Garden

'Farm thieves need a tougher penalty'
'Farm thieves need a tougher penalty'

June 17, 2021

Mr Campbell told MPs that since being elected to represent Southern Shores, he has received increasing complaints from residents about their food crops being raided and stolen by thieves.

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Exploring the world of composting
Exploring the world of composting

May 28, 2021

Think back to when you were a child taking in your plate filled with some food item you despise. If you close your eyes, you may even be able to hear your grandmother's voice, firm and strong, commanding you to eat your food. Like clockwork, she further chastises you with the words, "there are starving children around the world who wish they had this food to eat”. Still, you push the food aside on your plate, readying it for its fate in the trash.

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GROW WHAT YOU EAT: Tips from experts
GROW WHAT YOU EAT: Tips from experts

May 19, 2021

Farming enthusiasts share their knowledge on how Bahamians should start and sustain their own personal produce gardens.

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Time to grow your own produce
Time to grow your own produce

May 14, 2021

The effects of the pandemic on food supply across the world is something we cannot ignore. When the bigger nations that import food and goods to us have a shortage in their own land, who do you think they will feed first? It is paramount that we have a sense of security when disasters and pandemics affect the world and our nation.

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PM thanks BNT for preserving the natural environment

July 15, 2019

Thanking the Bahamas National Trust for preserving the natural environs of the country over the past 60 years, Prime Minister the Most Hon. Dr. Hubert Minnis revealed further plans towards the protection of natural resources...

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Blessing ceremony held for maternity unit

August 08, 2018

THE Princess Margaret Hospital's Department of Obstetrics & Gynaecology held a blessing ceremony yesterday for its newly renovated Maternal & Child Health Labour Unit, and also revealed the introduction of a Maternal & Child Health Day Assessment Unit...

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July 30, 2018

Leading real estate brokers and younger stars turned out by the dozens last week for a reception at Palm Cay to get in on the ground floor, literally, with involvement in the new $100 million One Marina project, 84 luxury condos overlooking the popular marina and ranging in price from $800,000 to $1.9 million for the penthouse.

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July 20, 2018

From the soil to the sea, the Bahamas Agriculture and Marine Science Institute (BAMSI) hosted almost 50 teens as part of its annual Summer Education Enhancement Discovery Series (SEEDS). The campers were able to learn about various food sources grown and harvested in The Bahamas.

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Commerative Mango Tree Planted at Government House

December 21, 2017

Governor General Her Excellency Dame Marguerite Pindling (centre), along with Prime Minister, Dr. the Hon. Hubert Minnis (centre left) and Minister of the Environment and Housing...

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Meteorology experts meet with BAMSI officials.

November 11, 2016

Under the umbrella of partnering with global entities to advance the cause of agriculture, The Bahamas became an official member of CoCoRaHS - the Community Collaborative Rain, Hail and Snow Network this past summer.

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UPDATED: Firefighters tackle massive bush fire in western New Providence

November 10, 2016

FIREFIGHTERS are battling a massive bush fire that has been burning for two days in western New Providence.

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Capturing Rainfall Data

November 09, 2016

UNDER the umbrella of partnering with global entities to advance the cause of agriculture, the Bahamas became an official member of CoCoRaHS – the Community Collaborative Rain, Hail and Snow Network this past summer.

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Bahamas National Trust reports on national park damage
Bahamas National Trust reports on national park damage

October 17, 2016

Hurricane Matthew caused widespread damage on North Andros, Grand Bahama and New Providence last week, but had relatively little destructive impact on the country’s national parks.

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BNT reports on national park damage

October 17, 2016

Hurricane Matthew caused widespread damage on North Andros, Grand Bahama and New Providence, but had relatively little destructive impact on the country's national parks.

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Summer interns study natural history of summer internship at Leon Levy Preserve

August 17, 2016

Three College of The Bahamas students - Rose Charles, Brendan Toote, and Antonette Hudson - were selected as interns from 15 applicants by the Leon Levy Native Plant Preserve on Eleuthera this summer.

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The Governor General plants a 'Kent Mango' tree in the gardens of Government House

July 13, 2016

Governor General Her Excellency Dame Marguerite Pindling plants a 'Kent Mango' tree in the gardens of Government House on Wednesday, July 13, 2016.

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No show for BAMSI first day of camp

July 06, 2016

After Leslie Minns, Marketing Manager and Market Analyst, BAMSI visited Grand Bahama to discuss with school officials the insurmountable job opportunities available in the agricultural and marine sciences fields a month ago, and expressing BAMSI’s excitement regarding the First Agricultural Summer Camp on Grand Bahama, not a single camper showed up Monday to take advantage.

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This smart garden turned me into the laziest gardener ever

July 03, 2016

I love growing plants — which doesn’t mean I’m good at it...

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The Sago Palm Plant Is a Hidden Danger for Your Pets

May 24, 2016

Every pet owner should know this list: azaleas, tulips, chocolates, onions and grapes. Any of these items can make your pet sick. But there’s another dangerous item that most pet owners don’t know about -- and in South Carolina, it’s the top call to Animal Poison Control.

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A communal effort

May 13, 2016

Opening three new shows recently, The National Art Gallery of The Bahamas (NAGB) has been keeping busy preparing its gallery spaces for a fresh wave of visitors.

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