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BEST concerned over valuable resource damage

A plan to build an entrance road over farmland to a new luxury resort has been branded a waste of scarce resources by an environmental charity. The Bermuda Environmental Sustainability Taskforce said it was disappointed that its Supreme Court appeal […]

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BEST Loses Court Appeal About Caroline Bay

The Bermuda Environmental Sustainability Taskforce [BEST] was not successful in their court appeal regarding the Caroline Bay development, with the organisation attempting to object to a roadway on what they said was a “precious agricultural plot.” A BEST spokesperson said, “BEST has, for […]

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BEST loses appeal against road construction

An environmental charity has lost a legal battle to halt road construction at the site of a new hotel in the West End. Caroline Bay Ltd won conditional planning permission to build a road across farmland to the site of […]

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BEST opposes roadway proposed by Morgan’s Point Limited (MPL)

BEST is going to court again – this time to assist the government in protecting one of the largest farm plots on the island from having a major roadway built to run right through the middle of the field. The […]

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Confined Sea Turtles Released in Great Sound

Today [June 27], the Ministry of the Environment returned 38 green turtles collected from the high marine traffic area of the Great Sound back to western waters. A spokesperson said, “A further eight of the smallest green turtles and three […]

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Business hub to replace AC Village

An eco-friendly business hub could become the new tenant at Cross Island after the America’s Cup sets sail. In a report released yesterday, the Cross Island Legacy Committee — established to find a use for the nine-acre parcel of land […]

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BEST: ‘Ethical Dilemmas’ With Turtle Relocation

“The planned temporary relocating of turtles — certainly with the turtles’ interest at heart — from the America’s Cup main racecourse, poses a number of environmental and ethical dilemmas,” BEST said today. It was previously announced that in “anticipation of […]

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BEST’s fear over turtle relocation

The relocation of turtles for the America’s Cup presents a host of ethical dilemmas, according to environmentalist Stuart Hayward. According to the Bermuda Government, temporarily moving turtles from the Great Sound to an ocean enclosure will protect them from marine […]

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Rescue plan could stress out turtles

A plan to relocate sea turtles in advance of the America’s Cup has sparked concerns from environmentalists about the impact on the animals’ health. The plan is intended to protect turtles from the heavy marine traffic anticipated in the Great […]

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