‘Our Mangroves and Reefs of the Bahamas project is in its first year of collecting data and results will be coming soon!
Lead Earthwatch scientist Dr. Alastair Harborne has increased scientific knowledge with a number of published articles:
Mumby, P.J., Harborne, A.R. (2010). Marine reserves enhance the recovery of corals on Caribbean reefs. Plos One, 5(1). Abstract
Harborne, A.R., Renaud, P.G., Tyler, E.H.M., Mumby, P.J. (2009). Reduced density of the herbivorous urchin Diadema antillarum inside a Caribbean marine reserve linked to increased predation pressure by fishes. Coral Reefs, 28(3), 783-791. Abstract
Harborne, A.R., Mumby, P.J., Kappel, C.V., Dahlgren, C.P., Micheli, F., Holmes, K.E., Sanchirico, J.N., Broad, K., Elliott, I.A., Brumbaugh, D.R., et al (2008). Reserve effects and natural variation in coral reef communities. J Appl Ecol, 45(4), 1010-1018. Abstract
Harborne, A.R., Mumby, P.J., Kappel, C.V., Dahlgren, C.P., Micheli, F., Holmes, K.E., Brumbaugh, D.R. (2008). Tropical coastal habitats as surrogates of fish community structure, grazing, and fisheries value. Ecol Appl, 18(7), 1689-1701. Abstract