At the Cape Eleuthera Institute, Candice is responsible for connecting the organization locally and nationally in The Bahamas through education, conservation, and sustainability initiatives. Prior to moving to The Bahamas more than five years ago, Candice lived and worked in South Africa and Fiji on several marine research and conservation projects.
Candice earned a BSc in Marine Biology and Coastal Ecology at Plymouth University in the UK and is currently working towards her Master’s degree in Biology with Miami University (Ohio, USA). In 2015 she was selected to join the Kinship Conservation Fellows program which focuses on market-based solutions to conservation challenges.
Candice is interested in research that supports natural resource management, education and making science accessible to the general public. Candice values the importance of incorporating traditional knowledge, culture and community participation in conservation planning, and believes that models that focus on community interests such as food security, income and education can ensure the success of projects.
Candice is an AGRRA Trainer, PADI Divemaster, EFR Instructor and SOLO Wilderness First Responder.
We create and manage coral restoration practices within organizations and businesses throughout The Bahamas and the Caribbean. Our goal is to help organizations and businesses see how coral restoration benefits the educational, recreational, economic and scientific agendas of the entire region.