The term unregulated development refers to any construction work that impacts or alters the physical landscape, which has either been undertaken in the absence of the necessary permits and approvals under the law, or which gained those permits and approvals in an improper manner.
Beginning with our fight to end the decades of oil pollution from the state-run power plant at Clifton Bay, Save The Bays has made fighting oil pollution throughout the Bahamas a top priority.
The marine resources of the Bahamas are threatened by a number of challenges.
Marine Protected Areas
There are several Marine Protected Areas in the Bahamas, which are managed by a the public-private partnership, the Bahamas National Trust.