May 11

Andros Worth A LOT

The landscape, the ecosystem of Andros is really remarkable.  Turns out it is also rather valuable too.  Now, it must be said that the report comes from folks who are trying to raise money to preserve that environment, which is the kind of math that makes you wonder a tiny bit, but the overall thrust is pretty solid… mainly that Andros is special and worth protecting.

The ecosystems, species and landscapes of Andros are a “huge ecological and economic endowment” worth $260 million a year in net economic benefits, and billions if preserved into the future, but millions must be raised to protect its value, the Bahamian director of a major environmental organization warned yesterday.

Read the full article here at The Tribune.

That there is Andros.