With Coral Reefs in Hot Water, Bermuda Could be a Safe Haven

A two-panel photo showing coral before and after a bleaching event

Elevated ocean temperatures have threatened coral reefs around the world for over a year, but this October marked a tipping point. NOAA scientists declared the onset of a global coral reef bleaching event impacting coral reefs in every ocean basin, and projected the bleaching will only intensify in 2016. This is the third such global bleaching event in history

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Some of our Achievements in 2012

R/V Atlantic Explorer

Thanks to your support in 2012, scientists at BIOS were able to make significant strides in understanding pressing ocean science issues of both local and global importance. At the same time, BIOS educators successfully brought ocean science education into the hands of students and teachers throughout Bermuda and beyond its borders

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