Marine Brochure

March 11th, 2019|

Working closely with Friends of the Environment on various projects (moorings, coral project etc…), they nicely included BEP Foundation as part of their Marine Brochure. Please have a look so you know what is permited in the Bahamas. Read the brochure

Killer Whale re-articulation

March 9th, 2019|

Two years ago, a False Killer Whale was reported to have stranded on Duck Cay, off Cherokee Sound. BMMRO were quickly on the scene, and hoping to undertake the usual procedure of a necropsy, in which post-mortem samples are taken for analysis. However the poor creature was in an advancing state of decomposition, so only skin samples and photographs could be taken. [...]


May 27th, 2018|

BMMRO studies on mamals environment in the Abacos Lighthouse maintenance  Coral Nursery researches and children education in partnership with Perrin Institute and Friends Of The Environment  Coral posters and boaters brochures Killer Whale re-articulation Science Fair WISHING YOU A GREAT SUMMER  :)

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 [...]

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 [...]

Conch, a marine resource for the future

May 3rd, 2016|Tags: , , |

Conch is important to the Bahamas as a cultural icon and also an important source of income (conch fishing). Sadly, harvesting juvenile conch is a common practice in the Bahamas. Each juvenile conch taken is potentially thousands of new conchs that will never be. Surveys of conch grounds at numerous locations in the Bahamas indicate a decline in the number of queen conchs. And when the number of conch [...]