Our Science and Policy Department pursues sound science to inform the planning and management of national parks in The Bahamas, broaden scientific understanding in general, inform appropriate policy both within and outside of the national park system, and to disseminate scientific information.
Conduct research in your national parks.
We will ensure that we collect the necessary data from our national parks and surrounding areas to make informed decisions about expansion, management, restoration and climate adaptation needs.
We will continue to support work that ensures appropriate conservation planning for the unique biodiversity of The Bahamas by conducting research, informing policy and implementing management plans.
The Bahamas Natural History Conference (BNHC) is a conference for inspiring new avenues of research and cooperation across disciplines while highlighting the benefits of research of the environment, economy and human society of The Bahamas.
Our program of work integrates global strategies through the development of IUCN categorization for protected areas and national IUCN redlist of threatened species; through the integration of the Global Strategy for Plant Conservation; the adoption of Sustainable Development Goals and the fulfillment of the Convention of Biological Diversity commitments.