Environment

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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San Salvador Residents Take Charge of Managing Their Marine Protected Areas
San Salvador Residents Take Charge of Managing Their Marine Protected Areas

January 08, 2019

San Salvador is known as the place where the first steps into the New World happened and has long been globally recognized for its historical significance...

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Turnquest unveils 'one-fit' framework

January 04, 2019

THE Minnis administration remains concerned that the goal post continues to shift when it comes to the Bahamas maintaining global tax standards, Finance Minister K Peter Turnquest said yesterday, adding this issue has been argued in international forums....

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Knights left furious as champions surprised
Knights left furious as champions surprised

January 03, 2019

AFTER falling in the standings from first to third place when penalty deductions brought the Superstar Rockers group its first win in six years, Platinum Knights leader Thomas Curry said the group intends to protest the unofficial results of the 2019 New Year's Day Junkanoo Parade in Grand Bahama.

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Anak Krakatau: Indonesia fights rerouted as volcano alert level raised
Anak Krakatau: Indonesia fights rerouted as volcano alert level raised

December 27, 2018

The alert level for Indonesia's Anak Krakatau volcano has been raised to the second-highest level possible, after a series of eruptions...

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Indonesia tsunami: Fears of new wave as Anak Krakatau volcano seethes
Indonesia tsunami: Fears of new wave as Anak Krakatau volcano seethes

December 24, 2018

Coastal residents near Indonesia's Anak Krakatau volcano have been warned to keep away from beaches amid fears it could trigger a new tsunami...

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Over-the-Hill project engages environmental monitors

December 21, 2018

Aspects of the Over-The-Hill Community Development Partnership Initiative are taking shape with the latest being the hiring and training of environmental monitors to ensure clean and safe areas...

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Amazing Conservation Opportunities Available to Young Bahamians
Amazing Conservation Opportunities Available to Young Bahamians

December 19, 2018

BREEF and the Island School are now accepting applications for the 2019-2020 Bahamas Environmental Steward Scholars programme (BESS)...

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'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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