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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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Breezes celebrates Earth Day at Centerville Primary

May 13, 2016

Team members from SuperClubs Breezes Bahamas Resort & Spa spent Earth Day at their adopted school, Centreville Primary.

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Atlantis Assists BNT Youth with Mangrove Restoration Project
Atlantis Assists BNT Youth with Mangrove Restoration Project

May 06, 2016

A recent donation of some 100 mangrove plants from Atlantis, Paradise Island to the Bahamas National Trust’s (BNT) youth arm – the Discovery Club – will go a long way in assisting a project to restore mangrove wetlands on New Providence and several Family Islands.

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Students Gather to Plant Tree of Life at Windsor Preparatory School

May 02, 2016

Children dressed in every shade of green from lime to forest and chartreuse assembled in the schoolyard of Windsor Preparatory School at Old Fort in Nassau on Wednesday, ears tuned and eyes bright with anticipation as they gathered for a tree-planting ceremony as part of the school’s Earth Week festivities.

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Tim Peake's space seeds on their way to schools

April 19, 2016

Thousands of schools in the U.K. will be receiving seeds that have been in space with Tim Peake.

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Blooming hard work on display at giant plant show

March 31, 2016

THE Horticultural Society of the Bahamas (HSB) will be showing the results of months of hard work by their members on Saturday afternoon at the Queen's College auditorium when they hold their prestigious bi-annual giant plant show and sale.

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Growing the idea of food security

March 15, 2016

At the Opening Ceremony of The Bahamas Agriculture, Marine Resources and Agri-Business Exposition 2016, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Works & Urban Development the Hon. Philip Davis said he was heartened to see the issue of food security being placed front and centre as food security is “a critically important pillar upon which our long-term viability as a developing nation rests.”

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Allergies and asthma

March 07, 2016

As many celebrate the arrival of spring and warmer temperatures, many others are finding themselves miserable once again due to the onset of allergy season. The Bahamas Ministry of Health has designated March as Asthma Month, and it’s no surprise as those persons with allergic asthma (where asthma symptoms/attacks are brought on by allergens) suffer the most during this time. According to WebMD, “Allergic asthma is the most common type of asthma. About 90% of kids with childhood asthma have allergies, compared with about 50% of adults with asthma.” For anyone suffering from allergies or allergic asthma it is important to understand how this respiratory condition works and what can be done to manage it.

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Pioneer farmer Levarity Deveaux to be honoured at Agribusiness Expo 2016

February 22, 2016

Farmer Levarity Deveaux will be honoured as a pioneer of farming in The Bahamas during the Ministry of Agriculture and Marine Resources Agribusiness Expo 2016 to be held at the Expo site on Gladstone Road, March 9-13, 2016 under the theme “Progressing Towards Food Security: Our Food, Our Future, Our Bahamas.”

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Pioneer farmer Levarity Deveaux to be honored at Agribusiness Expo 2016

February 19, 2016

Farmer Levarity Deveaux will be honoured as a pioneer of farming in The Bahamas during the Ministry of Agriculture and Marine Resources Agribusiness Expo 2016 to be held at the Expo site on Gladstone Road, March 9-13, 2016 under the theme “Progressing Towards Food Security: Our Food, Our Future, Our Bahamas.”

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