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Greenpeace issues dire warning on plastics

An area of the Sargasso Sea is more polluted with microplastic than a notorious high pollution part of the Pacific, researchers said yesterday. The shock news came as environmental group Greenpeace revealed the results of a two- week survey of […]

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Greenpeace flagship to study Sargasso Sea

The flagship of environmental charity Greenpeace has docked in Bermuda before it heads out to sea for an expedition to the Sargasso Sea. The MV Esperanza, on a pole-to-pole mission to highlight threats to the ocean environment, is scheduled to survey […]

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GLOBAL FAST FOOD PLASTIC SURVEY

It’s time for the Takeaway Trifecta. Elimination of three common plastic pollution items that originate from Fast Food operations: plastic straws, plastic bags and expanded polystyrene foam cups and containers. These items are easily replaced by reusables or materials that […]

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Break Free From Plastic Movement

ABOUT #breakfreefromplastic is a global movement envisioning a future free from plastic pollution. Since its launch in September 2016, nearly 1,500 organizations from across the world have joined the movement to demand massive reductions in single-use plastics and to push […]

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Eco ‘Lunch & Learn’ On Plastic Marine Debris

Bermuda Environmental Sustainability Taskforce [BEST] and the Bermuda College announced the fourth presentation in their series of Eco Lunch & Learns will be held on Thursday, February 28, 2019. Dr. Robbie Smith, Curator of Bermuda’s Natural History Museum, will be […]

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“The Future Doesn’t Suck” Plastic Campaign

Bermuda-headquartered Bacardi and Lonely Whale have joined forces to help rid the environment of single-use plastic, including the goal to eliminate one billion single-use plastic straws by 2020. In addition, Bacardi announced a commitment to review its global supply chain, with the aim of […]

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Plastic Tides Paddlefest and Protect Blue Conference 2018

Interested in ocean conservation? Marine biology? Environmental activism? Innovative change? We’d love to have you join us for this year’s Protect Blue Conference in Bermuda! Attendance is FREE, but space is limited. RSVP to [email protected] to reserve your spot for […]

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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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Impact of plastics on ocean and wildlife

Bernews: September 10, 2016 The National Geographic’s Short Film Showcase recently featured “A Plastic Sea” short film by Justin Lewis and Michelle Stauffer, which was filmed in Bermuda and looks at the impact single-use plastics have on oceans and wildlife. […]

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