“Pants can help you float” – one of the safety tips Joshua Storr and thirty-nine other campers learned at BREEF’s eighth annual “Sea Camp” at Gerace Research Center in San Salvador held from July 21-25.
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.
Authorities searched off the Bahamas on Monday for a Chinese man who apparently became lost in rough weather during a fishing trip. Three companions were rescued.
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.
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.
Researchers believe that crabs living far beneath the waves of the Bahamas have adapted to use UV light as their method of sifting between potential food or toxins on the coral-studded seabed.
On Saturday US swimmer Diana Nyad began her fourth attempt to cross the 160-kilometer strait between Havana and Key West, which would take at least 60 hours of constant swimming.
Based in the Bahamas, Russian-born Elena Kalis is often found in the water creating underwater fantasy worlds with her camera.
For the third year in a row, with the help of the Captain Morgan brand, a team of leading US archaeologists returned to the mouth of the Chagres River in Panama in search of real-life buccaneer Captain Henry Morgan’s lost fleet.