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Earth Hour: moonsets on Moorea

by Whitt Birnie

Tahiti lagoon, Moorea Island at 5:56 am.

Earth hour 6:03 am.

Earth hour 6:06 am.

Earth hour 6:16 am.

Earth hour (summer) 5:18 am. 9 more words


Deforestation of Mangroves in Bimini and Danger to Marine Environment

The Bahamas Weekly reports on the drastic effects of development in Bimini. The article states that research from a long-term study has revealed that the mega-resort construction in Bimini deforested almost half of a lagoon’s mangrove shorelines, affecting the delicate ecosystems, and lowering the survival rate of newborn lemon sharks to only 26%.  430 more words


Operation Eliminate Junk Food

Candy canes and what’s left of the carmel apple dip are going in the trash. No more hot cocoa at night or white breads/grains/rice. I handed over the rest of my See’s candy to Scott, and I resisted the urge to eat an ice cream sandwich from the new… 1,072 more words


Here fishy fishy fishy...

Our friends from Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries paid us a visit last week. They come to the Park with their seine net a few times each year to check for small fish and other water critters in order to determine the degree to which our lagoons are thriving. Thanks Wildlife and Fisheries!

Destination: Tuamotu Isalnds

Vacationing is a big part of today’s world. People feel like they need to get away from work, school and of course life.

I’ve been there. 187 more words


Catching Rain

As I am writing this the rain is once again pouring outside, and as promised from the last post I will write some useful information about how you can have even more rain in your life, by catching it. 751 more words