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The Bahamas is a nation of islands with 95% of our territory underwater.

Our economy, livelihoods and culture are inextricably linked to the health of our oceans.

BREEF’s mission is to promote the conservation of the Bahamian marine environment.

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Apply to the Bahamas Environmental Steward Scholars (BESS) Program today!

BESS is a unique year-long study and work experience programme for motivated graduating high school students between the ages of 15-18 who are interested in learning more about the environment, conservation and sustainable systems as they transition from high school to university studies.

Since the programme’s inception, thirty-eight BESS Scholars from schools throughout the country have participated in the programme on scholarship.


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This holiday season, BREEF would like to encourage you to support our local fishermen and our Nassau Grouper, by trying an alternative fish. BREEF suggests Lionfish is a tasty option. To learn more about the Nassau Grouper, check out some of our educational videos...

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Ocean Promotion Annual Appeal

Dear Friend of BREEF,   We have so much to be thankful for this year, and the ocean that sustains our life on earth is the top of my list. At BREEF, we are doing everything we can to protect it. Your support is what makes it all possible. I hope that you will...

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Current BESS - Bahamas Environmental Steward Scholars programme scholars Alexis B. Saunders and Kenaro Malcolm spent time on Joyfm talking about BESS.
If you or someone you know is interested in this exciting opportunity, check out the BESS page on B.R.E.E.F.'s website for more information and to apply.
The deadline to submit applications is February 15 so APPLY TODAY:
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Graduating from High School? Interested in environmental or marine studies? Apply for the BESS programmer now.!! Space is limited and the deadline is FEB 15th! Check out and click on...

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