A 75’ Haitian sloop sunk in the Matthew Town harbour and spilled about 220 gallons of diesel and oil.
Environmental experts visited the BEC site in Eleuthera to assess the 70,000 gallon diesel spillage that amassed in a lake, creating toxic and highly flammable fumes near the Coastal shoreline.
Former Member of Parliament Pierre Dupuch outlines seven steps government ministries can take to work together to return the Bahamas fishing industry to Bahamians.
Bahamas National Trust officials are “gravely concerned” that the Ministry of Agriculture and Marine Resources is even considering the possibility of extending the grouper season as such a move could damage fishing stocks for future seasons.
The Bahamas Maritime Authority has approved a new plan by Royal Caribbean to use an alternate way of calculating its compliance with new air pollution rules.
500 plus volunteers participated in the International Coastal Cleanup in Nassau. To date, this global initiative has helped remove over 153 million pounds of marine litter from more than 312,000 miles of coastline.
It is unfortunate that so much effort has to be put into cleaning up after Bahamians who have no respect for their environment and natural resources.
U.S. Charge d’Affaires John Dinkelman met with the founder of the Young Marine Explorers to discuss her recent participation in an international program focused on environmental and conservation education.
The Marina Operators of the Bahamas will hold its 3rd Annual General Meeting and Workshop under the theme “Charting A Steady Course Through Strengthened Partnerships” Thursday June 28, 2012