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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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BEST Christmas Appeal

During this Season of Giving, we ask that you please consider supporting the work of Bermuda Environmental Sustainability Taskforce (BEST). A donation to BEST is a donation to the community, a vital step towards protecting and enhancing Bermuda’s precious open […]

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An energy voyage with no shortage of icebergs

Opinion by Nick Hutchings, BEST Energy Committee If Belco’s integrated resource plan proposal is anything to go by, the utility is steering a Titanic-like course through a sea of ice. Iceberg No 1: energy efficiency and conservation. Belco has built its […]

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Warnings to heed from those who should know

By Nick Hutchings, BEST Energy Committee While there are still some people who do not believe climate change is caused by human activity, very few will deny that the climate is changing and that we must adapt to the new […]

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The Bermuda Better Energy Plan

We have carried out extensive research and developed a Better Energy Plan for Bermuda. There is more work to be done if the regulator and BELCO are to adopt its recommendations so it can make a real difference. Please support […]

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