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So far Didier Vitrac has created 34 blog entries.

Elbow Cay Lighthouse Campain

October 19th, 2017|

While BEP is settled on Elbow Cay, we could not ignore its Lightshouse : “The Most Recognized Landmark in Abaco and the Last Light of its Kind in The World »!   Without any maintenance, the Lighthouse began to fall into ruin, invaded by rust. In 2016, campaign for its restoration has been launched : The “Diamonds Are Forever” Campaign. To help to finalize the project as quick as possible, BEP Foundation made a reasonable [...]

Bahamas Marine Mammals Research Organisation (BMMRO) – Day & Work

October 19th, 2017|

Diane and Charlotte from BMMRO wanted to share with BEP a day out experiencing Mammals. We have been very grateful to the weather forecast on last August 13th, 2017 which could not be any better. Calm sea, windless, and only sun was the perfect day for this 9 hours experience on the sea looking for whales and dolphins. Before that, Diane and Charlotte presented us their objectives and  believes in [...]

Coral Nursery

October 19th, 2017|

Dr. Craig Dahlgren is a marine ecologist who studies a wide range of topics related to tropical marine ecosystems. His work includes studies of mangrove and coral reef ecosystems, efficacy of marine protected areas, and population dynamics of fishery species ranging from traditional Caribbean fishery species like Nassau grouper and Caribbean spiny lobster to emerging fisheries like sea cucumbers, parrotfish, sponges and gorgonians. This work has led to [...]

Abaco Park Moorings – it started…

June 28th, 2017|

Ch. de La Baume-BEP Foundation replacing old lines and buoys To replace and maintain moorings is a challenge. You need to have calm water, nice weather, low tide (if possible) and available volunteers ! All these conditions need to be in place in order to make it. So far, buoys’s replacements took place in the Abacos to Sandy Cay, Fowl Cay and Marmaid between April, May and June. [...]

Posters of the Marine Mammals of the Bahamas accomplishment and distribution

June 28th, 2017|

(from left to right) Ariane de La Baume-BEP, Charlotte Dunn-Mammals, Charles de La Baume-BEP, Diane Claridge-Mammals. Early May, the posters have been shipped with exemption for duty & VAT from government ! That is enormous knowing that you have 50% duty and 7.5% VAT when anything is imported in the Bahamas !!! The distribution to each Bahamian school started then and will be finalised by the end of Summer [...]