Authors

André F. Raine

10869483_10153277367360709_6630463141795971114_oDr. Raine is a Bermudian ornithologist who has worked on conservation projects throughout the world. He spent his youth exploring the rocky coastlines and tide pools of St. David’s Parish. While undertaking his BSc in Wildlife Biology in Canada, he returned each summer to work as part of the government’s Conservation Unit, becoming an expert on the island’s wildlife. He also spent several years helping with conservation efforts to recover the population of Bermuda Cahow – one of the world’s rarest seabirds – and became the second person to successfully hand-rear an abandoned Cahow chick to fledging. His MSc thesis focused on Bermuda’s only endemic terrestrial vertebrate – the Bermuda Skink. He has a PhD from the University of East Anglia on moorland birds and has written three bird books, including The Photographic Guide to the Birds of Bermuda, and numerous scientific publications. He currently runs an endangered seabird project in Hawaii.

 
Helen Raine
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Helen Raine has an MSc in Conservation and has worked as a Conservation Officer for Natural England UK and a Project Manager for the EU LIFE Yelkouan Shearwater Project with BirdLife Malta. She has undertaken fieldwork in England, Malta, Peru, Zambia and Hawaii, often living for months in a tent. Her adventures in bird ringing and conservation continue to take her around the world. As a freelance journalist, she has published hundreds of travel articles on adventure destinations for inflight magazines and travel supplements. She writes on a diverse range of subjects for newspapers including the Times of Malta, Il-Bizzilla (Air Malta’s inflight magazine) and ‘Pink’, a women’s magazine.
Find her work at www.helenraine.com.
 
Jill Raine
 10750010_10152851971735709_5315870117755151639_oBermudian Jill Amos Raine is a teacher, artist and former gallery owner. A watercolourist, Jill has been honoured on various occasions; her work was presented to royalty, including Queen Elizabeth II, Princess Anne, Princess Margaret and also Margaret Thatcher. She was chosen to represent the country in Carib Art, and has has exhibited as a Bermuda Biennial artist four times, in 1994, 2002, 2006 and 2008. Recently, she was Grand Marshall for the Bermuda Day Parade and a participant in Bermuda’s “World Intellectual Property Day” celebrations. She was selected as the Artist in Residence in Breckenridge, Colorado in 2011. Originals and prints may be purchased directly from Jill or from several Bermuda galleries.
 
Jason Raine

JasonRaine_headshot (1)Jason is an art director and scientific artist who specializes in biomedical visualization and 3D animation. His illustrations have appeared in pre-eminent science textbooks for high schools, post-secondary and medical schools across North America. His work in 3D animation has been used to educate physicians, nurses, scientists and patients across Europe, Austalia and North America, and has been awarded numerous international awards in healthcare education and marketing.

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