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BUZZ presentation to The Garden Club

PESTICIDES -The BUZZ was invited by The Garden Club of Bermuda to give an overview – origin, uses, issues – on the herbicide Glyphosate (used in RoundUp and other products) this morning, to an interested and appreciative audience. Thanks for […]

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Full Comment on ATV’s from BEST

13th February, 2018 The Bermuda Environmental Sustainability Taskforce (BEST) is very concerned about the handling of the proposal to run All Terrain Vehicle (ATV) tours in the west end (along the western railway trail and in Scaur Hill and Hog […]

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BEST concerned over valuable resource damage

A plan to build an entrance road over farmland to a new luxury resort has been branded a waste of scarce resources by an environmental charity. The Bermuda Environmental Sustainability Taskforce said it was disappointed that its Supreme Court appeal […]

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BEST Loses Court Appeal About Caroline Bay

The Bermuda Environmental Sustainability Taskforce [BEST] was not successful in their court appeal regarding the Caroline Bay development, with the organisation attempting to object to a roadway on what they said was a “precious agricultural plot.” A BEST spokesperson said, “BEST has, for […]

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BEST loses appeal against road construction

An environmental charity has lost a legal battle to halt road construction at the site of a new hotel in the West End. Caroline Bay Ltd won conditional planning permission to build a road across farmland to the site of […]

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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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