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Blog 2019-04-30T18:08:07+00:00
912, 2019

FRCP Shares December 2019 Update

December 9th, 2019|Categories: , |Tags: , , , |

Preserving Fisheries and Ecosystems  by Dr. Krista Sherman, Senior Scientist at PIMS The Fisheries Research & Conservation Program (FRCP) has had a very productive 2019! With the support of partners and interns, we visited 7 islands and spent more than 200 hours underwater. We completed surveys for several important fishery species and assessed [...]

212, 2019

Staghorn Coral Restoration

December 2nd, 2019|Categories: , , |Tags: , , |

PIMS & Shedd Aquarium Unite for Coral Restoration Expedition by Hayley-Jo Carr, Training Director & Coordinator at PIMS, Reef Rescue Network Valeria Pizarro, Research Associate at PIMS, Cape Eleuthera Institute Natalia Hurtado, Research Associate at PIMS, Cape Eleuthera Institute The long-term survival of the staghorn coral Acropora cervicornis is threatened unless successful active [...]

2511, 2019

Fish Spawning Aggregations Workshop 2019 Recap

November 25th, 2019|Categories: , , |Tags: , , , , |

Monitoring Our Breeders: Building Capacity for Fish Spawning Aggregation Research in The Bahamas by Dr. Krista Sherman, Senior Scientist at PIMS From November 11-13, 2019, the Perry Institute for Marine Science (PIMS) conducted its first fish spawning aggregations training workshop under the Fisheries Research & Conservation Program. The workshop was focused on fish [...]

110, 2019

Hurricanes, Coral Reefs & Climate Change

October 1st, 2019|Categories: , |

Over the past few weeks we have been reminded of the sheer destructive power of hurricanes and how our climate is changing. Both of these interconnected issues are intricately tied with the past and future of coral reefs, and the species that depend on them - including our own.

1809, 2019

Saddened by the Devastation left by Hurricane Dorian in the Northern Bahamas

September 18th, 2019|Categories: |

An aerial view shows damage after Hurricane Dorian to the Pelican Shores area of Marsh Harbour, Abaco, Bahamas. Following the devastating passage of Hurricane Dorian through the Northern Bahamas, we are saddened by the tragic loss of life, and the suffering that the people of the Abaco Islands and Grand Bahama have endured. Many of our friends and [...]

306, 2019

Valentine’s Dive Center Show Corals Some Love

June 3rd, 2019|Categories: , , |

VALENTINE'S DIVE CENTER SHOW CORALS SOME LOVE Written by: Hayley-Jo Carr, Training Director and Coordinator, Reef Rescue Network Valentine's Dive Center is located on the west side of Harbour Island in The Bahamas. Valentine's is the leading PADI dive resort facility in the area offering daily dives, snorkel trips, private charters, a certification program, [...]