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Explore Seagrass Beds by Wading or Snorkeling
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Explore Seagrass Beds by Wading or Snorkeling

Seagrass beds are an ecosystem unique from coral reefs, but deserving of as much acclaim. They occupy inshore shallow waters, and act to trap marine sediments suspended in the water column, making our waters crystal clear. Their roots also stabilise the sandy bottom and minimize the effects of erosion. Sea grass beds can create 10 litres of oxygen per square metre per day. One hectare of sea grass is estimated to be worth about $19,000 per year because of the…


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What in the World are Seabeans?

Bermuda’s shorelines hold a multitude of treasures for those who only look closely. From sand dollars, the skeletons of sea urchins that have turned brittle and white, to mermaid’s purses, the black, wiry, dried egg sacs that used to hold…


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6 Ways Bermuda Led the World in Conservation

Bermuda has a long history of robust conservation measures – in fact, Bermuda introduced some of the earliest conservation legislation in the world. Without some of these initiatives, Bermuda’s natural environment might have looked drastically different than it does today.…


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7 Amazing Ocean Creatures and Where to Spot Them

Bermuda's waters are ripe with beautiful ocean creatures that you can spot close to shore or in open water. Here are 7 of the most fascinating animals waiting to be seen. Spotted Eagle Ray – Flatt’s InletThe crystal clear and…


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Field Notes: Oleander

One of the finest floral features of Bermuda is that provided by the Oleander. To fully appreciate the loveliness of the flowers they must be seen, for words can scarcely describe the dazzling brilliance of the Oleanders during the months…

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Everything You Need to Know About Coral Reefs

The coral reef is all around us: It serves as a water break so that our island isn’t pummelled with the full force of ocean waves. What’s more, it creates an enchanting underwater landscape that you can experience by snorkelling…