Exploring the waters off the shoreline of the Exuma Cays and Conception Island, environmental groups are now encouraging The Bahamas to create marine protected areas.
When one of their underwater camera systems stopped working, scientists at Cape Eleuthera investigated and found ‘teeth marks’ in the cables.
The Bahamas has called on members of the International Maritime Organisation to react responsibly to the increasing attacks on vessels and crew by pirates in open waters.
The Bahamas and the United States have begun the process of official negotiations toward defining maritime boundaries between both countries
Two manatees that were removed from the Nassau Harbour in October 2011 have been returned to the wild after being under the care of the marine mammal team at Atlantis.
Seven species of coral found in Florida and Caribbean waters “are extremely likely to go extinct” before the year 2100. Losing them would be a major blow to fishing and tourism industries around the world.
Bahamas Petroleum Company’s stocks plummeted following Prime Minister Hubert Ingraham’s comments that his government would not allow oil drilling.
The social and economic value of the Bahamian coastline cannot be overemphasized, said the National Coastal Awareness Committee, which is encouraging Bahamians to participate in a Fun, Run, Walk on April 28.
Each year, Shedd Aquarium takes its 80-foot research vessel, the R/V Coral Reef II, to study endangered Bahamian rock iguana populations, alternating years between the Exuma Islands and Andros Island.