Photo by Rosemary Clarice Hanna The Bahamas markets itself as a Tourist destination: An archipelago of 700 islands and Cays with white sand beaches, aqua transparent water and a green and pristine environment. For the most part this is the case. However, garbage can easily be found on road sides, derelict vehicles in some yards, and in the nearby bushes of some areas in New … [Read more...] about Proper Solid Waste Management Involves all of us
Effects of Hurricane Joaquin. Photo Author Michael Nelson Climate Change is already affecting The Bahamas. We are experiencing much hotter and longer summers and our cooler months, which seems each year to take longer to arrive are not as cool as 15 and 20 years ago. Due to the endless warming of the atmosphere we are experiencing an increase in the existence of vector borne … [Read more...] about How Can We Address the Effects of Climate Change in The Bahamas?
Some of the successes of the recently completed Investing in Students and Programs for the Innovative Reform of Education (INSPIRE) Program financed by the IDB, are that in 2014 all 78 public high schools in The Bahamas are equipped with computer labs and promethean boards, trained teachers in the use of teaching via the computer and promethean boards, and students … [Read more...] about New Computer Labs Enrich Learning Prospects at Bahamian Schools
The Potcake has been in The Bahamas for centuries. It has genetically evolved into the resilient champion that it is today. Most parasites and diseases that pedigree dogs would succumb to if they were not vaccinated and not properly cared for would not usually impact the Potcake. This genetically unique mixed breed dog, makes up the majority of the country’s population … [Read more...] about The Royal Bahamian Potcake is an invaluable dog
Family Islands of The Bahamas like Andros, Bimini, Grand Bahama, Eleuthera, Exuma, Cat Island, Inagua, and Mayaguana tend to have fluctuating economic stability despite their natural beauty and unique attractions. The popular belief among Bahamians is that the necessary foreign investment to build mega-resorts like Atlantis always goes to Nassau, so these economies … [Read more...] about Growing the Tourism Industry in the Bahamas’ Family Islands: A Backpacker’s Market?