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‘Eco Lunch & Learn’ Series Returns For Spring

The Bermuda Environmental Sustainability Taskforce [BEST] and Bermuda College have kicked off a new season of their Eco Lunch & Learn Series II. A spokesperson said, “The second half of Series II runs on the last Thursday of each month in February, March and […]

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Wingate slams quarry plan

A renowned environmentalist has called for a proposed quarry in a protected area to be scrapped. David Wingate said the quarry, which would be sited on a woodland-zoned area on Judkin Lane, Hamilton Parish, was against planning policy. He said: […]

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Concerns over planning rule change

Planning applications will be more difficult to monitor because of a change to the way they are advertised, the head of an island environmental charity said. Kim Smith, the executive director of the Bermuda Environmental Sustainability Taskforce, said the group […]

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Charities to benefit from Triangle Challenge

Three Bermudian charities will get a cash boost from The Royal Gazette Bermuda Triangle Challenge in January next year. Organisers of the three-day road running weekend have announced a partnership with international donation platform GivenGain and teamed up with three island charities […]

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We must protect our woodland reserves

RG Opinion Article by David Wingate Natural treasure: Bermuda is an island of scenic beauty and biological diversity that must be preserved If the application recently submitted for a quarrying operation on a vacant lot at 9 Judkin Lane, Hamilton […]

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BEST Christmas Appeal

During this Season of Giving, please consider supporting the work of Bermuda Environmental Sustainability Taskforce (BEST).

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Protecting our conservation zones

Dear Sir, The Bermuda Audubon Society has written to home affairs minister Walter Roban in support of the Bermuda National Trust’s appeal against the granting of the Judkin Lane quarrying application. We would like to address some misconceptions regarding the […]

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Bermuda Triangle Challenge 2020

Have you entered the Bermuda Triangle Challenge? Raise much-needed funds for BEST by taking part and creating a fundraising project with GivenGain. It’s fun, free and a great way to help work towards a sustainable Bermuda! Start here: January 17th […]

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The way forward on plastics: option 2

RG Opinion article by Sophia Collis, BEST summer intern 2019 The second option available for ridding Bermuda of plastic waste involves taxing single-use plastics on importation and lowering duties on alternatives. The target area to focus on should be the […]

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