Topic: marine

3 years ago

BREEF: An Artistic Platform for Reef Protection

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BREEF: An Artistic Platform for Reef Protection

The Bahamas Reef Environment Educational Foundation (BREEF) hopes that their Sir Nicholas Nuttall Coral Reef Sculpture Garden will be a platform for raising awareness about threats to coral reefs and the catastrophic harm that can be caused to The Bahamas if the damage continues.

3 years ago

U.S. Coast Guard, BASRA Grand Bahama Strengthen Partnership

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U.S. Coast Guard, BASRA Grand Bahama Strengthen Partnership

On Saturday, August 16, the United States Coast Guard Air Station Clearwater, Fla., MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew flew past the shoreline above a festive crowd gathered to watch a low-hover rescue swimmer demonstration in support of the all-volunteer Bahamas Air Sea Rescue Association’s 44th Annual Bernie Butler Swim Race held on Coral Beach, Grand Bahama Island.

3 years ago

US Ocean Engineer Adds Voice to Bimini Concerns

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US Ocean Engineer Adds Voice to Bimini Concerns

A Florida-based ocean engineer with 35 years’ experience in port and beach dredging today said photos of the dredging operation off North Bimini show proper steps are not being taken to prevent silt from killing off marine life and some of the world’s best-known coral reefs.

3 years ago

BREEF Exhibition Opens At College Of The Bahamas

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BREEF Exhibition Opens At College Of The Bahamas

With 95% of The Bahamas territory underwater and most residents living within two miles of the coast, The Bahamas is listed as one of the ten most vulnerable countries in the world to the impacts of climate change and sea level rise.

4 years ago

Save The Bays Lauds Coral Reef Farming Program

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Save The Bays Lauds Coral Reef Farming Program

A program aimed at replenishing coral reefs by undersea farming and forestry won plaudits this week from the national environmental movement Save The Bays which renewed its pledge to support its creator, The Nature Conservancy.

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