Reef Rescue Network Travels to St. Lucia

by Hayley-Jo Carr, Training Director & Coordinator at PIMS's Reef Rescue Network Our coral reefs are disappearing. About 50 percent of the world’s coral reefs have already been lost or severely damaged. Coral reefs are some of the most biologically rich and economically valuable ecosystems on Earth. However, coral [...]

By |2020-02-20T17:24:00+00:00February 20th, 2020|, |

Coral Team Welcomes Middlebury College

by Natalia Hurtado, Research Associate at PIMS/CEI The Advanced Field Biology class of Middlebury College visited Eleuthera and joined the educational program offered by the Cape Eleuthera Institute: The Island School (CEIS). The group is lead by Dr. Erin Eggleston and Dr. Jeremy Ward. Top row from left [...]

By |2020-02-06T16:23:09+00:00February 6th, 2020||

Super Coral Play Challenge

Join PIMS in Making the #SuperCoralPlay for Super Bowl LIV  by Casey Harris, Research Associate at PIMS & Cape Eleuthera Institute Hayley-Jo Carr, Training Director and Coordinator at PIMS's Reef Rescue Network The Perry Institute for Marine Science (PIMS) is participating in the #SuperCoralPlay campaign by [...]

By |2020-01-30T18:15:10+00:00January 30th, 2020||

PERRY INSTITUTE FOR MARINE SCIENCE — 2019 End of Year Review

by Dr. Craig Dahlgren, Executive Director at PIMS As 2020 gets underway, we felt it was fitting to reflect on a successful year for the Perry Institute for Marine Science. We have carefully assessed last year's progress, as well as compiled what we aim to accomplish this year, in [...]

By |2020-01-24T14:25:01+00:00January 8th, 2020|, |

Official Post-Hurricane Dorian Report

by Dr. Craig Dahlgren, Executive Director at PIMS Hurricane Dorian was the most devastating storm in the modern history of the Bahamas. Based on prior research, as well as assessments of the coral reefs in the affected islands, the Perry Institute for Marine Science is now able to provide [...]

By |2020-02-14T13:46:28+00:00January 3rd, 2020|, |

Atlantis Resort Expands Staghorn Coral Nursery

by Hayley-Jo Carr, Training Director & Coordinator at PIMS's Reef Rescue Network December 2019 has been a busy end of the year at the Atlantis Resort with the expansion of its staghorn coral nursery in collaboration with the Perry Institute for Marine Science’s Reef Rescue Network.   In [...]

By |2019-12-30T18:06:31+00:00December 30th, 2019|, |

PIMS’s Hurricane Dorian Research Highlighted on CBS-Affiliate

Hurricane Dorian hit the Bahamas on Sept. 1 with catastrophic consequences. Wind speeds of 185 mph slammed the islands, killing dozens of people and flattening homes. It's considered the worst natural disaster in the country's history, causing billions of dollars of damage. And while the toll the storm took on [...]

By |2019-12-23T14:28:43+00:00December 23rd, 2019||

Hurricane Dorian: Evaluating Reef Impact

Evaluating the Impact of Hurricane Dorian on our Coral Reefs by Dr. Craig Dahlgren, Executive Director at PIMS While it may have faded from the news, Hurricane Dorian continues to have a major impact on The Bahamas. The Perry Institute for Marine Science led the first expedition [...]

By |2019-12-16T19:44:58+00:00December 16th, 2019|, |

FRCP Shares December 2019 Update

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 [...]

By |2019-12-06T19:55:11+00:00December 9th, 2019|, |