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26 Things With Tony Brannon
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26 Things With Tony Brannon

Tony Brannon was born in Bermuda. He attended Whitney and Saltus before attending the Prior Park College in the UK, and then Reading University. He worked as the assistant to the tour manager of Tom Jones before continuing his education at Cornell University, where he earned a degree in Hotel Administration. From 1977-1988, Tony owned and managed the iconic 40 Thieves & Disco 40. Today, he is a local entertainer and the producer of the Lennon Bermuda Peace Concerts. Tony…


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A Joint Effort on the High Seas

A research cruise gives educators and a student the unique opportunity to work alongside scientists investigating zooplankton migration. Late last month, a four-day research cruise on the Sargasso Sea gave two local educators and a senior school student the opportunity…


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The Class of 2019

This June, in ceremonies across the island, hundreds of high school students will don caps and gowns, collect their diplomas, say goodbye to friends and teachers - whom in some cases they will have known for 13 years - and…


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A Unique Look at the Seafloor Near Bermuda: Bermudian Students Explore with Deep Camera System

The sixgill shark approached the camera deployed from a boat floating five miles offshore Cooper’s Island in Bermuda, then did what sharks often do: tried to eat it. Video footage, viewed by nearly two-dozen enthralled local students and their teachers…


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This Job is for the Birds: Bermuda Program Alum Works with Hawaii’s Endangered Seabirds

Once of the most rewarding aspects of running a decades-long education program is following up with former students to learn where their experiences have taken them, both personally and professionally. The Bermuda Program, now in its 43rd year, offers Bermudian…

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Does Sunscreen Mean Trouble in Paradise? BIOS Researchers Shed Light on Impacts of Sunscreen on Bermuda’s Corals

New research is shedding light on the impact of oxybenzone, a chemical filter found in many sunscreens, on Bermuda’s coral reefs. With funding from the Bermuda Government Department of Nature and Environmental Resources and NASA, a team of researchers at…