SILENT KILLER SPREADS: Scientists warn deadly coral disease plaguing Bahamian waters

Reef Resilience Network claims disease has spread to nine countries and territories in the Caribbean region NASSAU, BAHAMAS — First verified in The Bahamas a year ago, the deadly stony coral tissue loss disease (SCTLD) continues to plague Bahamian waters, according to scientists from the Perry Institute for Marine Science (PIMS). The disease is traveling […]

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 […]