REPORT: $24M worth of Lobster in protected areas

Twenty-four-million dollars’ worth of spiny lobster are safeguarded every year in marine protected areas, a recently released report revealed. The “Economic Valuation of Ecosystem Services in Bahamian Marine Protected Areas” report, commissioned by The Bahamas Protected Project said, about six million pounds of spiny lobster are in the protected areas. The report went on to […]

Man drowns in Abaco

The lifeless body of a caucasian male was pulled from waters near a local Marsh Harbour resort yesterday. Reports say shortly before 11:00 a.m. Sunday, police were called to the resort where the male was discovered. EMS personnel responded and reported no signs of life. While foul play is not suspected in this matter, it has […]

Public Advisory: Glass Window Bridge closed; man injured trying to cross bridge

Strong winds and dangerous waves have caused officials to restrict travel across the Glass Window Bridge on the island of Eleuthera until further notice, according to police and the National Emergency Management Agency. The order came yesterday after raging sea surges as high as 40 feet were witnessed near the bridge. The bridge, which connects […]