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Plastic pollution under the spotlight at talk this week

The dangers of plastic pollution will be discussed at a special presentation this week. The talk, The Perils of Plastic Pollution, will examine the human and environmental costs associated with plastic use and disposal and was organised by the Bermuda Environmental […]

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‘The Perils of Plastic Pollution’ on April 29

The Bermuda Environmental Sustainability Taskforce [BEST] and the Bermuda College will an Eco Lunch & Learn series presentation entitled “The Perils Of Plastic Pollution” on Thursday [April 29]. A spokesperson said, “The Bermuda Environmental Sustainability Taskforce [BEST] and the Bermuda […]

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BEST Urges Community To Protect The Ocean

The Bermuda Environmental Sustainability Taskforce [BEST] has launched a campaign which urges the community to protect the ocean by reducing carbon footprint, flying less, eating less meat, supporting renewable energy, buying only local or imported fish that is sustainably sourced, and avoiding […]

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St George’s solar proposal criticised for greenfield site plan

A proposal to erect a solar farm in St George’s has got mixed reviews from environmental groups because of its plan to use of undeveloped land. The planning application, submitted to the Department of Planning earlier this month, proposed a […]

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Plummeting sperm counts, shrinking penises: toxic chemicals threaten humanity

The Guardian, by Erin Brockovich The end of humankind? It may be coming sooner than we think, thanks to hormone-disrupting chemicals that are decimating fertility at an alarming rate around the globe. A new book called Countdown, by Shanna Swan, […]

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BEST Applauds Minister Roban’s Statement

The Bermuda Environmental Sustainability Taskforce said they applaud Minister of Home Affairs Walter Roban’s statement regarding the elimination of single-use plastics in Bermuda. A spokesperson said, “Bermuda Environmental Sustainability Taskforce [BEST] applauds the Minister of Home Affairs, The Hon. Walter Roban’s statement in […]

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Better Aternatives Now

An analysis and call-to-action to phase out the most polluting plastic products used in the United States. Click here to read the report: 5Gyres_BANlist2

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Column: Questions About Fishing Cooperative

Following the joint public announcement on September 30th 2020 by the Government and the Bermuda Economic Development Corporation [BEDC] about the launch of the Bermuda Triangle Fishing Cooperative [BTFC], and the stated intent to “significantly increase Bermuda’s annual local catch”, BEST reached […]

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Environmental questions that must be answered

After the joint public announcement on September 30, 2020 by the Government and the Bermuda Economic Development Corporation about the launch of the Bermuda Triangle Fishing Co-operative, and the stated intent to “significantly increase Bermuda’s annual local catch”, the Bermuda […]

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