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Event to focus on importance of seagrass beds

A conservationist will speak about the importance of seagrass beds at an event later this week. Sarah Manuel, the Government’s senior marine conservation officer, will also discuss green turtles, as part of an eco lunch and learn series. Sponsored by […]

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Minister Roban Attends UN Ocean Conference

“This conference has proven to be an excellent opportunity to showcase what Bermuda has done to develop our Blue Economy and Marine Spatial Plan,” said the Minister of Home Affairs Walter Roban following his attendance at the UN Ocean Conference […]

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Protection Of Sharks And The Giant Manta Ray

“”Going forward all sharks, except for the Galapagos, gummy and six-gill sharks will be protected under the new legislation,” Minister of Home Affairs Walter Roban said in the House of Assembly. The Minister said, “Let me first address the burning […]

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Government Issue Advisory For Whale Watching

“March through April is the peak time for spotting humpback whales around Bermuda,” and officials urged the public to follow guidelines, noting that “boaters should not get closer than 100 meters” and the “public is also strongly advised not to […]

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UN: Climate Disruption, Biodiversity, Pollution

“The planet is facing a triple crisis — climate disruption, biodiversity loss and pollution,” the United Nations Secretary-General said, adding that “we need the international community to intensify efforts to protect the ocean.” Speaking at the recent One Ocean Summit, UN […]

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Three-year action plan being drafted to protect marine environment

A three-year action plan to bring additional protection for Bermuda’s marine environment in partnership with Britain has begun to be drafted. Walter Roban, the Minister of Home Affairs, told the House of Assembly this morning that efforts to bring the Blue Shield […]

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Environment lunch and learn talks to start next Thursday

An environmental group has teamed up with Bermuda College to bring back a series of events designed to educate people about the environment. The Eco Lunch and Learn series, a joint effort with the Bermuda Environmental Sustainability Taskforce, will start […]

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‘The Rise And Fall Of Bermuda’s Sea Turtle’

Bermuda College and the Bermuda Environmental Sustainability Taskforce [BEST] have announced the return of their Eco Lunch & Learn series on Thursday, February 24. A spokesperson said, “The series begins its winter schedule with an illustrated presentation, ‘The Rise and Fall of Bermuda’s […]

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Minister Roban: Protecting Our Marine EEZ

The “Blue Shield team, in conjunction with our local agencies, is now developing a three-year action plan” to help protect our Marine Exclusive Economic Zone, Minister of Home Affairs Walter Roban said in the House of Assembly today [Feb 18]. Minister Roban […]

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