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Groupers’ plight spells trouble for ecology and blue economy

Opinion article by Thaddeus Murdoch, PhD, Bermuda Environmental Sustainability Taskforce’s Marine Conservation Team resident scientist There are six kinds of grouper: monkey rockfish, finescale rockfish, Nassau grouper, misty grouper, yellowfin rockfish and black grouper. These six grouper species used to be […]

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‘Strengthen Stewardship Of The Sargasso Sea’

Earlier today [March 13] the Minister of Home Affairs Walter Roban delivered welcome remarks at the opening of a workshop hosted by the Sargasso Sea Commission at the Bermuda Institute of Ocean Sciences to discuss, ‘Next Steps to Strengthen Stewardship […]

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Fifth Anniversary Of Sargasso Sea Declaration

This week, the Sargasso Sea Commission returns to Bermuda to celebrate the fifth anniversary of the signing of the Hamilton Declaration on Collaboration for the Conservation of the Sargasso Sea, alongside its Signatory governments and collaborating partners. To coincide with this milestone, […]

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Burch overruled on ATVs

A ministerial decision to allow all-terrain vehicle tours in the West End was overruled this afternoon. Chief Justice Narinder Hargun said that Lieutenant-Colonel David Burch, the public works minister, had “assumed that planning permission was not required” when he granted […]

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Eco ‘Lunch & Learn’ On Plastic Marine Debris

Bermuda Environmental Sustainability Taskforce [BEST] and the Bermuda College announced the fourth presentation in their series of Eco Lunch & Learns will be held on Thursday, February 28, 2019. Dr. Robbie Smith, Curator of Bermuda’s Natural History Museum, will be […]

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All our reefs need is a little ‘reefspect’ – just a little bit

Opinion piece by Adam Farrell, BEST Marine Conservation Team Did you know that some of Bermuda’s most valuable natural resources are hidden just out of sight? They are there, beneath the surface of our beautiful, azure waters. Those murky brown […]

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Burch takes own counsel on ATVs

A government minister rejected advice from civil servants to block all-terrain vehicle tours on the Railway Trail, a court heard. The Supreme Court heard yesterday in a civil case that Lieutenant-Colonel David Burch, the public works minister, overruled technical officers […]

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ECO LUNCH & LEARN SERIES

When: 1:00 TO 2:00PM, March 28, 2019

Where: BERMUDA COLLEGE

Presented by BEST and Bermuda College1- 2pm North Hall, Room G301 Bermuda College BEST and the Bermuda College are committed to providing a forum for learning. With knowledge comes empowerment. Each month we invite the community to learn more about […]

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BLUE – The Film

When: 6:30 pm, January 23, 2019

Where: Bermuda Underwtare Exploration Institute

BLUE is a powerful film about our oceans. “It comes at a time when we are making critical decisions that will decide the legacy we leave for generations to come. We want BLUE to inspire lifelong guardians for the protection […]

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ECO LUNCH & LEARNS

When: 1:00pm to 2:00pm, November 29, 2018

Where: Bermuda College

ECO ‘LUNCH & LEARN’ SERIES Presented by BEST and Bermuda College The last Thursday in September, October & November 2018 and continues in February, March & April 2019. 1- 2pm Room H100 Bermuda College BEST and the Bermuda College are committed […]

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