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Green Turtle Cay’s New Year’s Day Junkanoo Parade Attracts Record Crowd

Overflow parking and back to back ferries on New Year’s Day indicated a record crowd in Green Turtle Cay to enjoy the settlement’s Junkanoo Parade.

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Evolutionary History of Bats Populations in The Bahamas

David Reed, curator of Mammals, and chair of Department of Natural History at the Florida Museum of Natural History, gave a presentation on “Bats of The Bahamas: An Update on Local Species and their Evolutionary History in the Islands.” Reed explained that he spent five to six years investigating bats on different islands to determine if bats were still on the islands and still healthy.

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Abaco Science Alliance Opens with National Parks Presentation

The 7th Biennial Abaco Science Alliance Conference (ASAC) was held from Jan.6-9 at New Vision Ministries. Kristin Williams, executive director of Friends of the Environment, led with opening remarks explaining that the conference began 12 years ago in an effort to raise awareness of the importance of our environment, and to encourage more research and education of communities in The Bahamas.

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CAPS Observes Significance of Majority Rule Day with Special Assembly

The grand entrance of honourees at the Majority Rule Assembly at Central Abaco Primary School (CAPS) on Jan. 8 signified a historic moment in time as the unsung heroes of Abaco were celebrated for their contributions. The theme: "A Tribute to Majority Rule: The Unsung Heroes of Abaco."

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Classical Violinist Once Again Entertains Little Harbour

Elizabeth Pitcairn once again entertained the guests at Johnston's Studios Art Gallery with a short violin concert on New Year’s Eve.

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Treasure Cay Market Place Resumes

After a few months of recess during summer, the Market Place vendors returned to Treasure Cay.

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Go Birding: Birds, Bees & Butterflies

Birds, Bees and Butterflies. Without them, well, it would be boring. The next time you enjoy the color of a bright flower, or enjoy the sweet smell of a fragrant blossom, or even enjoy the scrumptious taste of juicy, fresh fruit, Remember the 3 B’s - Birds, Bees Butterflies.

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Florida Gastro Center Catering to Bahamians

The Center for Gastrointestinal Disorders is one of the most outstanding gastroenterology health providers in Florida. The center is staffed by two board-certified gastroenterologists, Alvin Cohen MD & Mark Lamet, MD, with over 50 years of experience between them.

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Impacts of Natural, Human Factors on Abaco Bird Extinctions

Dr. David Steadman, associate director for Research and Collections at the University of Florida, and curator of Ornithology at the Florida Museum of Natural History, spoke about natural and human factors that brought about the extinction of birds on Abaco.

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Sweat it Out: Sometimes More Equals Less

How many times have we decided to “diet” by eating significantly less? We cut out breakfast, eat a small lunch and dinner with no snacks. Maybe we drink a shake for each meal instead of real food. Maybe we stick to less than 1000 calories a day.

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