The Perry Institute for Marine Science (PIMS) recently released the latest edition of its Coral Reef Report Card. The report card grades Bahamian coral reef ecosystem health and assesses ongoing threats, while outlining successful measures needed to reverse the decline of coral reefs.
The Perry Institute for Marine Science is a nonprofit organization committed to protecting the oceans. To that end, they’ve created the Reef Rescue Network.
In this series of articles, we’ll profile conservation organizations focused on ocean protection. Today we’re chatting with Kristal Ambrose, the founder of Bahamas Plastic Movement.
Sharks in Bahamian waters enjoy broad protections, so it’s no surprise that they’re thriving. Here are the top four shark encounters in the Bahamas.
Imagine gliding effortlessly alongside some of the oceans’ most beautiful and majestic creatures. Now head to Stuart Cove’s in the Bahamas, grab a SeaBob, and make that dream a reality.
Scuba diving with oceanic whitetips should be on every diver’s bucket list. What’s the best place to see them?
One of the ocean’s most recognizable sharks congregate each winter in the crystal-clear waters of the Bahamas.
Even when a dive vacation doesn’t go to plan, idyllic Long Island, Bahamas, still delivers topside beauty and underwater treats.
Although coral nurseries are not new, they’ve seen a huge increase in recent years in terms of numbers and divers involved. You, too, can help give back to the ocean you love by becoming a Coral Nursery Restoration Diver.
The waters of the Bahamas are spectacular even from space, as astronaut Scott Kelly has shown in images captured from the International Space Station. But what’s below the waves is even more beautiful.
Here we tend to find a more rugged expanse of rocky outcrops, hard corals and tunnel-like swim- throughs.
The Willaurie has graced both the silver screen and television, as well as featuring in many a dive magazine and article about the Bahamas.
It’s a two-for-one dive with the wreck of the Port Nelson and Bacardi Bar reef awaiting divers off the coast of Nassau, Bahamas.
Of all the wrecks that found their final resting place on Abu Nuhas, the Chrisoula K sparks the most debate.
Ask any diver who’s been lucky enough to swim alongside a tiger shark, and they’ll tell you that there are few animals on this planet more majestic.
This small cay is a continuous hub of activity, with a large community of different bird species flying to and fro.
A dive site like this, alive with sharks, rays, turtles, fish and other marine life, is a must.
Starting with the first silent underwater film in 1916, 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea, Nassau’s reefs have been backdrops for many films, spanning several decades.