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Shark Hole cliff house excavation stopped

A “stop work” order has been placed on a controversial project to clear an area of Harrington Sound Road that was once protected as coastal reserve. A spokesman for the Ministry of Home Affairs confirmed that the “stop work” order […]

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Beyond Plastic Bermuda is a joint campaign by Bermuda's environmental nonprofits to educate and assist in moving Bermuda beyond plastic.

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Appeal launched for Stuart Hayward scholarship Owain Johnston-Barnes

An online fundraising campaign has been launched to create a scholarship programme to pay tribute to a celebrated Bermudian environmentalist. A GoFundMe campaign started by Jamie Bacon, the wife of the late Stuart Hayward, says that she hopes to raise funds […]

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Travesty of land use in Bermuda

With the new cliffside construction on Harrington Sound Road, we continue to witness the destruction of our precious shorelines and valuable undeveloped green spaces. Parliament passed the Tucker’s Point Resort Residential Special Development Order in 2011. The SDO allowed for […]

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Charity warns of ‘piecemeal destruction of protected open spaces’

Another charity has joined in objections to a development on land previously zoned as coastal reserve. Janice Hetzel, president of the Bermuda Audubon Society, said in an opinion piece that further construction on formerly protected open spaces would come unless there was public outcry. […]

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Huge public outcry needed to halt ‘desecration’ of island’s green spaces, says BNT

The “desecration” of Bermuda’s environment will continue unless there is a huge public outcry to stop development of green spaces, according to the Bermuda National Trust. The comments came after work started to clear a site on Harrington Sound Road […]

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Have a reusable Cup Match

Opinion by Katie Berry & Erich Hetzel, The Royal Gazette, July 14, 2022 Cup Match is back in all its pre-Covid glory and the excitement is tangible. Somerset or St George’s, win or lose, each and every one of us […]

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BEST Bulletin – July 2022

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A Celebration of the life of Stuart J. Hayward

When: 6:30 to 8:30pm, September 3, 2022

Where: Riddell's Bay Gardens & Nature Reserve

We, Stu’s family and loved ones, would like to invite special people to share in a celebration of the life of this incredible man. If Stu touched your life in some way, if he taught you, if he helped you, […]

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Redefining how we do things; moving imperfectly beyond plastic

When: 7 pm, June 21, 2022

Where: Online

Don’t miss this important overview of how we can all start moving away from single-use plastic, presented by Katie Berry of Beyond Plastic Bermuda To sign up go to: https://www.signupgenius.com/…/20f0a4ba8aa2ca1fc1…

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The Past, Present & Future of Bermuda’s Hurricanes

When: 1:00pm to 2:00pm, May 5, 2022

Where: Online

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