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Eco ‘Lunch & Learn’ To Be Held On Feb 25

Bernews, Feb. 21, 2021 The Bermuda Environmental Sustainability Taskforce [BEST] and Bermuda College will be hosting their second ECO Lunch & Learn presentation of the year with BE Solar Director of Development Stratton Hatfield to speak at the February 25 event. The event flyer […]

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Column: Questions About Fishing Cooperative

Following the joint public announcement on September 30th 2020 by the Government and the Bermuda Economic Development Corporation [BEDC] about the launch of the Bermuda Triangle Fishing Cooperative [BTFC], and the stated intent to “significantly increase Bermuda’s annual local catch”, BEST reached […]

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Environmental questions that must be answered

After the joint public announcement on September 30, 2020 by the Government and the Bermuda Economic Development Corporation about the launch of the Bermuda Triangle Fishing Co-operative, and the stated intent to “significantly increase Bermuda’s annual local catch”, the Bermuda […]

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Judkin Lane

Unlike the trees it replaced, this lot will provide value for only a few people for a very short time. The Minister says we need slate. But there are alternatives. There are old quarries hidden away around the island. Government […]

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David Wingate: ‘It became my goal to rediscover’ cahows

Seventy years ago today, an expedition on a Castle Harbour island made science history with a discovery that brought the Cahow back from presumed extinction. David Wingate, who would spend much of the rest of his life bringing the Cahow […]

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Another piece of paradise allowed to be paved

Dear Sir, The Bermuda Audubon Society is very disappointed to learn that the Minister of Home Affairs, Walter Roban, has once again decided to overturn a decision of the Development Applications Board, this time to allow a private individual, Nelson […]

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More effort needed to tackle climate change this year

Environmental organisations and governments will have to focus on better co-operation in the fight against climate change this year, campaigners warned yesterday. Andrew Vaucrosson, the executive director for the Bermuda National Trust, said it would take more than a year […]

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Open space needs more protection, say campaigners

BEST Opinion article A coalition of environmental groups yesterday appealed to the Government to strengthen protection of nature reserves. Kim Smith, the executive director of the Bermuda Environmental Sustainability Taskforce, said the island had lost “protected” land to development. In […]

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Marine Life Don’t Need PPE Plastic Pollution

The Bermuda Environmental Sustainability Taskforce [BEST] has launched a campaign highlighting personal protective equipment [PPE] pollution, urging the community to use reusable/washable masks when possible and properly dispose of single use masks. The campaign poster says, “Fish, turtles, and other marine life […]

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