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Archive: Dec 2013

“I was extremely grateful to be part of the this holiday!” Lindsey

In an effort to continually improve our services, we like to hear from our guests after they have returned from their trips to find out what is working well, and what might be changed for the better.  Here is what Lindsey Elkin had to say about her Christmas on the island this year, Dec 2013!…

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Christmas Eve and Christmas day with ReefCI

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Recent review from Ruth and Dan Curran!

“Overall, we were so impressed with quality of the whole experience from logistics to staff to the “work”. The volunteer / “citizen scientist” experience was everything we expected and more.   We learned; we contributed; we laughed; we met incredible new people from all over the world; and we felt a part of something greater…

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ReefCI’s latest newsletter – 13th December 2013

Last chance to name our boat!! We are loving the creativity that our name the boat competition has stirred in you all!! “Weh yu deh, Aquaholics, The spearit of Pterois and White Wata are our favourites so far!! But, can you do better? This is your last chance to go down in ReefCI history!!  Put your…

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Monster lionfish catch – 81 in 1 dive!!

ReefCI and Toledo Institute for Development and Environment (TIDE) collaborating on the Lionfish removalin the Sapodilla Cayes!! A team of four from TIDE and four from ReefCI, 2 bags, a number of spears! Total Lionfish removed, ONE DIVE=81!!!!!

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Lovely words from our great guest Libby!

“As for the week on Tom Owens – absolutely fantastic. Great crowd of people and staff are truly incredible. Tracey and Simon are wonderful – kind, patient, knowledgeable, experienced. The best dive people I have been with. Do you know, they never stopped, they worked tirelessly with everyone in turn and had time for everyone…

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Trina explaining a Coral Watch survey

The point of this dive is to ascertain the status of health of the various corals on the reef.  The corals are watched as their colour and behaviours are predictors of how the reef will continue to function and provide food for the resident fish and flooding protection to the surrounding land based communities of…

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Practicing the lionfish spearing, then dissection and dinner!

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Guest Blogger: Trina Hazell “Why we are catching lionfish with ReefCI!”

The Lionfish are not indigenous to the Caribbean sea.  They are new to the sea and have no predators.  As a consequence they are able to roam the reefs of the sea, effectively eating their way through the juvenile fish stocks of the reef and as a consequence the reefs become unhealthy as they cannot…

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