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Tag Archives: Guy Harvey

Mako Shark Takes Winter Break in South Florida

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. – Apparently snowbirds aren’t the only visitors making their way to South Florida this winter. For the first time ever, a mako shark tagged off the coast of Maryland has migrated along the eastern seaboard down to South Florida. Hypower, a male mako…


Shark Immunity Genes May Hold Secrets That Can Ultimately Benefit Humans

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   Fort Lauderdale/Davie, FL & Ithaca, NY – A new genomics study of shark DNA, including from great white and great hammerhead sharks, reveals unique modifications in their immunity genes that may underlie the rapid wound healing and possibly higher resistance to cancers in these ocean predators….


Tagged Mako Shark Takes Amazing 13,000 Mile Journey

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   FORT LAUDERDALE/DAVIE, Fla. – A male mako shark named Hell’s Bay has broken a record, traveling more than 13,000 miles, equal to over half-way around the planet, in 600 days. It is the longest track ever in the Atlantic Ocean by a mako shark tagged by…


Bid For “Bouncer” to be Your Captain at Blazing Mako Tournament & Festival

ISLAMORADA (Florida Keys) – One of the 15 offshore teams in the inaugural Blazing Mako Bonfire Tournament & Festival, June 17-19, will enhance their chances of winning by bidding on Capt. Bouncer Smith to be their guide.  The IGFA Legendary Captains Auction is underway for the Father’s Day weekend Bonfire…


NSU Researchers Continue Participation in Tortuga Music Festival/Rock the Ocean Foundation’s Conservation Village

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   FORT LAUDERDALE-DAVIE, Fla. – If you are going to hold a music concert to bring awareness to the issue of marine conservation, where better to do it than world-famous Fort Lauderdale Beach? The annual Tortuga Music Festival – which has expanded to three days for 2016…


Two Mako Sharks Tagged by NSU Researchers Spending Spring Break Off South Carolina Coast

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   FORT LAUDERDALE-DAVIE, Fla. – Who knew that sharks like to hit the beach for Spring Break, too! Well, they aren’t exactly hitting the beach, but two mako sharks tagged by Nova Southeastern University’s (NSU) Guy Harvey Research Institute (GHRI) are enjoying the waters off the South…


Nova Southeastern University & Guy Harvey Outpost Resorts Present Blazing Mako Tournament & Festival

PRESS RELEASE   FORT LAUDERDALE-DAVIE, Fla. – What do you get when you combine world-class fishing, Nova Southeastern University (NSU) and world-renowned conservationist and artist Guy Harvey? A one-of-a-kind marine conservation festival and tournament in the Florida Keys! NSU is proud to be part of the Blazing Mako Tournament &…


Mako Sharks Competing in Historic Guy Harvey Great Shark Race Log More Than 22,900 Miles So Far

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   FORT LAUDERDALE-DAVIE, Fla. — While scientists and thousands of marine science students and the general public follow the online daily satellite tracks and progress of The Guy Harvey Great Shark Race, the competitors – a group of young mako sharks – navigate sometimes treacherous waters providing…


NSU Guy Harvey Research Institute to Conduct One-of-a-Kind Shark Race for Conservation Science

  FORT LAUDERDALE-DAVIE, Fla. – On your Mark! Get Set! GO! That’s usually the refrain heard at the start of most races. However, Nova Southeastern University (NSU), the Guy Harvey Research Institute (GHRI) and the Guy Harvey Ocean Foundation (GHOF) are putting on a totally different race. And unlike other…


Artist & Conservationist Guy Harvey Provides Generous Financial Gift to Nova Southeastern University

  Gift Supports Ocean Research, Provides Scholarships For Undergraduate and Graduate Students and Renames Facility to the NSU Guy Harvey Oceanographic Center   FORT LAUDERDALE-DAVIE, Fla. – Nova Southeastern University (NSU) announced that Guy Harvey and the Guy Harvey Ocean Foundation are providing a generous financial gift that will allow…


Nova Southeastern University Part of Tortuga Music Festival

FORT LAUDERDALE-DAVIE, Fla.– March 28, 2014 – Getting together to enjoy good music and good friends in an awesome location is never a bad thing. Throw in the opportunity to learn about environmental conservation and what you can do to help only makes it better. That’s what the Tortuga Music…


Special Screening of new Guy Harvey Documentary, Jan. 30

Conservationist and world acclaimed marine artist Guy Harvey, Ph.D., is bringing his latest documentary – Whale Sharks of the Yucatán: A Guy Harvey Expedition – to the South Florida community. There is a special screening scheduled for  Thursday, Jan. 30 from 6-8 p.m. at NSU’s Museum of Art Fort Lauderdale,…


Screening Of New Guy Harvey Documentary on Research with Yucatán Whale Sharks, Mako Sharks & Sailfish

FORT LAUDERDALE-DAVIE, Fla.– January 13, 2014 –  Guy Harvey, Ph.D. and Mahmood Shivji, Ph.D. from Nova Southeastern University’s Guy Harvey Research Institute (GHRI) along with George Schellenger, two-time Emmy® award winning filmmaker/producer present the screening of Guy Harvey’s Latest Documentary on Whale Sharks. Conservationist and world acclaimed marine artist Guy…


Guy Harvey’s Newest Documentary Part of Fort Lauderdale International Film Festival, Oct. 30

Have Great White sharks, well, jumped the shark? Find out as Tiger Shark Express, a remarkable adventure story inspired by five years of expeditions and research across the Atlantic comes to Bailey Hall on the Broward College campus in Davie. Guy Harvey, renowned marine artist, scientist and explorer and two-time…


No. 1 Women’s Golf Practically Sweeps All-SSC Awards

The No. 1 Nova Southeastern women’s golf team earned high praise in this year’s All-Sunshine State Conference awards, capturing Golfer of the Year, Freshman of the Year and four 1st Team All-SSC selections as announced by the conference office Tuesday, April 24. A total of 11 student-athletes have been recognized…


Oceanographic Center Helps ‘Rock the Ocean’ on Fort Lauderdale Beach

NSU’s Guy Harvey Research Institute (GHRI) and National Coral Reef Institute joined with the Guy Harvey Ocean Foundation over the weekend of April 13-14 to raise marine conservation awareness at the inaugural Rock the Ocean Tortuga Music Festival. The Tortuga Music Festival was a two-day music and marine conservation festival…


Guy Harvey and NSU’s GHRI Tag & Track Migratory Movements of Mako Sharks


Tourist-fed stingrays change their ways

Stingrays living in one of the world’s most famous and heavily visited ecotourism sites — Stingray City/Sandbar in the Cayman Islands — have profoundly changed their ways, raising questions about the impact of so-called “interactive ecotourism” on marine wildlife, reports a new study published March 18 in the journal PLOS…


Five Honorees Receive ‘President’s Excellence in Community Service Award’ at 15th Annual Celebration of Excellence


Guy Harvey and Four Others to Receive President’s Award for Excellence in Community Service

Nova Southeastern University (NSU) will award world-renowned artist, scientist and researcher Guy Harvey, Ph.D., with one of NSU’s newest awards, the President’s Award for Excellence in Community Service. President George L. Hanbury II, Ph.D., will bestow the award upon Harvey and four others at the university’s annual Celebration of Excellence…