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BNT says no to Andros mining

THE Bahamas National Trust says the organisation does not endorse the proposed North Andros mining project.

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BNT: We need a rapid response protocol to deal with disasters

THE Bahamas National Trust has recommended the development of a rapid response protocol for responding to disasters in The Bahamas more than two years after Hurricane Dorian brought destruction to Abaco and Grand Bahama.

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National Trust opposes cruise sector expansion

The Bahamas National Trust (BNT) has placed itself at odds with a cornerstone of the Government’s economic growth strategy by voicing its opposition to the cruise industry’s expansion in The Bahamas.

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BNT: No measures needed to reduce shark population

THE Bahamas National Trust says it does not believe measures are needed to reduce shark conservation, adding the shark attraction industry brings in more than $100 million a year.

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How can we drill for oil?

BAHAMAS National Trust is against Bahamas Petroleum Company’s proposed exploratory oil drilling before year’s end, insisting yesterday that several factors present serious concerns.

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‘Zero tolerance must be hammered home’

THE Bahamas National Trust yesterday criticised Norwegian Cruise Lines for violating the country’s environmental laws after it was revealed the vessel had dumped waste into Bahamian waters.

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Carey calls for more time to understand plastic ban

BAHAMAS National Trust Executive Director Eric Carey wants Bahamians to see the bigger picture regarding the single use plastic ban, noting it is meant to protect the environment and Bahamian way of life. Mr Carey told The Tribune he understands the

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BNT pleased to see threat of big fines

Bahamas National Trust has applauded the government for presenting a package of environment bills in the House of Assembly on Wednesday, calling them some of “the most significant environmental legislation” to date.Offenders can be fined up to $30m a

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BNT warns of 'catastrophic' effect of storm on landscape

HURRICANE Dorian caused coastal erosion and “catastrophic” impact to mangrove and pine forests in at least one national park, according to the Bahamas National Trust. There are also fears that endangered bird populations will face a food shortage du

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BNT: Poaching 'greatest threat to seafood resources of nation'

THE Bahamas National Trust has described poaching by commercial fishermen from the Dominican Republic as “the greatest single threat to Bahamian seafood resources”. The BNT said this was based on a report produced for the Bahamas Lobster Fisheries Im

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Sharks take a bite to give bnt $100k

THE Bahamas National Trust is beaming with pride after being selected for a major donation as part of the Discovery Channel’s exciting show “Shark Tank Meets Shark Week” which aired on Wednesday night on the Discovery Channel.The TV sharks – tough, s

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BNT celebrates ten years of holding nature camp

THE Bahamas National Trust is celebrating ten years of facilitating a nature and environmental awareness camp for local youth.In a press release, the BNT revealed that in the span of one decade, 300 teenagers have partaken in Eco Camp – an annual sum

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Oban deal: We’ll never support it

Bahamas National Trust is “greatly concerned” about the location of the proposed $5.5 billion Oban Energies oil refinery and storage facility in Grand Bahama, saying it cannot “envisage any scenario” where it could support the controversial project.

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BNT promotes sustainable conch fishing

THE Bahamas National Trust (BNT) has partnered with Bahamian entertainment notables to raise awareness of the plight of the Queen Conch.

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Are wild donkeys being hunted into extinction?

INAGUA’s wild donkey population has dwindled considerably, according to BNT officials, who pointed to anecdotal evidence of widespread hunting.


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