US Embassy announces $10,000 grant competition for environmental/science education

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — In celebration of Earth Day, US Chargé d’Affaires Usha Pitts formally announced a $10,000 grant competition for local organizations, seeking proposals that will promote science, technology, engineering, arts and math (STEAM) and environmental education for underserved Bahamian youth. The competition is open to all Bahamian civil society and not-for-profit organizations, and the […]

Bahamas Red Cross partners with Nature Conservancy for climate-resilient communities

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — On Earth Day, celebrated on April 22, 2021, the Bahamas Red Cross Society (BRCS) and the Nature Conservancy (TNC) launched its official partnership towards increasing climate resilience in communities across the archipelago. The launch featured the signing of a memorandum of understanding (MOU) to solidify the beginning of the Resilient Islands project […]

Sandals Foundation to plant 10K trees by June 2022 to strengthen Caribbean environmental conservation efforts

EXUMA, BAHAMAS — As organizations around the world mobilize their networks to commemorate Earth Day on April 22, Sandals Foundation, the philanthropic arm of Sandals Resorts International (SRI), is intensifying its Caribbean conservation efforts by committing to plant 10,000 trees by June 2022. The effort forms part of a wider Caribbean Tree Planting Project coordinated […]