Cape Eleuthera Institute

Cape Eleuthera Institute
The Cape Eleuthera Institute aims to change the way people live and view resources, especially in coastal communities. CEI connects people to the environment by being a hub for exploration, primary research, and information exchange. Local partners for education and outreach include The Island School and Deep Creek Middle School and collaborations with universities and other NGOs worldwide allow CEI to pursue projects with widespread results. The five major research areas at CEI include: sustainable food production through aquaculture and aquaponics; shark conservation; bonefish and flats ecology; coral reef ecology; and, sustainable systems (renewable energy, green building, etc.). Our facility was designed to integrate people with the local environment to create greater awareness of and respect for fragile ecosystems.

CEI works closely with Island School and Deep Creek Middle School students and hosts a variety of visiting programs and field courses from the elementary school level through to the PhD level. CEI is supported by the Cape Eleuthera Foundation, a registered US non-profit 501(c)(3) organization.