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Geckos Lay Eggs At BAMZ Madagascar Exhibit
Friday, April 04, 2014

The Bermuda Zoological Society [BZS] recently announced the beginnings of new life in the Bermuda Aquarium, Museum & Zoo’s Madagascar Exhibit, with both their Giant Day Geckos and Leaf-Tailed Geckos laying eggs.


Filming begins for Bermuda underwater documentary
Friday, March 21, 2014

Filming begins tomorrow on a TV documentary series which will explore the underwater life around Bermuda.


Students sign declaration for the conservation of the Sargasso Sea
Thursday, March 20, 2014

Last week students representing middle and senior schools across the island joined together at The Bermuda Aquarium, Museum Zoo.


Ocean Vet begins filming
Thursday, March 20, 2014

Lights, camera, ocean! Bermuda's journey from the deep blue on to the silver screen is underway as filming for the Bermuda-based Ocean Vet series starts tomorrow.


Ocean Vet Series To Begin Filming Tomorrow
Thursday, March 20, 2014

Filming for the highly anticipated marine life series Ocean Vet is set to begin in Bermuda tomorrow [Mar 21], with a 12-part documentary planned as the end result.



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BZS just misses out on award recognising use of drone technology
RG - Stefano Ausenda
Monday, November 07, 2022

An island charity was shortlisted for an international award for its use of drone programming.

The Bermuda Zoological Society was nominated for a Drone Deploy Award for its use of Drone Deploy, an internet-based drone mapping programme.

It used the technology to map out areas where it has helped to plant micro forests as well as mapping Trunk Island, the society’s ‘living classroom’.

A statement on its LinkedIn page said: “Drone Deploy has given the BZS team the ability to virtually document every stage of various projects by capturing Trunk Island and the forest plots from multiple angles, giving them the ability to create 3D models of the entire landscape.”

BZS intern Nicholas Coelho applied for the award under the category of Steward of Sustainability. Despite making the final three in that category, BZS was beaten by Aerial Analytics.

Mr Coelho said that the society used other drones and programmes in conjunction with Drone Deploy to create successive orthomosaic maps, which consist of several aerial photos taken by drones. To ensure a purely top-down perspective, these photos are often geometrically altered.

Mr Coelho added: “We can then take these maps and 3D models [produced by the drones] to the classroom to educate our students on the importance of conserving our natural resources and help foster environmental stewardship at a very young age.

“We can help bridge the gap between technology and environmental stewardship by showing these children the usefulness of drones in our everyday lives.”