Prime Minister Renews National Ocean Protection Week Proclamation in The Bahamas

Bahamas Reef Environment Educational Foundation (BREEF) and Casuarina McKinney-Lambert, Executive Director, applaud Prime Minister Philip E. Davis for renewing the “National Ocean Protection Week” proclamation, spanning from June 3rd to June 8th, 2024, aligning with the global celebration of World Oceans Day on June 8th. This proclamation emphasizes the imperative of safeguarding marine ecosystems for future generations.

Waterkeepers Bahamas (WKB), another esteemed organization dedicated to marine conservation and education, also extends their heartfelt appreciation to Prime Minister Davis for his commitment to ocean conservation. Both organizations emphasize the importance of protecting the Bahamas’ pristine waters, essential for the nation’s economy, culture, and identity.

As a nation uniquely vulnerable to climate change impacts, The Bahamas recognizes the importance of addressing these challenges head-on. By renewing the National Ocean Protection Week proclamation, Prime Minister Davis reaffirms the government’s dedication to mitigating the threats posed by pollution, overfishing, and climate change.

In the spirit of collaboration and environmental stewardship, Our Islands, Our Future expresses its sincere appreciation to Prime Minister Davis and looks forward to continuing to work with his administration to protect and preserve the marine treasures that define the nation.

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