State and federal wildlife authorities are investigating a network of suspected conch-smuggling rings that traffick hundreds of pounds of conch from the Bahamas to South Florida.
The Bahamas is one of about seven countries which hasn’t ratified the UNESCO convention. What does staying outside of UNESCO mean for the Bahamas – home to some of the planet’s most stunning marine areas?
The seas are creeping higher as the planet warms. But how high could they go? Scientists have gone looking for answers in the sub-tropical islands of the Bahamas.
In a meeting with the prime minister, over 60 Long Island fishermen expressed concerns about foreigners poaching, protection at sea, amendments to the fisheries act and unfair bonefishing competition, among others.
A documentary recently showed a team of local and Living Oceans Foundation scientific divers observing Bahamian coral reefs suffering from coral bleaching due to climate change, pollution and overfishing.
Reef Worlds is looking to bring their underwater man-made coral reef concept to The Bahamas introducing a unique “Next Generation” tourism aspect.
According to the Bahamas Commercial Fishers Alliance (BCFA) tens of millions of dollars are lost due to increasing levels of poaching.
Scientists from the Museum and the University of Southampton are researching ablittle-explored area of the ocean off a remote island in the Bahamas.
Minister of the Environment thanked the Living Oceans Foundation for helping foster environmental awareness and stewardship through implementing scientific research in The Bahamas.