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Humans Celebrate Launch of Lionfish-Killing Robot by Forcing a Lionfish to Watch Them Cook his Brethren

This Wednesday, on the back lawn of the Commissioner’s House in Dockyard, a single lionfish was forced to watch in terror as humans gathered from across the world to feast on his family. The reason for this sadistic celebration? The successful launch of a killer robot designed to wipe out his entire species.       The event, dubbed the “Lionfish Throwdown”, was hosted by America’s Cup team Land Rover BAR sponsor 11th Hour racing. Reports of the human’s newest…


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Road Rage

Though the full extent of the problem isn’t as widely acknowledged as it should be, Bermuda has an abnormally high rate of driving-related injuries and fatalities for a jurisdiction of our size. Despite the noble efforts of many concerned residents…


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Seabin Project to Fight Against Ocean Pollution

The Butterfield Group will sponsor the installation of the pre-series V5 Hybrid Seabin to coincide with the start of the 35th America’s Cup. Water is syphoned from the surface and passed through the natural fibre catch bag inside the Seabin.…


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Five Years, Five Students and a Fine Paper to Show

Since its beginning in 1903 as a field station for students and scientists at Harvard University and New York University, BIOS has hosted hundreds of students from colleges and universities around the world. Over the years, students conducting research at…


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Olympian, Lionfish Expert and, Now, BIOS Supervisor

Those who have lived in Bermuda or spent time around the Bermuda Aquarium, Museum and Zoo (BAMZ), participate in the annual Groundswell Lionfish Tournament, or remember the Blue Halo initiative, have likely heard of Chris Flook. Known alternately as “Flookie,”…

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BIOS’ Hydrostation S Receives Five More Years of Funding

Hydrostation S, the world’s longest-running hydrographic time-series with a location offshore Bermuda, has received a commitment for another five years of support from the National Science Foundation (NSF). The funding includes $900,000 for research and $3.1 million to support 120…