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Tag Archives: NSU’s Guy Harvey Research Institute

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…


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…


Shark’s unique trek could help save the species

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. — Her name is Jiffy Lube2, a relatively small shortfin mako shark that, like others of her kind, swims long distances every day in search of prey and comfortable water temperatures. But Jiffy Lube2’s travels are making waves among scientists who study sharks. The 140-pound mako swam…


Nova Southeastern University to Name Newest Oceanographic Center Building for Guy Harvey

  FORT LAUDERDALE-DAVIE, Fla. – Since Guy Harvey, Ph.D. has supported, and continues to support NSU in scholarship, research and the conservation of marine life, Nova Southeastern University (NSU) has named its newest research facility the Guy Harvey Oceanographic Center. The official naming ceremony is scheduled for 9 a.m. Friday,…


Sir Richard Branson to Race Guy Harvey – It’s Gonna Be EPIC!

  FORT LAUDERDALE-DAVIE, Fla. – Renowned marine wildlife artist and conservationist Dr. Guy Harvey and Sir Richard Branson are going to race each other! Well, sort of. They have signed up for the Great Shark Race, and they are challenging others to step up and sponsor a shark in this…


Great Shark Race Receiving Local, State and National Media Coverage

  FORT LAUDERDALE, DAVIE – Fla. – It’s a race unlike any other – the Great Shark Race! The collaborative efforts of  Nova Southeastern University (NSU), the Guy Harvey Research Institute (GHRI) and the Guy Harvey Ocean Foundation (GHOF) have created this new, fun research project that will involve satellite-tagged…


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…


Be On the LookOut (B.O.L.O.) for Juvenile Male Mako Shark – Hasn’t Been Heard From in About 1 Month

FORT LAUDERDALE-DAVIE, Fla. – It’s been nearly a month since we’ve last heard from one of our tagged sharks, and Nova Southeastern University researchers are a little concerned. Mako Shark:    1-NSU First Tagged:   May 31, 2013 Last “Pinged”: July 10, 2014 Last Location: Between Massachusetts and Nova Scotia Places Visited:…


S. Fl. Visitors to Get Experience of a Lifetime – Shark Tagging with Renowned NSU Researchers

FORT LAUDERDALE-DAVIE, Fl –  It’s one of the only vacation experiences you can have where you work side-by-side with world-class scientists and researchers. For the inaugural vacation package, six intrepid vacationers have signed up (so far) to receive an exclusive, behind-the-scenes tour of NSU’s Oceanographic Center and NSU’s Guy Harvey…


NSU’s Shark Tagging Package w/ Westin Beach Resort Featured in L.A. Times Travel Section

FORT LAUDERDALE-DAVIE, FL – The Los Angles Times Travel Section featured the Nova Southeastern University partnership with the Westin Beach Resort & Spa in Fort Lauderdale that offers guests a unique vacation package. Interested parties can now sign up for a vacation package that includes a behind-the-scenes tour of NSU’s…


NSU Oceanographic Students Start Crowdsourcing Project to Fund New Coral Reef Nurseries

FORT LAUDERDALE-DAVIE, Fla. – For nearly five decades, Nova Southeastern University’s Oceanographic Center has been a leader in marine research and education. The center focuses on several aspects of marine life – from coral reefs to invertebrates to sharks to deep-sea life, all with the common goal of understanding the…


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,…