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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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Climate change and how it affects us

Opinion by Adam Farrell, BEST Marine Conservation Team On October 8, 2018, the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, a United Nations body dedicated to providing the world with an objective and scientific view of climate change, issued a stark warning […]

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Valuing our marine resources

Opinion by Adam Farrell, BEST Marine Conservation Team. Our oceans are linked intrinsically to the health of our planet. The sea sequesters much of the carbon dioxide that we have released into the atmosphere, thereby slowing global warming. It regulates […]

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BLUE – The Film

Don’t miss BLUE, a powerful film about our oceans, showing on January 23, 2019, at BUEI. “It comes at a time when we are making critical decisions that will decide the legacy we leave for generations to come. We want […]

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The Bermuda Community Foundation: Vital Signs Summary Reports

The Bermuda Community Foundation (BCF) has marked “Community Foundation Week” with the release of five Vital Signs® Summary Reports! Last week, we joined over 1,000 community foundations around the world to raise awareness about the increasingly important role philanthropic organisations […]

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Bermuda chosen for global conservation forum

The island is to host a major international conservation conference next year, according to the Bermuda National Trust. The BNT won a bid for the International Conference of National Trusts 2019, which is expected to bring 150 representatives of conservation […]

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A different perspective on energy

Opinion, by Nick Hutchings, BEST Energy Committee It is sometimes good to look beyond the shores of our tiny island to gain some perspective on important issues such as energy. The excellent article in the Deloitte Insight titled Global Renewable Energy […]

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The Draft Bermuda Plan 2018

View the Draft Bermuda Plan 2018 which is the new operational development plan for the entire Island from the 3rd December 2018: https://www.gov.bm/draft-bermuda-plan-2018

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Plan emphasises protection of conserved land

Most of the rezoning proposals sent as part of the development of a draft Bermuda Plan want the removal of conservation protections, it has been revealed. The Department of Planning said more than 200 rezoning proposals were received as part […]

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