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2014 Reef Watch Report presented to Minister for Health and Environment

Dr. Thaddeus Murdoch presenting a copy of the 2014 Reef Watch Report to the Hon. Jean Atherden, Minister for Health, Seniors & the Environment.The Bermuda Zoological Society (BZS) is pleased to announce that the 2014 REEF Watch Report is now available to the public, and has also been officially presented to the Hon. Jean Atherden, JP, MP, Minister for Health & Environment.
The report is a culmination of the data collected during REEF Watch 2014, which was held on Saturday, June 28, and supported by lead sponsor, Hiscox. During the one-day event, members of the community were invited to participate in an island-wide effort to monitor the health of Bermuda's reefs in support of the Bermuda Reef Ecosystem Analysis and Monitoring (BREAM) programme, led by chief scientist, Dr. Thaddeus Murdoch.
Not only was the event a huge success as a fundraiser for continued reef protection and support of BREAM, it also provided scientists with an amazing amount of data that…

Reef Watch - 2014 Annual Report

The 2014 annual report of the BZS Reef Watch project can be accessed at this:link to pdf file

BZS Reef Watch - Methods Manual

The Reef Watch - Methods Manual is available as a pdf at this link: LINK

Reef Watch 2013 - Report via open access (google drive)


BREAM team receives a Catlin Marine Grant award to carry out 3 years of reef erosion studies

Catlin Marine Grant Awards Funds to Three Local Charities

…funds will continue scientific research into Bermuda’s coral reefs, and tackle waste on Bermuda shorelines

Hamilton, Bermuda, April 24, 2013.

The Bermuda End-to-End today announced three recipients for its new Catlin Marine Grant, a three-year initiative to support charitable programmes aimed at raising awareness of, and preserving and protecting Bermuda’s marine environment.

“We are very excited to announce three local charities who will receive support from this new award,” said Graham Pewter, CEO and President of Catlin Bermuda. “The goal for the three-year life of the Catlin Marine Grant is to encourage projects which have measurable outcomes and are sustainable over time.

“It was our wish, in creating this $100,000 grant, to support meaningful initiatives within the local charitable and scientific community. We are pleased to be able to fulfill this.”

The Catlin Marine Grant evolved from the reef-mapping work undertaken b…