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Roundup settlement prompts farmer to demand ban

Renewed calls to ban glyphosate-based weedkillers in Bermuda have been made after the company that owns the Roundup brand said it would pay almost $11 billion to settle cancer claims linked to the product. Campaigners said alternative ways to control […]

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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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Grow your own and save the planet

People should grow their own food in backyard farms to help the island combat climate change, a farming expert has said. Chris Faria, who is aiming to set up a training centre on farmland in Bermuda, outlined the benefits of […]

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Chris Faria

Eco Lunch & Learn – Fall Series #2 Healthy Soil, Healthy People, Healthy Community Growing Biointensive Sustainable Mini-farming: Combat climate change by growing your own food.    

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Eco Lunch & Learn Tackles Environmental Issues

The Bermuda Environmental Sustainability Taskforce [BEST] and Bermuda College have kicked off a new season of topics for their Eco Lunch & Learn Series II. The series runs on the last Thursday of each month for September, October and November 2019, resuming in February, […]

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Eco lunch and learn series

Bermuda Environmental Sustainability Taskforce (BEST) and Bermuda College have kicked off a new season of exciting topics for their Eco Lunch & Learn Series II. The series runs on the last Thursday of each month for September, October and November […]

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Final Lecture Of Eco Lunch & Learn Series

BEST and Bermuda College are inviting the public to their final lecture of their Eco Lunch & Learn Series in the North Hall at Bermuda College on Thursday, April 25th from 1.00pm to 2.00pm. A spokesperson said, “The community are […]

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Island may have turned corner on bee numbers

Bermuda’s bee population is on the increase, a bee expert said yesterday. Jonathan Hitchcock, a cofounder of Wild Island Apiaries, said work to protect the island’s bees, including the importation of disease-resistant queens, appeared to have paid off. Mr Hitchcock […]

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Amaris Wharton Set To Speak At Eco Series

The Bermuda Environmental Sustainability Taskforce [BEST] and Bermuda College are getting set to hold the third presentation in their series of Eco Lunch & Learns on Thursday, November 29, with Amaris Wharton to speak at the event. A spokesperson said, “Amaris Wharton, a laboratory […]

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