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BEST finds itself in need of urgent financial support and we are asking for your help. Historical funding from donors has declined such that we are no longer able to fully perform our mission. Applications for large-scale development and growth […]

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Bermuda Plan under review

The Department of Planning will be conducting a review of the Bermuda Plan 2008 zonings and policies, according to the Ministry of the Environment. In a statement released this afternoon, members of the public are invited to submit requests to […]

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Corange Science 2017 Public Forum Speaker: Tarik Smith

Please consider attending this event at the Bermuda College: January 25th 6:30 pm The Bermuda College North Hall Lecture Theatre G301. —————————- Water Engineering: Facing the Challenges of Water Management. “Public growth, environmental pollution and climate change are just some […]

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Weedkiller ban will not be lifted

Environment minister Cole Simons is not prepared to lift the ban on weedkillers containing concentrated glyphosates “at this point in time”. The announcement, made at a stakeholder consultation meeting last night on the Glyphosate Monitoring Study Draft Report, was applauded […]

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Farmer urges rethink over lifting Rodeo ban

Farmer Tom Wadson has urged the Bermuda Government to reconsider its decision to lift the ban on the weed killer Rodeo. Environmental charity Greenrock has also spoken out in support of the ban, urging residents to attend a public meeting […]

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A New Year. New Opportunities.

Two very important events you shouldn’t miss to start the year: Glyphosate Monitoring Study Meeting The Department of Environment and Natural Resources will hold a meeting to discuss the Glyphosate Monitoring Study on Thursday, January 12th 2017 at 5:30pm at Wesley […]

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Dismay that weedkiller ban may be lifted

Environment group BEST has expressed its disappointment that the ban on weedkiller Rodeo could be lifted. Products containing concentrated levels of glyphosate “present the greatest risk to everyone”, warned the campaigners, who urged the Bermuda Government to keep the suspension […]

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Campaigners: Government breached Parks Act

A campaign group challenging the construction of a maintenance yard in Botanical Gardens has said the Bermuda Government did not comply with legislation on the project. In a statement this afternoon, a spokesman for Take Back Our Park said that […]

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TBOP: Government Did Not Comply With Parks Act

As part of a private civil case, the Chief Justice Ian Kawaley has ruled in the Supreme Court that Government did not comply with Section 4 of the Bermuda National Parks Act 1986 regarding the maintenance yard planned for the […]

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