When most Bahamian high school students sign up for their obligated two-week work experience programs, students often search out positions as doctors’ office assistants, helping with family businesses, or some sort of work within the tourism industry. But one Forest Heights Academy Student had other ideas.
The following is an excerpt from local cave diver, Brian Kakuk, as he describes his, and others, efforts to prove that two well know blue holes in Abaco are connected underwater. On October 10, 2016 he did just that. The discovery, which took years of laying line and one final three hour dive, makes this cave system the longest underwater cave in The Bahamas and possibly one of the longest underwater island caves in the world. Enjoy the read as Kakuk describes the adventure.
The Bahamas has long been the study of geologists from around the world. Geologists are drawn here for studies because of the Bahamas' tectonic stability. The islands are calcium carbonate with many interesting karst features, including banana holes, karren, blueholes and caves.
Summer is here and with it a multitude of restless children waiting to be entertained with interesting projects and new learning experiences. For the past ten years, Friends of the Environment, Abaco’s environmental education organization, has been offering children’s camps to awaken their interest in preserving Abaco’s delicate environment and …