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A passion for the ocean

Check out this interview with Chasing Coral underwater photographer Richard Vevers who spent nearly four years documenting the bleaching of coral due to global warming.

Richard Vevers - Chasing Coral

Vevers got involved with the film because of his passion for the ocean and says to witness the death of coral around the world firsthand is nothing short of traumatic.

Join us for the screenings of the documentary Chasing Coral at The Island House at 4 p.m.  Sunday.

The El Niño and climate-fueled temperature spikes that have been creating serious damage to coral reefs around the world, including right here in The Bahamas, is just the beginning of the story. We are facing a global problem that demands global solutions.

Join us for the screenings of the documentary Chasing Coral​ at The Island House at 4 p.m.  Sunday.  Aug. 27 to see for yourself the impact that CO2 transmissions are having on the rainforests of the sea. We will host a discussion about this imperative issue immediately following the film.

To reserve a seat, please call 698.6300. The screening is free but donations will be accepted at the door with all proceeds benefitting B.R.E.E.F. educational programs.

Chasing Coral was directed by Jeff Orlowski and produced by Larissa Rhodes. The film took more than three years to shoot, and is the result of 500+ hours underwater, submissions of footage from volunteers from 30 countries, including The Bahamas as well as support from more than 500 people from various locations around the world.

There are still seats left for our screening of Chasing Coral at The Island House  at 4 p.m. Aug. 27. To reserve a seat, please call 698.6300.

The screening is free but donations will be accepted at the door with all proceeds benefitting B.R.E.E.F. educational programs.

Coral reefs around the world are vanishing at an unprecedented rate. A team of divers, photographers and scientists set out on a thrilling ocean adventure to discover why and to reveal the underwater mystery to the world in a documentary film that the New York Times calls “An emotional race against time.”

Join us for a screening of Chasing Coral at The Island House  at 4 p.m. Sunday Aug. 27. To reserve a seat, please call 698.6300. The screening is free but donations will be accepted at the door. All proceeds will benefit B.R.E.E.F. education programs.