Press Releases

BNT Congratulates The Ministry of Environment on the Banning of Single-use Plastics

PRESS RELEASE 8/18/19 BNT CONGRATULATES THE MINISTRY OF ENVIRONMENT ON THE BANNING OF SINGLE USE PLASTICS. The Bahamas National Trust joins Bahamians and Bahamian NGOs in welcoming the Environmental Protection (Control of Plastic Pollution) Bill, 2019. When passed, the bill will prohibit single-use plastic food ware – such as Styrofoam cups, plates, and other food […]

Aggressive Bee Attacks within the East Grand Bahama Area

PRESS RELEASE The Bahamas National Trust (BNT) is alerting the general public about aggressive bee attacks within the East Grand Bahama area. The BNT recently had a team of three (3) scheduled to conduct bird surveys in the vicinity of East Grand Bahama from 7th – 15th June. On June 12th, the team was on […]

PRESS RELEASE: Deepest condolences to the family and friends impacted by fatal shark attack on Rose Island

6/27/2019 PRESS RELEASE: Deepest condolences to the family and friends impacted by fatal shark attack on Rose Island.   The Bahamas National Trust (BNT) was deeply saddened to learn of the recent shark incident which resulted in death of a visitor snorkeling off Rose Island. We extend our deepest condolences to the family on their […]

BNT Outraged at Continued Cruise Lines Dumping

The Bahamas National Trust joins many other Bahamians and Bahamian NGOs in expressing concern and outrage at the continued problem of cruise ship dumping in our waters. “The Bahamas is recognized globally for its efforts to protect the marine environment. We have created one of the most impressive national park systems in our region, including […]

Capture Your National Park Photo Contest

The Bahamas National Trust is pleased to announce its 60th Anniversary National Park Photo Contest, C A P T U R E   Y O U R   N A T I O N A L    P A R K   As the BNT Celebrates 60 years of conservation success, we are seeking amazing photos of our […]

2018 Annual Report

Members, donors, supporters, we call the folks that make what we do possible a few names. But regardless of the name, we wouldn’t exist without your passion, dedication, and generosity. See what you’ve accomplished this past year in our annual report.  

Atlantis Event Puts Spotlight on Endangered Sawfish

  Nassau. April 30, 2019. Government officials, conservationists, and researchers gathered Friday at Atlantis to focus attention on the Smalltooth Sawfish, a Critically Endangered species of shark-like ray that is native to The Bahamas. The “Sawfish Soiree” — hosted April 26 by Atlantis, Bahamas National Trust, and the Initiative to Save Caribbean Sawfish – drew […]