Marine Protected Areas Publications

Guy Harvey Magazine Article 2018

The Delicate Balance of Protection A Guy Harvey Magazine Article by Dr. Craig Dahlgren "Anyone who has spent a lot of time on the water or under will tell stories of how things used to be and how things have changed. Nowhere has this change occurred more than on [...]

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Fowl Cays Coral Nursery Established

Fowl Cays Coral Nursery Established On July 15th, 2017, Perry Institute for Marine Science (PIMS) travelled to Marsh Harbour, Abaco in The Bahamas and successfully established a coral nursery in the Fowl Cays National Park. With Friends of the Environment’s Frank Kenyon Centre as their home base, Dr. Craig Dahlgren, Managing Director for PIMS, and the summer intern, Alannah Vellacott, constructed, deployed and populated four coral trees to start off [...]

Corals and Climate Change

Project Summary Corals live within a limited temperature range. As such, they are extremely vulnerable to changes in temperature. During the heat of late summer, sea temperatures that warm even a fraction of a degree above normal temperatures can cause corals to lose the symbiotic single cell algae that live within their tissues providing them with [...]