Entries by asemSTB

Green group seeks impact study for Blackbeard’s Cay

The Tribune Accusing the Bahamas government of allowing Blackbeard’s Cay to overlook important legal and regulatory requirements, environmental group reEarth called on the developers to produce the project’s Environmental Impact Assessment. The group called for an immediate halt to the development and the enactment of the Freedom of Information Act to bring transparency to it […]

Conchservation Campaign Launches Awareness Initiative

The Eleutheran By Ashley Akerberg Earth Day Celebrations were marked by the launch of The Bahamas National Conchservation Campaign whose ultimate goal is a sustainable queen conch (Strombus gigas) fishery in The Bahamas. The Bahamas National Trust, with support of conservation partners One Eleuthera, the Cape Eleuthera Institute, Community Conch, Friends of the Environment and […]

Save The Bays Lauds Nature Conservancy’s Coral Reef Farming Program, Renews Support

A program aimed at replenishing coral reefs by undersea farming and forestry won plaudits this week from the national environmental movement Save The Bays which renewed its pledge to support its creator, The Nature Conservancy. “Cooperative community partnerships are key to bringing attention, awareness and progress to the environmental protection and preservation movement,” said Lindsey […]

Top lawyer argues that Blackbeard’s Cay development was granted approvals in contravention of key legislation

Smith: laws being disregarded at the whim of ministers Top lawyer argues that Blackbeard’s Cay development was granted approvals in contravention of key legislation Presenting the case for judicial review of the Blackbeard’s Cay development, Smith said the evidence pointed to a “tsunami of disregard” for due process and the rule of law as civil […]

Antiquities Chief Says Carleton is ‘Significant Heritage Site’ on Abaco

Originally published on Bahama Pundit By: Larry Smith TREASURE CAY, Abaco — During a visit to the site of Abaco’s first loyalist settlement last week, Antiquities Corporation chief Dr Keith Tinker and senior archaeologist Dr Michael Pateman retrieved cultural remains for analysis and talked about organising an archaeological survey this summer. I wrote a column […]

Waterkeeper Alliance partners with Bahamas

The Bahamas Investor Waterkeeper Alliance, which has organizations and volunteers in 37 countries, announced its first partnership with The Bahamas this week to protect reefs in the Clifton Bay area of New Providence. The group’s president, Robert F Kennedy Jr, announced the partnership after diving the reefs last weekend.Waterkeeper Alliance is an environmental group that helps […]

Freedom of Information Lecture Announced

  Save The Bays and the College of The Bahamas set to host first in a series of talks entitled “Our Right to Know” Save The Bays (STB) and the College of The Bahamas have announced a two-year partnership to raise awareness of the vital importance of citizens rights and government transparency through a series […]

Save The Bays, Bahamas Waterkeeper Join Forces to Commend BREEF on Undersea Sculpture Garden

Two major marine environmental voices today joined forces to congratulate the Bahamas Reef Environmental Education Foundation (BREEF) for commissioning and installing an underwater sculpture garden off New Providence’s southwestern shore, calling the work “a stunning example of why it is so important to draw attention to the need to protect and preserve the marine assets […]

Luxury yachts offer hurricane relief to The Bahamas

The Enchanted Lady and crew have been in the southern Bahamas providing invaluable help to the ongoing hurricane relief efforts as part of Yacht Aid Global (YAG), a pioneering international humanitarian organization that uses yachts to deliver aid to coastal disaster areas around the world. Innovative humanitarian outfit uses luxury vessels to deliver critical supplies […]