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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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Government disbands body set up to help protect national parks

An advisory body set up to protect Bermuda’s national parks from overdevelopment has been disbanded by the Government. One former member of the National Parks Commission has expressed concern that planning applications could now be rubber-stamped by authorities without any […]

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Communicating Climate Science’ On January 26

Bermuda Environmental Sustainability Taskforce [BEST] and Bermuda College will be hosting an Eco Lunch & Learn presentation on Thursday [Jan 26] from 1.00pm to 2.00pm. A spokesperson said, “The community are invited to attend our first Eco Lunch & Learn presentation of 2023. […]

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Survey launched to gauge awareness of planning rules

An alliance of environmental advocacy groups have launched an online survey to gauge public awareness of Bermuda’s planning policies. The survey, launched by the Planning Applications Review Team, questions participants on their thoughts on coastal development, the use of brownfield sites […]

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Survey Launched On Bermuda’s Protected Areas

Photo courtesy of NASA. The Planning Applications Review Team [PART] has launched an online survey to “gauge our community’s awareness, interest, and concern regarding protected areas in Bermuda.” A spokesperson said, “The Planning Applications Review Team [PART], is an alliance […]

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Closed-door policy not a good look for Government

Letters to the Editor The Royal Gazette, Jan. 19, 2023 By Kim Smith, Executive Director, BEST Dear Sir, When I saw the Fishermen’s Association of Bermuda statement about efforts to get the Government’s attention over its request for a meeting […]

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Sixteen ways to reduce single-use plastics in your daily life

As every year passes, climate change and its consequences become increasingly evident. Unfortunately, as we watch huge plumes of toxic gases being pumped into the air and see vast garbage patches in the ocean, followed by pictures of dead sea […]

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KBB: support for clearing rotting, abandoned vessels ‘heart-warming’

A clean-up campaign has cleared more than 50 abandoned boats from the island’s waters in the past seven months. The Abandoned Boats project was launched by the environmental charity Keep Bermuda Beautiful in conjunction with the Government, and raised more […]

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Ten tips for a happy, plastic-free Christmas

‘Tis the season for stuff! Fun things such as stuffing a turkey, stuffing a stocking, buying stuff, wrapping stuff and giving stuff. Unfortunately most stuff comes wrapped in plastic, which then has to be thrown away. With so much going […]

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