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Plastic not fantastic as climate change summit hears it’s in food and water

People eat about a credit card’s worth of plastic every week, it was revealed at a youth climate change summit yesterday. The stomach-churning news was featured in a video presentation that showed that people ingested about five grams of microplastics […]

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Bridging the climate change knowledge gaps: the need for accuracy and clarity in climate change information

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Environmental groups are wary about offshore fishing plans

The Government must conduct a robust public consultation before the development of a sustainable offshore fishing industry, a conservation action group has said. Plans to create a marine protected area that prohibits fishing – as well as a fishery – […]

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Beyond Plastic Bermuda Webinar On Nov 16

Beyond Plastic Bermuda will be hosting a free webinar on Tuesday [Nov 16] from 6.00pm to 7.00pm. A spokesperson said, “You won’t want to miss this opportunity to learn more about Government’s intended ban on single-use plastic. Hear from the […]

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Best advice on climate change

In a recent update on the work done by the Bermuda Environmental Sustainability Taskforce, we expressed significant concern about the undeniable acceleration of the effects of climate change. It is encouraging to hear the Government’s insistence that there are a […]

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Environmental Sustainability Taskforce Update

Following a year of “introspection and strategic planning in 2020,” the Bermuda Environmental Sustainability Taskforce [BEST] said they have “emerged revitalised, refocussed and with a determined commitment to ‘greater collaboration for greater impact’. A spokesperson said, “In March 2021, BEST brought Bermuda’s […]

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Environment groups team up to tackle plastic waste

An environmental campaign group has backed Government’s drive to rid the island of single-use plastics – but has acknowledged that the initiative “may be challenging”. In a statement released today the Bermuda Environmental Sustainability Taskforce (BEST) said that it had teamed up […]

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Government promises to listen to retailers over single use plastic transition concerns

Retailers concerns about a proposed ban on single-use plastics will be heard, the Government said this week. Walter Roban, the Minister of Home Affairs, said at a press conference that he was pleased by the feedback that had already been […]

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Bermuda teams up with Caribbean countries to study whales

Bermuda has joined forces with Caribbean countries in a research project designed to examine the lives of Atlantic whales. The Department of Environment and Natural Resources has teamed up with the Caribbean Marine Mammals’ Passive Acoustic Observatory – a network […]

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