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Southlands added to list of National Parks

The addition of Southlands to the list of National Parks was welcomed yesterday by Bermuda Environment Sustainability Taskforce cofounder Stuart Hayward. Mr Hayward said the environmental group was relieved that Southlands would at last get protection thanks to legislation passed […]

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BEST opposes roadway proposed by Morgan’s Point Limited (MPL)

BEST is going to court again – this time to assist the government in protecting one of the largest farm plots on the island from having a major roadway built to run right through the middle of the field. The […]

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Beaches pass tests for levels of bacteria

Bacteria levels at Bermuda’s beaches are well within environmental guidelines, according to the latest figures from health watchdogs. A report by the Department of Health revealed some spikes in enterococci, a group of bacteria used as an indicator of pollution […]

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BEST urges businesses to protect island

A green charity yesterday called on new entrepreneurs to be properly informed of environmental regulations to prevent running afoul of them. A spokeswoman for the Bermuda Environmental Sustainability Taskforce said that a drive to encourage new businesses could lead to […]

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Confined Sea Turtles Released in Great Sound

Today [June 27], the Ministry of the Environment returned 38 green turtles collected from the high marine traffic area of the Great Sound back to western waters. A spokesperson said, “A further eight of the smallest green turtles and three […]

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Concern Over Coot Pond ‘Commercialisation’

The Bermuda Environmental Sustainability Taskforce [BEST] and Greenrock said they are “concerned about the creeping commercialisation of areas outside of the five beaches plan of the Bermuda Tourism Authority.” “Under the existing plan only five beaches are designated for development and […]

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Business hub to replace AC Village

An eco-friendly business hub could become the new tenant at Cross Island after the America’s Cup sets sail. In a report released yesterday, the Cross Island Legacy Committee — established to find a use for the nine-acre parcel of land […]

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BEST: ‘Ethical Dilemmas’ With Turtle Relocation

“The planned temporary relocating of turtles — certainly with the turtles’ interest at heart — from the America’s Cup main racecourse, poses a number of environmental and ethical dilemmas,” BEST said today. It was previously announced that in “anticipation of […]

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BEST’s fear over turtle relocation

The relocation of turtles for the America’s Cup presents a host of ethical dilemmas, according to environmentalist Stuart Hayward. According to the Bermuda Government, temporarily moving turtles from the Great Sound to an ocean enclosure will protect them from marine […]

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