With the death on October 22, 2012, of James Newton Butler, Harvard and science witnessed the passing of an environmental pioneer. Jim is remembered in Cambridge for his humor, curiosity, and kindness as well as for his scientific achievements. Yet his Harvard colleagues were hardly aware that for decades he brought the same gifts to important biological research in Bermuda.
Dalhousie University and BIOS, both global leaders in marine science education and research, are launching a joint initiative that provides a new experiential learning program for students in oceanography.
I rise today to inform this Honourable House that a Control Plan for the invasive lionfish has been completed. The Plan was developed in a collaborative effort between Government, NGOs, and concerned citizens through a group known as the Lionfish Taskforce.
A Dalhousie fund intended to support student scholarships and faculty exchanges at BIOS has raised nearly $1 million.
BIOS adds to research fleet capabilities with new glider