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Skimming the Surface with Marine Debris Technologies

Authors:  Hannah Horsfield & Julie Steele, Bermuda Underwater Exploration Institute In a continuing series on marine debris to mark World Oceans Day on Tuesday, Bermuda Marine Debris Taskforce members Hannah Horsfield and Julie Cross Steele look at methods of skimming […]

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Derelict Fishing Gear: Octopus Pot Traps

This is the latest in a series to mark World Oceans Day which looks at how plastics and other pollutants are affecting the marine environment. Here, Bermuda Marine Debris Taskforce member Jennifer Gray explains how plastic octopus traps threaten the […]

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From Me to the Sea: Put a Lid on It

This is part of a series marking World Oceans Day highlighting the growing problem of pollution on the marine environment Author: Sundée Faulkner, Dolphin Quest Perhaps you thought this was going to be an ode to the ocean, dotted with […]

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Drowning in our Plastic Obsession

To mark World Oceans Day, Kyla Smith of the Bermuda Marine Debris Taskforce explains how single-use plastics are putting the oceans and the planet at risk. This is the first in a series of articles on the marine environment and pollution Imagine […]

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Plastic pollution under the spotlight at talk this week

The dangers of plastic pollution will be discussed at a special presentation this week. The talk, The Perils of Plastic Pollution, will examine the human and environmental costs associated with plastic use and disposal and was organised by the Bermuda Environmental […]

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‘The Perils of Plastic Pollution’ on April 29

The Bermuda Environmental Sustainability Taskforce [BEST] and the Bermuda College will an Eco Lunch & Learn series presentation entitled “The Perils Of Plastic Pollution” on Thursday [April 29]. A spokesperson said, “The Bermuda Environmental Sustainability Taskforce [BEST] and the Bermuda […]

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BEST Urges Community To Protect The Ocean

The Bermuda Environmental Sustainability Taskforce [BEST] has launched a campaign which urges the community to protect the ocean by reducing carbon footprint, flying less, eating less meat, supporting renewable energy, buying only local or imported fish that is sustainably sourced, and avoiding […]

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BEST Applauds Minister Roban’s Statement

The Bermuda Environmental Sustainability Taskforce said they applaud Minister of Home Affairs Walter Roban’s statement regarding the elimination of single-use plastics in Bermuda. A spokesperson said, “Bermuda Environmental Sustainability Taskforce [BEST] applauds the Minister of Home Affairs, The Hon. Walter Roban’s statement in […]

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Better Aternatives Now

An analysis and call-to-action to phase out the most polluting plastic products used in the United States. Click here to read the report: 5Gyres_BANlist2

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