Today, 60% of the world’s major marine ecosystems are degraded or threatened from unsustainable practices (www.unesco.org, 2015). Since 1950, there has been a 90% decline in the populations of large predatory fish such as tuna and cod (Myers & Worm, 2003).
We must ACT NOW to ensure that we will have fish for the future.
The Bahamas is a nation of islands with ~95% of our territory consisting of shallow seas. Our economy, livelihoods and culture are inextricably linked to the health of our oceans.
BREEF’s mission is to promote the conservation of the Bahamian marine environment
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