Hazardous waste from the Hamilton Seabright sewage pipeline has been contaminating the waters off South Shore beaches, according to a 2013 water-quality study — but only during rare, sustained weather patterns.
A new study has discovered a dramatic drop in the levels of mercury found in pregnant women in Bermuda in the last decade.
A study published in PLoS ONE has detailed a dramatic reduction in blood concentrations of methyl mercury in pregnant women in Bermuda.
In a unique collaboration researchers from around the globe have studied data from seven time-series and found that despite the varying geographic locations, each of the time-series sites exhibited similar changes in ocean chemistry due to anthropogenic CO2, confirming what many scientists have believed for years: ocean acidification is indeed changing ocean chemistry.
Part of BIOS’s year long Ocean Academy, HSBC Explorer offers students and teachers an opportunity to learn about local issues through a variety of hands-on lessons and activities.