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BEST praises moves to ban single use plastics

Government plans to eliminate single-use plastics have been applauded by an environmental campaign group. The Bermuda Environmental Sustainability Taskforce (BEST) said it welcomed the move and called for urgent action on the issue. Last week Walter Roban, the Minister of […]

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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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BEST Bulletin – February 2021

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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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