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The Magic of the Marianas and Micronesia
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The Magic of the Marianas and Micronesia

Many people are familiar with—or have at least heard of—the Mariana Trench. Located in the western Pacific Ocean, this crescent-shaped feature on Earth’s crust is the deepest part of the world’s ocean, reaching a maximum depth of 10,994 meters (36,070 feet) in an area known as “Challenger Deep.” Fewer people, however, are familiar with the Mariana Islands—a chain of 15 islands that include ten uninhabited volcanic islands to the north and five limestone islands to the south. The Marianas are…


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Berths for the Big Boys

With its vast stretch of waterfront land, offering views across the Great Sound to Dockyard on one side and Little Sound on the other, the Caroline Bay Marina at Morgan’s Point offers a spectacular location for enjoying the America’s Cup…


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COMMENT: Same Sex Marriage – Kevin Dallas Comes Out Swinging

Kevin Dallas is cuter than a corgi butt. Let’s get that out of the way. It’s been around six months since he arrived at the helm of the Bermuda Tourism Authority, tasked with guiding us into the unchartered waters of…


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A New Start for Waterstart

For the last 12 years, hundreds of students have descended upon BIOS during the summer months for a unique program that combines experiential education with SCUBA training: the Waterstart program. Founded in 2001 by marine science educator JP Skinner, the…


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Out to Catch a Spring “Bloom”

Each spring, when daffodils and other flowers emerge in gardens, tiny ocean plants called phytoplankton also undergo a surge of production and rapid growth near the surface of the Sargasso Sea. Although each marine phytoplankton is small—tinier than the period…

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30 Years of Fun-Raising!

As a philanthropic community, Bermuda is abundant in creative fund-raising initiatives that address a wide range of important causes. One such long-standing event is the XL Catlin End-to-End, a hugely popular annual occurrence that will be celebrating its 30th year…