RESULTS 2016 – Our objectives have been reached !

April 7th, 2017|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

We are pleased to inform you that since BEP Foundation exists i.e. May 2016, we managed to help Bahamas National Trust (BNT), Friends of The Environment and Bahamas Marine Mammal Research Organisation.  July 2016 Bahamas National Trust (BNT) based in Nassau and all over the Bahamas, by being a Lifetime Member. 1st picture with (left to right)  Lynn Gape – BNT Deputy Executive Director [...]

Parrot, long term conservation is needed to preserve the race!

May 3rd, 2016|Tags: , , , |

The Bahama's Amazon is a subspecies of the Cuban Amazon. They have dark green feathers, a white crown and upper cheeks, rose red throat, red shoulders and outer wing feathers tinged blue. Their legs are pink. The Bahama's Amazon once lived in Abaco, New Providence, San Salvador, Long Island, Crooked Island, Acklins and Great Inagua. Records of the Bahama Parrot exist as early as 1492 when Christopher Columbus landed [...]

Conch, a marine resource for the future

May 3rd, 2016|Tags: , , |

Conch is important to the Bahamas as a cultural icon and also an important source of income (conch fishing). Sadly, harvesting juvenile conch is a common practice in the Bahamas. Each juvenile conch taken is potentially thousands of new conchs that will never be. Surveys of conch grounds at numerous locations in the Bahamas indicate a decline in the number of queen conchs. And when the number of conch [...]