Animals/Pets

BAARK's Strutt Your Mutt...It's all about the dogs...
BAARK's Strutt Your Mutt..."It's all about the dogs..."

December 16, 2016

Having fun and raising money for a wonderful cause was the name of the game on Sunday December 11th Strut your Mutt Walk-A-Thon at Goodman’s Bay, for both two and fourlegged participants. Just under 100 people and their dogs took part in the event...

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'Pet Food Institute-Caribbean sponsors BAARK! Strut Your Mutt Walkathon
'Pet Food Institute-Caribbean sponsors BAARK! Strut Your Mutt Walkathon

December 14, 2016

Scores of people, many accompanied by four-legged friends bedecked in BAARK! doggie-bandanas, took to West Bay Street for BAARK!’s Strut Your Mutt Walkathon December 11, sponsored by Pet Food Institute-Caribbean...

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Unift surrey horses 'may not go back on the road again'

November 04, 2016

THE health and condition of surrey horses in New Providence are being closely monitored on a consistent basis, with officials from the Cabs Board yesterday promising that if any of the animals are found to be unfit for work, that horse "may not go back on the road again."

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Donate to the Grand Bahama Humane Society
Donate to the Grand Bahama Humane Society

November 03, 2016

Four weeks post Hurricane Matthew, and the Humane Society of Grand Bahama is still standing! It's been a rough few weeks, but progress is being made slowly but surely.

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Please Don't Foget Your Animals
Please Don't Foget Your Animals

October 04, 2016

Please don't forget your animals while you are battening down for this storm!

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The work of the Bahamas Humane Society

October 03, 2016

I write in response to Marvin Lightbourn's letter "The stray dog problem in The Bahamas", published in the October 1, 2016 edition of The Nassau Guardian.

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Horses have been taught to communicate with humans

September 28, 2016

Scientists in Norway say they've trained horses to communicate with humans, by pointing their muzzle at simple symbols on a board.

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Duncombe laments fisheries regulation change

September 14, 2016

ReEarth President Sam Duncombe said she finds it "very disturbing" that just this week the barriers to taking fish caught recreationally in The Bahamas to Florida by water were lowered.

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This dolphin has invented a way to overcome a disability

September 13, 2016

Dolphins usually breathe using their blowhole. But it now seems this is not a hard-and-fast rule.

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Atlantis releases newest batch of turtle hatchlings
Atlantis releases newest batch of turtle hatchlings

September 09, 2016

Another successful release exercise of newly hatched green sea turtles was recently carried out by Atlantis’ Water Features Department.

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Zika fogging insecticides responsible for bee deaths

September 05, 2016

AN ENVIRONMENTAL Health Services executive has acknowledged that insecticides being used in fogging efforts to prevent the spread of the Zika virus are responsible for the increase in deaths of indigenous bees.

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Praise for action in saving turtle

September 02, 2016

OFFICERS and officials in Grand Bahama have been praised by two leading environmental groups for their quick thinking in arresting and charging a man with illegal possession of a protected loggerhead turtle and releasing it back into the ocean.

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Atlantis 'racing' turtle raises awareness of sea threats

September 02, 2016

A LEATHERBACK turtle sponsored by Atlantis, Paradise Island, as part of its marine conservation efforts is aiming to be the fourth winner in five years for the resort in a marathon 'race' from its nesting beaches to its foraging grounds.

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Atlantis Calypso Blue back in the race to support marine conservation!
Atlantis Calypso Blue back in the race to support marine conservation!

September 02, 2016

On Monday, August 1st, Calypso Blue V, the Atlantis-sponsored Leatherback turtle, began this year’s Tour de Turtles marathon in the Gulf of Mexico.

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Waterkeepers Bahamas, Save The Bays applaud quick official action saving 100-lb loggerhead turtle

September 01, 2016

Waterkeepers Bahamas and Save The Bays today joined forces to praise officers and officials in Grand Bahama for quick thinking and action, arresting and charging a man with illegal possession of a protected loggerhead turtle and releasing the turtle back into the ocean.

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Praise to police for protecting waters from poachers

August 30, 2016

INCREASED protection of Bahamian waters from poachers by the Royal Bahamas Defence Force (RBDF) has "played an instrumental role" in helping to make what many fishermen are saying is the best lobster season for 20 years.

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Activist hits out at cay's hurricane preparedness

August 25, 2016

A local environmental advocate has questioned the soundness of Blackbeard Cay's hurricane disaster and recovery plan, charging that a "global tragedy" could occur if the nine dolphins kept at the Balmoral Island facility are washed "out to sea" because of a hurricane.

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Officials deny dolphin and calf separated at Blackbeard's Cay

August 19, 2016

A DEPARTMENT of Marine Resources senior official yesterday denied claims by concerned local environmental activists that a mother dolphin and her recently born male calf were allegedly separated prematurely at Blackbeard's Cay.

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Anger as dolphin calf 'separated' from mother at Blackbeard's Cay

August 18, 2016

LOCAL environmental activists are up in arms over the alleged separation of a dolphin mother and her recently born male calf at Blackbeard's Cay, an "unconscionable" act they claim will adversely affect the health and lives of both creatures.

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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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