Despite statements from the Bahamas government that there will be no oil exploration in the waters of The Bahamas, one company is still forging ahead with their plans to drill.
Shark ‘adoptions’ are bringing in funding for marine research programs at the University of Miami. The ‘adoptions’ give people naming rights and the ability to track ‘their’ shark for a year
Attorney General John Delaney says that, when he has time, he will try to explain why it is that criminals do not go to jail in The Bahamas.
The Bahamas has been chosen as the launch site for a five-year study of shallow coral reef environments around the world, and there will be six months of research in various parts of these islands.
Minister of Agriculture and Marine Resources Larry Cartwright supports the new Fisheries Improvement Plan (FIP) which seeks to address international concerns about the spiny lobster industry.
Ocean pollution is threatening to deplete the commercial fisheries stock in the coral reefs of The Bahamas and other Small Island Developing States (SIDS) around the world.
The Bahamas is seeking re-election to the International Maritime Organisation Council under Category “C”, having ratified the legal framework developed by the IMO and signed all of its major international Conventions.
The new Georgia Aquarium features Atlantic bottlenose dolphins some of whom came from accredited zoological facilities in the Bahamas.
Stringent new import regulations in the United States could significantly affect the Bahamas’ multi-million dollar marine export sector