Environment

'We'll fight Harbour Island plan'
'We'll fight Harbour Island plan'

April 30, 2019

ONE hundred home and business owners are lined up to fight a multi-million-dollar development on Harbour Island, a chief critic of the project claimed yesterday...

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Severe Weather Warning Update
Severe Weather Warning Update

April 29, 2019

THE BAHAMAS DEPARTMENT OF METEOROLOGY HAS ISSUED A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING UPDATE FROM 10:40 AM UNTIL 12:40 PM MONDAY 29TH APRIL 2019.

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Tracking the toxic air that's killing millions
Tracking the toxic air that's killing millions

April 26, 2019

The air we breathe is killing us...The World Health Organisation (WHO) says air pollution causes the death of seven million people a year and accounts for a third of fatalities from stroke

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GIVE US ANSWERS: Carnival facing grilling on shock ocean dumping
GIVE US ANSWERS: Carnival facing grilling on shock ocean dumping

April 24, 2019

GOVERNMENT officials launched an investigation and started direct talks with Carnival Corporation yesterday after reports that the cruise giant’s ships unlawfully dumped sewage and food waste in Bahamian waters...

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Handover of Ceremonial Key Lauches New Providence Ecology Park

April 15, 2019

Minister of the Environment and Housing the Hon. Romauld Ferreira handed over the ceremonial key to Chairman Kenwood Kerr to launch the New Providence Ecology Park...

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MOE Gives Away Reusable Bags Ahead of Single-Use Ban

April 12, 2019

On Saturday, March 23, 2019, a team from the Ministry of Environment and Housing distributed free reusable bags to attendees of the Bahamas Agricultural & Industrial Corporation (BAIC) Farmer's Market on Gladstone Road...

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Protected areas can aid conch
Protected areas can aid conch

April 11, 2019

A NEW study has confirmed that marine protected areas such as the Exuma Cays Land and Sea Park can help save the Bahamas' queen conch stocks, as they help replenish nearby populations.

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Students at Lyford Cay International School reduce their Carbon Footprints attaining at Third Prestigious Green Flag Award for continue Excellence in Environmental Education and Practice
Students at Lyford Cay International School reduce their Carbon Footprints attaining at Third Prestigious Green Flag Award for continue Excellence in Environmental Education and Practice

March 25, 2019

On the first Thursday of every month during the school year, the Lyford Cay International School (LCIS) community observes “Carpool, Bike and Walk Day...”

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Government embarks on 'new frontier in renewable energy'

March 19, 2019

Prime Minister the Most Hon. Dr. Hubert Minnis today officially opened a 925-kilowatt solar plant facility at the Thomas A. Robinson National Stadium...

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Solar Park Opens at National Stadium

March 19, 2019

In keeping with the government’s agenda of pursuing alternative energy resources, a new solar park has been opened. The government of the United Arab Emirates has facilitated the park, which is located at the Thomas A. Robinson Stadium...

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Government Signs Contract to Clean-Up West End's Dump Site

March 18, 2019

Minister of the Environment and Housing, the Hon. Romauld Ferreira, along with Minister of State for Grand Bahama, Senator the Hon. Kwasi Thompson and Member of Parliament for West End and Bimini...

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Seahorse sighting brings a little hope
Seahorse sighting brings a little hope

March 12, 2019

The sighting of a juvenile seahorse in North Bimini Bay following the ending of dredging within the mangroves has excited environmentalists...

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Agreement Signed for Redevelopment of New Providence Sanitary Landfill

February 15, 2019

An agreement was signed by the Bahamas Government and New Providence Ecology Park (NPEP) for the $45 million redevelopment of the New Providence Landfill, February 14, 2019...

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Australian floods send dirty water across Great Barrier Reef
Australian floods send dirty water across Great Barrier Reef

February 15, 2019

Dirty water from a flood crisis in northern Australia has spread to parts of the Great Barrier Reef, placing it under stress, scientists say...

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Be A Hero Youth Clean-up Campaign Goes National, Caped Crusaders Hit Grand Bahama School
Be A Hero Youth Clean-up Campaign Goes National, Caped Crusaders Hit Grand Bahama School

February 08, 2019

Three months after the first #BeAHero presentation took to an auditorium in Nassau with a message to hundreds of youngsters that no one is too young to take pride in a clean room, school or street, the popular caped crusader campaign went national this week – its first visit outside the capital fittingly in the nation’s second city, Freeport...

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The Countdown to 2020 Challenge Draws Near
The Countdown to 2020 Challenge Draws Near

February 04, 2019

Ports International, a leading provider of medical supplies and equipment, announces that it has been selected by Baxter Sales & Distribution Puerto Rico Corp...

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Ministry of Environment Be A Hero Campaign to Go National, Success Driving Expansion
Ministry of Environment #Be A Hero Campaign to Go National, Success Driving Expansion

February 01, 2019

Driven by success and viral popularity, a campaign initially designed for Nassau to spread the message of the importance of a clean, green and pristine environment among young students will go national February 1...

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Conch crisis: We were warned
Conch crisis: We were warned

January 15, 2019

“THIS is not a surprise,” is how BREEF executive director Casuarina McKinney-Lambert responded to reports that The Bahamas’ conch population could be wiped out in ten to 15 years...

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Conch may be wiped out in 10-15 years
Conch may be wiped out in 10-15 years

January 11, 2019

THE Bahamas National Trust is gearing up for a major conservation push in the wake of research findings that warn the local conch supply could be wiped out in ten to 15 years...

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Department of Environmental Health Services announces twice weekly garbage collections

January 08, 2019

Garbage collection on New Providence will be increased from once to twice weekly starting next month, the Department of Environmental Health Services (DEHS) announced today...

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