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...
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...
Lighthouse Point Editorial

Lighthouse Point Editorial

BREEF’s Executive Director Casuarina McKinney-Lambert was featured in the October 11 edition of the Tribune with her Letter to the Editor regarding Lighthouse Point. “Freedom.” That is what the island of Eleuthera represents, indeed what its name...
Stone Crabs: Take the Biggest, Leave the Smallest

Stone Crabs: Take the Biggest, Leave the Smallest

October 15 marks the end of the Stone Crab Closed Season. The season is now open until 31st May. Here is a quick reminder of Stone Crab regulations: 4″ minimum claw size. Possession or sale of females is prohibited. B.R.E.E.F. encourages you to practice...