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2018 Corals in the Classroom Workshop

2018 Corals in the Classroom Teacher Workshop

Thank you to the teachers who joined us for our 2018 Corals in the Classroom Workshop. In mid-August, we partnered with the National Aquarium to introduce local teachers to our Coral Reef Ecology Curriculum. Teachers participated in a two-day, hands-on workshop focused …

J.A.M.I.N. Student Voice 2017-18

August 2, 2018

J.A.M.I.N. Student Voice 2017-18

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Previously, you heard the voice of the students in our B.A.M. program. Now it’s time to hear how the students in Jamaica feel about our J.A.M.I.N. program. Year 1 Program   “My favorite part of the J.A.M.I.N. program is when I actually got to …

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J.A.M.I.N. Spring 2018

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J.A.M.I.N. Spring 2018

In partnership with the University of the West Indies Discovery Bay Marine Lab and Seville Heritage Park, we have successfully completed another year of the Jamaican Awareness of Mangroves (J.A.M.I.N.) program. Our tenth-grade students at St. Hilda and William Knibb High …

B.A.M. Student Voice 2017-2018

July 26, 2018

B.A.M. Student Voice 2017-2018 Jada McKenzie

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Throughout the B.A.M. and J.A.M.I.N. programs, we evaluate each program by surveying students in each of the three phases. We use this information to gage how much information the students initially know regarding mangroves and their attitudes towards them before we begin the programs. …

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B.A.M. Spring 2018

B.A.M. Spring 2018

With our partners at FRIENDS of the Environment, we would like to congratulate the students in our 2017-2018 Bahamas Awareness of Mangroves (B.A.M.) program for completing yet another successful year of the program. Our year 1 students from Forest Heights Academy had …

That’s a Wrap!

July 19, 2018

That's a Wrap

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Another Successful Year of Mangrove Education & Restoration Programs We are midway through summer now in Jamaica and The Bahamas, and of course, it’s blazing hot in the Caribbean. I can’t help but wonder – how are the mangrove propagules …

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Meet Our Middle School 2018 Science…

June 21, 2018

2018 High School 1st Place Winner

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After we announce the winners of our Science Without Borders® Challenge, I get a lot of questions about the students. Where are they from? How long have they been interested in art? Are they planning on studying art at university? The incredible artwork …

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Meet Our High School 2018 Science…

June 19, 2018

2018 High School 1st Place Winner

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Another Science Without Borders® Challenge has come to a conclusion. We received over 600 pieces of artwork from 38 different countries, each a unique and individual piece portraying Why Coral Reefs Matter. Once again, I’m in awe at the artistic abilities of our youth. …

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2017 Annual Report

June 5, 2018

Throughout 2017, the Foundation Staff completed the arduous task of cataloguing and quality-controlling the “big-data” we collected during the Global Reef Expedition field work component (2011-2015).  In collaboration with the University of Miami (RSMAS), we have embarked on a scientific …

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Science without Borders® Challenge…

Science Without Borders® Challenge 2018 High School Semi-Finalists

Congratulations to all the Science Without Borders® Challenge 2018 High School Finalists! This year’s theme focuses on “Why Coral Reefs Matter.” We’ll announce the High School winners next week.                 

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