On November 4th, 2016, the Inter-American Commission of Human Rights at Organization of American States in Washington issued its resolution ...
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With donations pouring in from around the world in the wake of Hurricane Matthew, the need for transparency and accountability ...
Bimini residents supported by an international flotilla of boats are expected to turn out for what they are promising will be the largest demonstration in Bimini’s history, a ‘Save Bimini’ march and peaceful demonstration this week to urge creation of a long-promised marine protected area and denial of any plans to allow a resort development […]
A crowd estimated to be the largest ever to gather for a public meeting in Bimini packed a school auditorium last week, many passionately decrying what they described as environmental devastation threatening to erode fish populations, wipe out endangered species and suffocate the island’s famous coral reefs and critical wetlands. A few in the […]
More than 300 environmental rights advocates, environmental organisations trustees, supporters and volunteers who monitor the world’s waters gathered for the 2017 Waterkeepers Alliance conference in Park City, Utah, earlier this month but it was one of the smallest countries of all that took centre stage – The Bahamas. “We were completely surprised that so much […]
” order_by=”sortorder” order_direction=”ASC” returns=”included” maximum_entity_count=”500″]Registration opens this week for two local summer camps in Grand Bahama designed to bring youth and teens closer to — and smarter about — what exists in the natural world around them. The week-long camps sponsored by Save The Bays and Waterkeepers Bahamas include field trips, indoor activities, team building, […]
Dozens of Biminites are expected to turn out for a town hall meeting Thursday, June 15 to review ongoing environmental concerns and map a way forward for the future of the island in the northern Bahamas. The town hall, organized by Waterkeepers Bahamas in conjunction with environmental advocacy group Save The Bays, will feature several […]
” template=”/nfs/c07/h01/mnt/178761/domains/savethebays.bs/html/wp-content/plugins/nextgen-gallery/products/photocrati_nextgen/modules/ngglegacy/view/gallery-carousel.php” order_by=”sortorder” order_direction=”ASC” returns=”included” maximum_entity_count=”500″]Hundreds of students in the northern Bahamas will find environmental programs in their schools next year, thanks to a generous donation from Save The Bays. Recipient schools, all in Grand Bahama, were surprised when they were selected without knowing they would be competing for the first of its kind donation. […]
Two swim programs in Grand Bahama got a welcome boost this week with donations from Waterkeepers Bahamas, the local licensee of the world’s largest and fastest-growing non-profit solely focused on clean water. “We were pleased to show our support for the Freeport Aquatics Club, which has been such a powerful force in teaching discipline and […]
Zhyir Miranda, 12, knew even as a youngster that littering was wrong. But it wasn’t until she signed up for Youth Environmental Ambassadors and saw the damage it could do to marine life that she fully understood littering wasn’t just ugly – it was dangerous. “Littering does not just look bad, littering can kill the […]
Long, long time ago, back in the late sixties and early seventies, before any of young people, or even your parents, were just in the mind of the Creator, I observed with much distress, the dying of volunteerism in our beloved Bahama-land. It moved me so significantly, that I, actually, established in 1978, at the […]
Hours after the Free National Movement swept the national elections in an historic vote, winning all but four seats in a 39-seat House of Assembly, one of the country’s most popular organisations offered congratulations and urged attention to what it called “promises Bahamians want fulfilled as top priorities.” Chief among those, said Save The Bays, […]