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Photo Wednesday

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A shallow coral reef community near Chub Head Beacon

BREAM Report: Preliminary assessment of the Sea Venture artifical shipwreck dive site

BREAM featured on the new "Explore the Oceans" features on Google Earth

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The BREAM project has contributed photos, video and information for the new Oceans component of the Google Earth mapping application - which can be uploaded at this link.

The Bermuda Royal Gazette article about the preview can be read here

The BREAM team mission

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BREAM

The Bermuda Reef Ecosystem Assessment and Mapping Programme

BREAM represents the marine side of the Bermuda Biodiversity Project (BBP) at the Bermuda Zoological Society (BZS).

The Bermuda Biodiveristy Project is the umbrella name for all research at the BAMZ facility, including projects conducted in conjunction with other organisations. The BBP goals are to initiate and coordinate a comprehensive local and international effort to catalogue all of Bermuda's flora and fauna, forming the basis for the sustainable use of the Island's living resources.

The BZS was created to enhance the Bermuda Aquarium, Museum & Zoo for the benefit of Bermuda, its residents and visitors. The Bermuda Government provides continuous support of the physical plant and operational needs, while the BZS, a not-for-profit organisation, supports the development, education and research programmes at BAMZ, and organises special exhibits and activities for the community.

The aims of BREAM are:

A) To suppor…