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

The Nassau grouper is one of the most commercially important species throughout the Caribbean – including here, in The Bahamas. As a top predator, Nassau grouper are vital to us and our oceans survival as they maintain the health of our reefs and therefore, they...
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...
Snorkel & Fish Survey

Snorkel & Fish Survey

Join us for a snorkel and fish survey. Celebrate having fish for the future. Learn how to identify and survey fish on the first day of the Nassau grouper closed season. Great fun for the whole...
Thank You For Celebrating With Us

Thank You For Celebrating With Us

The outpouring of generosity for our 25th Anniversary truly overwhelmed us. So many people, companies and organizations supported us with their time, energy, ideas, and financial resources. Thank you, gracias, merci, grazie , ありがとう, xiexie, danke sehr, kop khun,...
Working Together For Marine Conservation and Education Activities

Working Together For Marine Conservation and Education Activities

One of the highlights for us on our 25th Anniversary is the new commitment which Jackson Family Wines and Young’s Fine Wine have made towards helping to finance our marine conservation and education activities. As a reminder – we receive a contribution for...
Paddling To Celebrate 25 Years

Paddling To Celebrate 25 Years

Amber Nuttall, daughter of BREEF founder, Sir Nicholas Nuttall Bt., today embarks on a paddleboard challenge never before completed, to circumnavigate the island of New Providence to celebrate the 25th Anniversary of the Bahamas Reef Environment Educational...