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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JOINT STATEMENT BY WATERKEEPERS BAHAMAS & SAVE THE BAYS ON CROWN LAND LEASES FOR FARMING, FISHING, FORESTRY HARVESTING ...
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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, […]
Best-selling rake ‘n scrape artist Kirkland ‘KB’ Bodie today made entertainment history, releasing an album that marries his conscience collage with a call for action, 13 songs packed with purpose and driven by heartache and hope. Each of the singles was commissioned by Save The Bays over a period of three years and were released […]
As desperation sets in, the PLP has resorted to accusing hundreds of local activists of terrorism in a last ditch bid hold on to power The government’s latest attack on local NGOs has been denounced as reckless, dangerous and a clear sign of how desperate the PLP party has become. Over the last year, the […]
Volunteers from Save The Bays, West End Eco-Fishing Camp Association (WEEFCA) and 4Ocean stooped, scooped, piled, packed and hauled away 1,160 pounds of debris from the beaches and mangroves of West End, Grand Bahama April 1, which exceeded their projected amount of 1,000 pounds, and when they were done, they said it would take 10 […]
Save The Bays in conjunction with the West End Eco-Fishing Camp and 4 Ocean are spearheading a community wide cleanup initiative in West End, Grand Bahama this Saturday, April 1 from 9am to 3pm. “Things have changed dramatically over the years in The Bahamas and we are not showing the same pride our parents did,” […]
The chairman and legal counsel for a powerful environmental advocacy group have charged the Christie administration with sealing a deal to create a private cruise port at East End, Grand Bahama that could kill the already struggling Freeport economy and endanger five fragile eco-systems that they say are among the most magnificent in the world. […]
A noted Queen’s Counsel attorney and head of the legal team for environmental advocacy group Save The Bays today blamed what he called “50 years of criminal negligence” for the fires at the Nassau dump and urged victims to exercise their right to legal action. “I cry shame on every member of Parliament and every […]
On a recent Saturday, off a stretch of beach with sand so fine and waters so sparkling it could be the iconic Instagram image, dozens of young Bahamians were hard at work. Members of the Youth Environment Ambassadors (YEA), a program funded and operated by Save The Bays, were learning that sometimes what man takes […]