Bioluminescent Bay Update

As you may have heard the bioluminescent bay has displayed an apparent decrease in the concentration of bioluminescent dinoflagellates for a period of more than two months. We were the first to react to the situation by reporting it to the Department of Natural Resources (DNER) and to our … [Read more...]

Diálogo sobre la Bahía Bioluminiscente y Departamento de Recursos Naturales

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VCHT-DNER-Garnier agreement for the production of educational materials about Puerto Mosquito

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Mark giving the educational material to Shelin Silva director of Turism Office in Vieques. Last year Garnier held a fundraising campaign called "Don’t let the lights go off in our bays" through the sale of luminescent bracelets in Sams and Walmart stores. This campaign funded a spectacular … [Read more...]

A Pollution Fight Powered by Bioluminescent Sea Creatures – NYTimes.com

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Science Illuminating the Perils of Pollution, Nature’s Way By ERIK OLSEN Published: December 19, 2011 Edith Widder has spent a career studying sea creatures with the ability to make light — bioluminescence. Now she is using the phenomenon to fight pollution. Click here to read this … [Read more...]

Puerto Mosquito Erosion Control Presentation

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Puerto Mosquito: Toward Sustainability

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Semi-Annual Performance Report   Puerto Msquito X797210301-0_Semi-annual_Report_Oct_2011 View the PDF Report Here … [Read more...]

Establishment of a Bioluminescence Observation Project in Puerto Mosquito, Vieques

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  In conjunction with Dr. Michael Latz and Scripps Oceanographic Institute, Wet Labs, Inc., DNER and the Vieques Municipality, the VCHT carried out the most complex scientific monitoring of the bay ever. Twice a week, from September 2010 to January 2011, for 13 weeks, Mark Martin, as … [Read more...]

Bioluminescent Bay Preservation

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  Mosquito Bay is the only pristine bioluminescent bay in Puerto Rico.“The bioluminescent Mosquito Bay is one of Puerto Rico’s most spectacular ecological features and is a major tourist attraction,” said EPA Regional Administrator Judith Enck. “Minimizing the toll human … [Read more...]

Barbara Bernache Baker Bio Bay Room

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Vieques has one of the last pristine bioluminescent bays in the world. The Guinness book of World Records lists Puerto Mosquito as the most outstanding bioluminescent bay in the world. This room, designed and developed by Mark Martin, with a tremendous amount of work from Bill Shank, and the … [Read more...]

EPA: $111K for Vieques’ Mosquito Bay

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EPA: $111K for Vieques’ Mosquito Bay By CB Online Staff cbnews@caribbeanbusinesspr.comThis e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it   The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has announced $111,513 in grant funding to support efforts … [Read more...]