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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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Rescue plan could stress out turtles

A plan to relocate sea turtles in advance of the America’s Cup has sparked concerns from environmentalists about the impact on the animals’ health. The plan is intended to protect turtles from the heavy marine traffic anticipated in the Great […]

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Southlands park delay fears

Amendments to change Southlands into a park are set to be tabled in the upcoming session of Parliament, according to the Government. While environmentalists have welcomed the long-sought change, they said that a lack of maintenance at the property over […]

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Great Sound turtles ‘moving home’ for Cup

Sea turtles are being temporarily relocated from the Great Sound to keep them out of harm’s way during the America’s Cup. They will be homed in a purpose-built ocean enclosure near the Bermuda Aquarium Museum and Zoo in an operation […]

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Clean Our Oceans: The Impact of the Great Pacific Garbage Patch

With Thanks to David in Denver, CO for sharing this article about cleaning up the Great Pacific Garbage Patch: http://www.bbcleaningservice.com/great-pacific-garbage-patch.html

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Southlands: a national resource or a national disgrace?

After saying for years that I must go to Southlands, I finally went. I was pretty excited. I’m not very good, but I like to take pictures and was hopeful that Southlands would provide some interesting material. It did. But […]

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