Today [June 5] the Ministry of Home Affairs, the Waitt Institute, and Bermuda Institute of Ocean Sciences [BIOS], signed a Memorandum of Understanding [MOU] to form the Bermuda Ocean Prosperity Programme.
The [Princess] also increased its support for BIOS’s bid to reduce the number of invasive lionfish in Bermuda’s waters by buying more fish from the organisation.
An oceanographer is deploying an undersea glider to take measurements during the Category 3 storm, which is expected to hit Bermuda. Hopefully, the rare underwater perspective will yield insights that can be used to develop forecasting models.
An underwater glider will examine the impact of hurricanes on our ocean.
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.
Between April 1, 2011 and April 1, 2012, a total of 622 babies were born at King Edward VII Memorial Hospital. The wellbeing of these babies and their mothers is of great importance to the health and vibrancy of the local community. To this end, Laval University’s Atlantis Mobile Laboratories, stationed at the Bermuda Institute of Ocean Sciences and supported by a grant from the Lepercq Foundation, is facilitating a National Maternal Nutrition Survey to assess the nutritional status and needs of pregnant women in Bermuda.
The Bermuda Institute of Ocean Sciences is pleased to announce the return of the Atlantis Mobile Laboratory, owned by Universite Laval, to the BIOS campus to continue its work on environmental and human health issues in Bermuda.