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3 months ago

For the Love of Conch

Here the official trailer for our film, "For the Love of Conch". DVD's and streaming on demand will be available soon. ... See MoreSee Less

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12 months ago

For the Love of Conch

In collaboration with the Rotaract Club of South East Nassau Centennial, The Bahamas National Conchservation Campaign Campaign has shared some very informative images about conch in the Caribbean. ... See MoreSee Less

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12 months ago

For the Love of Conch

Learn very important information about the exportation of Conch from the Bahamas in this article by the United States Embassy Nassau, The Bahamas. ... See MoreSee Less

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In Key West, Florida, known locally as the capital of the Conch Republic, people come out in droves to compete in the annual Honk the Conch Festival. Children make their best effort; they blow into one end of the huge shell that can weigh up to 5 pounds. ... See MoreSee Less

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Ain’t Got no More Lip is a Community Conch video, that shows how Bahamians are trying to get this warning out there to the public and suggests some of preserving this species and creating a sustainable industry. ... See MoreSee Less

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Andrew Kough from the Bahamas National Trust explains how research regarding conch’s population density demonstrates the problems of overfishing in the region. ... See MoreSee Less

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In this YouTube video, @Team Conch explains the decline of conch in Cape Eleuthera, Bahamas, and how overfishing has impacted the population. ... See MoreSee Less

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Celebrity Chef Rick Moonen explains the importance of sustainable seafood. ... See MoreSee Less

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Perry Institute for Marine Science features a short YouTube video sharing some very important tips to maintain our marine life. ... See MoreSee Less

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In the third The Bahamas Natural History Conference, organized by the Bahamas National Trust, professor Andrew Kough demonstrates the importance of a systematic mesurement of the population of conch to establish methods to protect this species. ... See MoreSee Less

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This YouTube video shows more about the decline of conch in Cape Eleuthera, Bahamas. ... See MoreSee Less

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"Ain't got not more lip" is a video by Community Conch depicting the need for a sustainable conch fishery system in the Caribbean. ... See MoreSee Less

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This video by B.R.E.E.F.. is a great educational resource to learn more about the Queen Conch. ... See MoreSee Less

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In this presentation, Bahamas National Trust exposes the environmental effect of overfishing on the population of conch, and how selective fishing and regulatory information can help increase the population of conch in the region. ... See MoreSee Less

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The secretary general of the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES), John Scanlon, calls the tourism and travel sector to join the fight against illegal wildlife trade.
The queen conch is part of the list of endangered species by CITES.
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2 years ago

For the Love of Conch

This infographic by The Bahamas National Conchservation Campaign is a nice overview of the queen conch life cycle.When a Queen Conch egg hatches, it does not look like a Queen Conch. A Queen Conch larvae floats along ocean currents, also called the Pelagic Zone, for a few weeks before transforming into the easily recognized Queen Conch. This transformation is called metamorphosis. Take a look at the Pelagic Stage of the Queen Conch lifecye. #Conchservation ... See MoreSee Less

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Learn about the life cycle of the queen conch in this video by FAU Harbor Branch Oceanographic Institute. ... See MoreSee Less

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Conch Gone is a music video by The Bahamas National Conchservation Campaign with some of Bahama’s most recognised music artists. The video calls for the creation of a sustainable fishery system in The Bahamas due to the decline of the queen conch population. ... See MoreSee Less

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In this video by Shedd Aquarium, learn how scientist Dr. Andy Kough is conducting research on the dispersal of conch to inform conservation and management strategies that will keep this species on the menu for future generations. ... See MoreSee Less

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