and Coral Aquaculture Supervisor Dr. Robin Smith (The Nature Conservancy) to Eleuthera to continue its [...]

By |2020-04-09T19:50:23+00:00April 9th, 2020|, |

Everything You Need to Know About SCTLD

by Dr. Craig Dahlgren, Executive Director at PIMS On April 13th, the Perry Institute for Marine Science hosted its first webinar on Stony Coral Tissue Loss Disease. In case you missed it, watch the full recording below: Download PowerPoint Presentation The COVID-19 pandemic has fundamentally changed the [...]

By |2020-04-30T22:36:22+00:00April 3rd, 2020|, |