Entries by Rashema Ingraham

US Congress Members Oppose Oil Drilling in The Bahamas 

  Local environmentalists urge gov’t to heed strong concerns expressed by representatives the country’s most important trading partner and strategic ally  The local conservation community is urging the government of the Bahamas to pay heed to the strong concerns expressed by 16 members of Congress and reject a proposal for oil drilling just miles off […]

Seasons Greetings

As we say goodbye to another year, and another decade we are thankful to you our supporters for your continued dedication to helping us preserve our beautiful environment for generations to come. This year has had its challenges but despite setbacks, it was still a wonderful year! The work continues. We welcome 2020….. Here are some […]

Testing Shows Bahamas Oil Spill Contaminated Wetlands More Than One Mile Away

More Than 1.8 Million Gallons Spilled; Cleanup Effort Appears to be Inadequate The Bahamas oil spill during Hurricane Dorian contaminated water in critical wetland habitat, including an area more than one mile away from the spill, according to sampling done by Waterkeepers Bahamas, Save the Bays, and Waterkeeper Alliance.  The groups took water samples at […]

Save the Bays named partner by leading global nonprofit

Save the Bays named partner by leading global nonprofit Affiliation will give local advocacy group access to funding from more than 1,200 environmentally conscious companies and individuals around the world A reputation for fearless and groundbreaking environmental advocacy has led to Save the Bays being named an official partner of one of the world’s foremost […]

Save The Bays Supports YMCA Learn to Swim SOS Program

Declaring it was proud to help impart lifesaving skills to children growing up on an island surrounded by water, the fast-growing environmental movement Save The Bays today presented a substantial grant to the YMCA SOS Learn to Swim program in Grand Bahama. The contribution will pave the way for thousands of children to take an […]

Save The Bays Raises Alarm Over Treasure Cay Project North Abaco Chief Councilor Requests EIA

  A surging environmentalist group is raising the alarm over what they call “yet another irresponsible construction project” in the Family Islands. Following a recent tour of the Treasure Sands Club in Abaco, directors from Save The Bays expressed concern and dismay over dredging off a world-famous beach. Treasure Cay, known for its pristine three […]

EARTHCARE and Biminites on Bimini proposed cruise ship terminal

EARTHCARE is very concerned by the revelations in the press regarding the development plans for Bimini.  Several Environmental Organizations have been trying to find out if there is an Environmental Impact Assessment completed for the proposed development.  The most recent entity to assume control of the former “Bimini Bay Resort”, the Genting Group, a Malaysian […]