Environment

'Be A Hero' Cleanup Campaign-Gambier Primary School

December 10, 2018

Minister of the Environment and Housing the Hon. Romauld Ferreira, Spouse of the Prime Minister Mrs. Patricia Minnis, and Director of Environmental Health Services Melanie McKenzie joined environment stakeholders...

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Project Exterminate to Double Cleanup Efforts in Yamacraw Shores

December 10, 2018

Margaret Mede once said: “Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world”...For members of the Voltar’s World Service Club, this mantra fully encompasses their work...

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Prime Minister encourages residents to Go Green

December 07, 2018

Prime Minister, Dr. the Most Hon. Hubert A. Minnis is keeping his Government’s commitment to support and facilitate the use of solar panels and other forms of renewal energy aimed at reducing the cost of energy...

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Sir David Attenborough: Climate change 'our greatest threat'
Sir David Attenborough: Climate change 'our greatest threat'

December 03, 2018

The naturalist Sir David Attenborough has said climate change is humanity's greatest threat in thousands of years.

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PM Advocates Innovative Disaster Financing Instruments to Fend Off Adverse Climate Change Impacts

November 28, 2018

Intervening on behalf of The Bahamas at an international conference on “Building Resilience to Disasters and Climate change in the Caribbean,” Prime Minister, Dr. the Most Hon. Hubert A. Minnis...

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Minister Ferreira Touts Bahamas' Commitment to a Sustainable Blue Economy

November 28, 2018

At the Sustainable Blue Economy Conference in Nairobi, Kenya, Minister of the Environment and Housing the Hon. Romauld Ferreira told the international audience of The Bahamas Government's initiatives in Marine Protected Areas and reducing marine pollution...

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Environment Minister Attend "Be a Hero" Cleanup Campaign at Adelaide Primary

November 22, 2018

Minister of the Environment and Housing, the Hon. Romauld Ferreira brought remarks during the “Be A Hero: “Conserve, Preserve, Sustain” cleanup campaign held...

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Western Warriors Football Club-Clean-Up Project

November 20, 2018

Players and Coaches from the Western Warriors Football Club clean up Stapleton Park...

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National Cleanup Initiative Includes the Schools

November 16, 2018

Minister of the Environment and Housing, the Hon. Romauld Ferreira launched his 'Be a Hero' national cleanup campaign with school visits at T.A. Thompson Junior High School, Gregory Street, and L.W. Young Junior High School...

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BREEF Awards Green Flag to St. Annes School for Excellence in Environmental Education and Practice
BREEF Awards Green Flag to St. Anne’s School for Excellence in Environmental Education and Practice

November 15, 2018

St. Anne’s School (SAS), Fox Hill Road, New Providence was awarded its first prestigious Eco-Schools Green Flag Award on Monday 12 November 2018...

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Amber Nuttal circumnavigates New Providence by paddleboard fro BREEF's 25th Anniversary
Amber Nuttal circumnavigates New Providence by paddleboard fro BREEF's 25th Anniversary

November 14, 2018

Amber Nuttall, daughter of BREEF founder, Sir Nicholas Nuttall Bt., completed a paddleboard challenge to circumnavigate the island of New Providence to celebrate the 25th Anniversary of the Bahamas Reef Environment Educational Foundation...

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Environment Minister Romauld Ferreira Kicks Off Be A Hero Campaign's School Visits with Stops at T A Thompson, L W Young Jr and E P Roberts

November 14, 2018

Environment and Housing Minister Romauld ‘Romi’ Ferreira fired up T.A. Thompson, L.W. Young and E.P. Roberts students to go the extra mile in creating a healthy living environment in and around their schools fostering an awareness...

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Toxic smog returns to Delhi after Diwali
Toxic smog returns to Delhi after Diwali

November 08, 2018

Air pollution in the Indian capital has risen to hazardous levels after firecrackers were set off to celebrate Diwali despite a court ban.

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Environment Minister Romi Ferreira Hits Airwaves to Hit Ground Running for #Be A Hero Campaign

October 31, 2018

Morning Boil – Minister of Environment and Housing Romauld ‘Romi’ Ferreira kicked off the #Be A Hero campaign with a round of radio appearances including one on Island FM’s popular morning show, Morning Boil...

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Exuma Cays Land and Sea Park Wins Prestigious Global Ocean Refuge Award for Most Effective Conservation of Marine Life

October 29, 2018

The Bahamas Marine Protected Area Joins Six Other Global Ocean Refuge Award Winners at 2018 Our Ocean Conference

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Small Island Sustainability Complex Opens at The University of The Bahamas

October 26, 2018

The G. T. R. Campbell Small Island Sustainability Research Complex was officially opened during an opening at The University of The Bahamas (UB), Thursday, 25th October...

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Ministry of Environment Launches Island-wide, School-based Campaign Aimed at Changing the Culture to Instill Pride in Surroundings

October 16, 2018

For tourists, The Bahamas conjures up images of sugary sand beaches and breathtaking tropical vistas, but for a majority of its 400,000 residents, the reality is far less glamorous, particularly in New Providence...

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BAMSI Students Dive Against Debris

October 15, 2018

FOR MANY people marine debris is out of sight, out of mind. Thankfully however, divers have the unique ability to bring to the surface what is going on beneath the waves…and this is exactly what the student...

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PM Minnis said decision next week on Lighthouse Point proposed development

October 11, 2018

Prime Minister, Dr. the Most Hon. Hubert A. Minnis told residents of South Eleuthera that his government will make a decision, by next week, on the proposed development of the Lighthouse Point beach property...

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Caribbean Ministers of Marine Resources to Discuss Effect of Climate Change of Fisheries

October 11, 2018

Fisheries ministers from Member States of the Caribbean Regional Fisheries Mechanism (CRFM) are expected to deliberate upon a new Protocol on Climate Change Adaptation and Disaster Risk Management in Fisheries...

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