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B.A.M. Bahamas Mangrove Planting

B.A.M. Bahamas Mangrove Planting

We’re back in the Bahamas again for some Bahamas mangrove planting… taking students and teachers to restore a local mangrove forest. It’s the final phase in a new mangrove education and restoration program called Bahamas Awareness of Mangroves (B.A.M.). Forty-five students …

B.A.M. - A New Project to Restore…

April 25, 2016

B.A.M. - A New Project to Restore Mangroves in The Bahamas

April 21, 2016 ANNAPOLIS, MD – This week, the Khaled bin Sultan Living Oceans Foundation (KSLOF), in partnership with Friends of the Environment (FRIENDS), is taking students and teachers to restore a local mangrove forest. It’s the final phase in …

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Putting Preservation on the Map: Living…

April 14, 2016

Restoring The World's Oceans Thru Science

This article, published in What’s Up Magazine of Annapolis (Maryland), features an interview with Living Oceans Foundation Executive Director Captain Philip G. Renaud and discusses the Foundation’s headquarters relocation to Annapolis along with their charter and mission of preserving and …

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Art + Science

April 12, 2016

Think Reefs by Ainer Padrigo of the Phillipines

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Our Science without Borders® Challenge is coming to a close at the end of the month. This international art competition engages students to promote the need to preserve, protect, and restore the world’s oceans and aquatic resources. It also uses …

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El Niño’s warmth devastates reefs…

April 5, 2016

El Niño’s warmth devastates reefs worldwide

This article on how El Niño’s warmth devastates reefs worldwide, published in Science magazine, references Living Oceans Foundation Coral Reef Ecologist Alex Dempsey and focuses on the impact to the Great Barrier Reef (GBR) which the Foundation surveyed as part of …

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There’s a first time for everything

March 31, 2016

Students enjoying our Mangrove Organism Show and Tell

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Mangrove Education and Restoration Program Blog After spending two weeks in the Caribbean, we have successfully implemented the J.A.M.I.N. and B.A.M. programs. This trip, my favorite part has been watching the students light up when they interact with the animals that …

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JAMIN Spring 2016

JAMIN Spring 2016

Journey with us through these images from our Jamaica Awareness of Mangroves in Nature, JAMIN Spring 2016 project.  Students and teachers alike went beyond just mangrove trees to learn about the entire mangrove ecosystem, its role in nature, and the organisms that …

BAM Spring 2016

BAM Spring 2016 Photos

Here are some fantastic images of our time spent in The Bahamas to conduct the Bahamas Awareness of Mangroves, BAM Spring 2016 project.  Not sure who had more fun … the BAM LOF Education Team, the teachers, or the students!  We all …

Inside the Mangrove Forest

March 29, 2016

Inside the Mangrove Forest Film Preview

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Mangrove Education and Restoration Program Blog Sometimes as an educator it is difficult to inspire students, even if we are passionate about an issue. No matter what I do in the classroom, I still feel like I can’t reach some youth. …

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Inside the Mangrove Forest

March 29, 2016

Inside the Mangrove Forest

Welcome to the mangrove forest, where the daily rhythm of the tides sets the pace. These coastal wetlands create a sanctuary for an extraordinary range of creatures; 3/4 of all tropical fish are born here and countless reptiles and birds …

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