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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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Marine Life Don’t Need PPE Plastic Pollution

The Bermuda Environmental Sustainability Taskforce [BEST] has launched a campaign highlighting personal protective equipment [PPE] pollution, urging the community to use reusable/washable masks when possible and properly dispose of single use masks. The campaign poster says, “Fish, turtles, and other marine life […]

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A timely thought on the environment

As Hurricane Teddy disappears into the rear-view mirror, older readers may have remarked on the increased frequency of hurricanes, both targeting Bermuda and more generally. Hurricane experts have already named the most recent hurricanes Alpha and Beta, meaning that they […]

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Sustainable Fishing Habits

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BEST plea over fishing regulations

An environmental charity has pleaded with the public to follow fishing regulations to protect the island’s marine life. The Bermuda Environmental Sustainability Taskforce said policies to ensure the long-term health of Bermuda’s waters should be followed. A spokeswoman for the […]

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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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Bermuda Ocean Prosperity Programme Formed

The Government of Bermuda has “committed to protect at least 20% of their total Exclusive Economic Zone [EEZ] in marine protected areas [MPAs] while vowing to sustainably develop their Blue Economy,” the Government announced today. Today [June 5] the Ministry […]

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World Environment Day & World Ocean Day

The Ministry of Home Affairs is bringing “awareness to preservation and sustainability” on World Environment Day today [June 5] while planning additional celebrations for World Ocean Day on June 8. A spokesperson said, “Today, 5 June, the Ministry of Home […]

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