Countdown to 2020 Conservation Challenge

Countdown to 2020 Conservation Challenge

More than 10 years ago, the Government of The Bahamas committed to protecting and effectively managing 20% of our marine environment by 2020 to ensure a healthy marine environment and sustain livelihoods in fisheries and tourism. With this deadline less than one year...
Residents Take Charge of Managing Their Marine Protected Areas

Residents Take Charge of Managing Their Marine Protected Areas

San Salvador is known as the place where the first steps into the New World happened and has long been globally recognized for its historical significance. This little island formerly known as ‘Guanahani’ has once again stepped into the forefront as the first island...
Amazing Conservation Opportunities Available to Young Bahamians.

Amazing Conservation Opportunities Available to Young Bahamians.

Amazing Conservation Opportunities Available to Young Bahamians. BREEF and the Island School are now accepting applications for the 2019-2020 Bahamas Environmental Steward Scholars programme (BESS). The BESS programme is for motivated graduating high school students...
December Full Moon

December Full Moon

Today marks the first full moon of the Nassau Grouper closed season. Nassau Grouper are gathering in spawning aggregations all around The Bahamas and the region to create the next generation.  During this vital time in the life cycle of this important...
Nassau Grouper Closed Season Begins Today

Nassau Grouper Closed Season Begins Today

Today marks the beginning of the Nassau Grouper Closed Season. This means that it’s illegal to land, purchase or sell Nassau Grouper from December 01st to February 28th. Let’s give them some time and privacy to make more Nassau Groupers. In the meantime, try out other...
Three Schools Awarded Green Flag Status On Grand Bahama

Three Schools Awarded Green Flag Status On Grand Bahama

Students of Bishop Michael Eldon, Freeport Gospel Chapel, and Lucaya International Schools are leading the way in protecting their environment through the Eco-Schools Bahamas Programme (ESB) on the island of Grand Bahama. On Tuesday 27 November 2018, Bishop Michael...