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Eric Carey, BNT Executive Director. Photo: Shawn Hanna/Tribune Staff

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Don't leave Bahamians with oil drilling 'peanuts'

The Bahamian people must get more than the "peanuts and crumbs" if the Government ultimately decides to approve commercial oil exploration, the National Trust's top executive urged yesterday.

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BNT calls on govt to introduce an Environmental Protection Act

THE Bahamas National Trust (BNT) has called for the government to pass an Environmental Protection Act - as it fears damage to wetlands following the oil leak at the Equinor facility in Grand Bahama during Hurricane Dorian. “The Equinor oil spill op

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BNT: We need our own fines over waste dumping

THE Bahamas National Trust said yesterday the county needs the ability to enforce its own fines where it is discovered that cruise lines dump waste in Bahamian waters, adding this kind of penalty would provide recourse where fines are paid out in the United States.

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Renewed calls to do more to protect conch

THERE are renewed calls for conch protection measures from environmentalists, including banning the exportation of conch meat and ramping up efforts to tackle the “scourge” of poaching.

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Bahamas National Trust kicks off its 60th party

ENVIRONMENT Minister Romi Ferreira hailed the Bahamas National Trust as an inextricable part of his life’s work as the organization kicks-off year long celebrations for their 60th anniversary.


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