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2009, 2018

Contemporary and emerging fisheries in The Bahamas

By | September 20th, 2018|Categories: |

"Contemporary and emerging fisheries in The Bahamas— Conservation and management challenges, achievements and future directions." Krista D. Sherman | Aaron D. Shultz | Craig P. Dahlgren | Claire Thomas |Edward Brooks | Annabelle Brooks | Daniel R. Brumbaugh |Lester Gittens | Karen J. Murchie The harvest of marine resources has long-standing cultural and economic importance to The Bahamas. [...]

907, 2018

Ecological Impacts of Sponge Harvest: An Assessment of Sponge Grounds off Andros Island

By | July 9th, 2018|Categories: |

Ecological Impacts of Sponge Harvest: An Assessment of Sponge Grounds Off Andros Island QUICK INTRO ON SPONGES There are currently 8897 described species of sponges belonging to the phylum Porifera, with hundreds of species reported from the Caribbean region, including The Bahamas. In discussing sponges with spongers of The Bahamas, however, they only consider [...]

207, 2018

10 Years of Coral Restoration in South Abaco.

By | July 2nd, 2018|Categories: , , |

10 Years of Coral Restoration in South Abaco Building Resilience, Restoring Reefs. In 2008, Dr. Craig Dahlgren of the Perry Institute for Marine Science and a team from Disney’s The Seas with Nemo and Friends aquarium at Epcot in Orlando began conducting experimental coral restoration on reefs between Disney Cruise Line’s Castaway Cay and [...]

2006, 2018

Introducing Anna Zuke a New PADI Reef Rescue Diver Instructor!

By | June 20th, 2018|Categories: , |

Introducing Anna Zuke a New PADI Reef Rescue Diver Instructor! Introducing Anna Zuke a New PADI Reef Rescue Diver Instructor! Trained by Perry Institute for Marine Science Reef Rescue Network Coordinator Hayley Jo PADI Course Director. Ever since her first ocean dive, Anna has been enthralled with coral- she has researched reef restoration techniques, been involved with a conservation group and dive shops, and worked on coral [...]

1105, 2018

AGRRATrainingofTrainers

By | May 11th, 2018|Categories: , |

Atlantic & Gulf Rapid Reef Assessment Training of Trainers: Sharing the Key to Understanding Coral Reefs Coral reefs are an integral ecosystem on Earth as they provide many ecosystem services like food security, coastal protection from storms, medicine and millions of jobs through fishing, tourism and recreation. Countries and communities, like The Bahamas, are [...]

204, 2018

Baha Mar Partners With Reef Rescue Network With A Strong Commitment to Coral Conservation

By | April 2nd, 2018|Categories: , , |

Baha Mar Partners With Reef Rescue Network With A Strong Commitment to Coral Conservation Furthering Baha Mar’s commitment to coral reef conservation, the resort destination announces today the launch of its partnership with The Reef Rescue Network, a newly-created network of organizations and businesses in The Bahamas committed to the creation and management of coral restoration. [...]