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” order_by=”sortorder” order_direction=”ASC” returns=”included” maximum_entity_count=”500″] Campers all over the world ride horses, swim and eat S’mores by an open fire, but at one camp in Grand Bahama youngsters got to hang out with fish, mangroves, reef balls and sting rays. They were the dozen lucky enough to take part in the second session of Camp […]
They swam, snorkeled, recorded, reported and studied the marine environment and by the end of the week, 12 teens from Grand Bahama had a new respect for the waters around them and the critical role water plays in sustaining life on the planet. The students were the dedicated dozen who qualified for Camp Eco-Explorer. It […]
Thinking about a swim? There’s an app for that. For the past two months, Save The Bays and Waterkeepers Bahamas have been monitoring 16 beaches on New Providence, Grand Bahama and Bimini, collecting and testing water samples to check for bacteria and ensure safe swimming conditions and shoreline activities. The testing and reporting are part of […]
It was a first of its kind and it was hard to tell which was louder – the plop-pop of the paddles or the laughter of the racers. Organized and hosted by Waterkeepers Bahamas, the event was called Splashmania and like the name implies it was a perfect excuse for spending a day at the […]
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. […]