Aug 29, 2017
Minister Ferreira calls on Bahamians to join Keeping Our Bahamas Beautiful initiative
NASSAU, Bahamas (August 29, 2017) – While appearing as a guest on Ed Fields Live, Kiss FM 96.1 radio show on Monday evening, the Hon. Romauld Ferreira, Minister of the Environment and Housing touted the Keeping OUR Bahamas Beautiful initiative and called for Bahamians to join together to get New Providence clean. “We are proposing that ahead of Heroes Day, we reflect on the national heroes of this country, our forebears who have sacrificed much for us, that we do them honour by ahead of that

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Aug 29, 2017
Environment and Housing Minister discusses portfolio on radio show and outlines plans going forward
NASSAU, Bahamas (August 29, 2017) – In his first sit down interview since assuming office, Environment and Housing Minister Romauld Ferreira as a guest on Ed Fields Live, Kiss FM 96.1 radio show on Monday evening, described his ministry as very large with a dynamic portfolio and discussed the myri…
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Environment
Aug 01, 2017
Minister Ferreira forms New Providence Cleanup Planning Team
NASSAU, Bahamas (August 1, 2017) – After several meetings, Environment and Housing Minister, Romauld Ferreira, finalised on Monday a planning team with public and private partners to organise an island wide New Providence cleanup campaign. The Keeping OUR Bahamas Beautiful initiative will be launc…
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Environment
Jul 24, 2017
Sustaining and harvesting Bahamian Forests
Harvesting forests in The Bahamas is feasible and an initiative that is getting the full attention of the Forestry Unit. Christopher Russell, director of the unit which falls under the umbrella of the Ministry of the Environment and Housing, said a sustained operation is key for harvesting from fore…
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Expanded Marine Areas
The Bahamas is committed to preserving the ecosystems around our islands which are home to some of the most unique and amazing marine life in the world. The Bahamas Protected Areas Fund Act of 2014 ensured that support will be available to allow for biodiversity conservation; the conservation and protection of water resources, wetlands, or blue holes; as well as degraded or threatened ecosystems .
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Climate Change
As an archipelago with rich marine life and a fragile ecosystem, The Bahamas is particularly vulnerable to the impacts of climate change. If not adequately addressed, climate change will lead to increased flooding, property damage and potentially loss of life. The Bahamas Climate Change Unit has been providing leadership in combating climate change through a number of initiatives. The Bahamas has .
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National Energy Policy
The Residential Energy Self Generation programme, which will allow homes and businesses to use solar generating systems to connect to the grid under a net billing framework with BPL, is currently before URCA for its review and finalization. We have been, and continue to be, committed to policies that deliver positive change. The Bahamas National Energy Policy commits a minimum of 30% of our energ.
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