News & Updates From BREEF

The Bahamas Environmental Steward Scholars (BESS) Program

The Bahamas Environmental Steward Scholars (BESS) Program

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...

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Seasons Greetings

Seasons Greetings

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

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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Education Coordinator Extended Deadline

Education Coordinator Extended Deadline

The Bahamas Reef Environment Educational Foundation (BREEF) is looking for a dynamic person to join our team. The ideal candidate will possess strong communication and organizational skills with excellent follow through. Please click the link below for more...

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Committing to Reduce Single Use Plastics

Committing to Reduce Single Use Plastics

BREEF wrapped up a series of Summer Sea Camps with the New Providence Sea Camp. When campers were not in the water, they were at Ardastra Gardens learning and exploring. A beach cleanup helped campers learn the importance of doing their part to reduce marine plastic...

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11 Years of Sea Camp Fun in San Salvador

11 Years of Sea Camp Fun in San Salvador

After all this time, children in San Salvador are still enjoying BREEFs Summer Sea Camps. Over five days in July, campers got to explore seagrass beds, snorkel an open water reef, and decorate garbage cans that were placed around the island, in the hopes of reducing...

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Sea Campers Explore the Andros Barrier Reef

Sea Campers Explore the Andros Barrier Reef

BREEFs summer sea camp in Andros was a great success. The two-day camp gave an enthusiastic group of young people on Andros an opportunity to learn about and explore the sandy beach, rocky shore, coral reefs and seagrass beds of beautiful Andros. The boat trip to the...

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Marine Conservation Teacher Training Workshop

Marine Conservation Teacher Training Workshop

In July 2017, 25 teachers from around The Bahamas joined the ranks of over 450 other educators who have participated in BREEF’s annual summer Marine Conservation Teacher Training Workshop over the past 19 years Through hands-on immersion in the environment, these bold...

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Spring Field Trip Block and School Road Show Ends

Spring Field Trip Block and School Road Show Ends

BREEF wrapped up its Spring Field Trip Block and School Road Show just in time for the end of the 2017 school year and the beginning of summer. From March 20th – May 19th, BREEF helped teachers enhance their students’ learning experience with engaging coastal field...

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Stone Crab Season is Closed!

Stone Crab Season is Closed!

Stone Crab Season is now CLOSED! The closed season runs from June 1st - October 15th. During this closed season, the possession, harvest or sale of fresh product is prohibited. At all times, possession or sale of females is prohibited and the harvest or possession of...

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Tippy’s Plastic Pollution Challenge Winners

Tippy’s Plastic Pollution Challenge Winners

Reducing ocean plastic pollution in the Bahamas gets a new advocate from BREEF (Bahamas Reef Environment Educational Foundation), in the form of Tippy the Sea Turtle, the new mascot for keeping our oceans plastic-free. Tippy’s Plastic Pollution Challenge was started...

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