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Teams praised for marine protection

An environmental group has hailed the six America’s Cup teams for their efforts protecting Bermuda’s marine habitat. The Bermuda Environmental Sustainability Taskforce said it had been greatly encouraged by participants’ appreciation of the island’s beauty. The praise from chairman Stuart […]

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BEST Applauds AC35 “Sustainability Charter”

“It is encouraging that AC35 participants are consistently showing a deep appreciation of the beauty of Bermuda and her people,” BEST said following the news that the six teams in the America’s Cup signed a Sustainability Charter focused on environmental […]

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BEST outlines Throne Speech ‘wish list’

Climate change, controls on pesticide and a sustainable tourism strategy would be worthwhile elements in the 2016 Throne Speech, according to the environment group BEST. While government has thus far kept the contents of Monday’s Throne Speech to themselves, Best […]

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BEST Wish List For This Year’s Throne Speech

The Bermuda Environmental Sustainability Taskforce [BEST] released their ‘Wish List’ for the upcoming Throne Speech touching on climate change, protecting bees, land use, marine planning legislation, noise pollution, Southlands and more. BEST said, “The issue of Climate Change is ripe […]

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Concern over transport of St Regis materials

An environmental watchdog has urged developers of the new St Regis hotel in St George’s to give more consideration to how construction materials could be brought on to site. The Bermuda Environmental Sustainability Taskforce says it has been very impressed […]

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BEST Group Launch New Website and Logo Design

The Bermuda Environmental Sustainability Taskforce [BEST] announced the official launch of their new website and new logo. “We are delighted to invite the community to visit the new website, www.best.org.bm, to access information, resources and progress on the latest issues affecting […]

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BEST group revamps website

BEST has launched a new website as it revamps its identity. The group says its new site is more responsive and informative, and easier for people to navigate resources and progress on the physical, social and economic environments in Bermuda. […]

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‘Effort To Revive Tech Education Worth Pursuing’

“Your efforts to revive technical education are worth pursuing,” Stuart Hayward told attendees at the Bermuda Technical Institute Alumni [BTIA] reunion event at the Fairmont Southampton. The event served to mark the 60 year anniversary of the Bermuda Technical Institute, […]

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BELCO solar policy bad for everyone

On August 16, 2016, in the doldrums of the summer, Belco informed the Energy Commission that it has ended its eight-year “pilot” and would no longer allow “net-metering” for people who install rooftop solar power. This proposal is not only […]

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