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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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‘Strengthen Stewardship Of The Sargasso Sea’

Earlier today [March 13] the Minister of Home Affairs Walter Roban delivered welcome remarks at the opening of a workshop hosted by the Sargasso Sea Commission at the Bermuda Institute of Ocean Sciences to discuss, ‘Next Steps to Strengthen Stewardship […]

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Fifth Anniversary Of Sargasso Sea Declaration

This week, the Sargasso Sea Commission returns to Bermuda to celebrate the fifth anniversary of the signing of the Hamilton Declaration on Collaboration for the Conservation of the Sargasso Sea, alongside its Signatory governments and collaborating partners. To coincide with this milestone, […]

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Groupers’ plight spells trouble for ecology and blue economy

Opinion article by Thaddeus Murdoch, PhD, Bermuda Environmental Sustainability Taskforce’s Marine Conservation Team resident scientist There are six kinds of grouper: monkey rockfish, finescale rockfish, Nassau grouper, misty grouper, yellowfin rockfish and black grouper. These six grouper species used to be […]

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All our reefs need is a little ‘reefspect’ – just a little bit

Opinion piece by Adam Farrell, BEST Marine Conservation Team Did you know that some of Bermuda’s most valuable natural resources are hidden just out of sight? They are there, beneath the surface of our beautiful, azure waters. Those murky brown […]

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