Projects

Toxic Bomb : The effects of plastic on our health

While the entire plastics industry is taking advantage of the current health crisis to praise in the media today the benefits of single-use plastics as a “lifesaver”, it is important to understand that the direct and indirect ravages associated with […]

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Marine Life Don’t Need PPE Plastic Pollution

The Bermuda Environmental Sustainability Taskforce [BEST] has launched a campaign highlighting personal protective equipment [PPE] pollution, urging the community to use reusable/washable masks when possible and properly dispose of single use masks. The campaign poster says, “Fish, turtles, and other marine life […]

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A timely thought on the environment

As Hurricane Teddy disappears into the rear-view mirror, older readers may have remarked on the increased frequency of hurricanes, both targeting Bermuda and more generally. Hurricane experts have already named the most recent hurricanes Alpha and Beta, meaning that they […]

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Plastic Free July

Join millions of people reducing their plastic waste. Plastic Free July is a global movement that helps millions of people be part of the solution to plastic pollution – so we can have cleaner streets, oceans, and beautiful communities. Will […]

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Roundup settlement prompts farmer to demand ban

Renewed calls to ban glyphosate-based weedkillers in Bermuda have been made after the company that owns the Roundup brand said it would pay almost $11 billion to settle cancer claims linked to the product. Campaigners said alternative ways to control […]

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Sustainable Fishing Habits

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BEST plea over fishing regulations

An environmental charity has pleaded with the public to follow fishing regulations to protect the island’s marine life. The Bermuda Environmental Sustainability Taskforce said policies to ensure the long-term health of Bermuda’s waters should be followed. A spokeswoman for the […]

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Flower Fragrances That Attract Bees and Butterflies to Your Garden

The plant reproduction process requires pollination to ensure that plants produce fertile seeds and then fruit. Flowering plants require assistance from bees and butterflies for pollination. Many plants are ideal for attracting pollinators due to their scents and colors. To […]

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Wingate slams quarry plan

A renowned environmentalist has called for a proposed quarry in a protected area to be scrapped. David Wingate said the quarry, which would be sited on a woodland-zoned area on Judkin Lane, Hamilton Parish, was against planning policy. He said: […]

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