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A timely thought on the environment

As Hurricane Teddy disappears into the rear-view mirror, older readers may have remarked on the increased frequency of hurricanes, both targeting Bermuda and more generally. Hurricane experts have already named the most recent hurricanes Alpha and Beta, meaning that they […]

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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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The Wild Time Challenge

During this time of global pause we’ve been forced into changing our routines and along with that our relationship with the natural world has changed. More distance, less interference…but also less connection. We hope that despite the current circumstances you are finding […]

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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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