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March 25: Eco Lunch & Learn Presentation

The Bermuda Environmental Sustainability Taskforce [BEST] and the Bermuda College will host the third in their Eco Lunch & Learn series presentation on Thursday [March 25] from 1.00pm to 2.00pm. A spokesperson said, “The Bermuda Environmental Sustainability Taskforce [BEST] and the Bermuda College are […]

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Cancer and the environment talk to be held this week

A cancer specialist is to deliver a free online talk on the environment and cancer this week. Chris Fosker, a cancer specialist, will give the presentation and take questions from the public on Thursday. Dr Fosker will review ways the […]

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BEST Urges Community To Protect The Ocean

The Bermuda Environmental Sustainability Taskforce [BEST] has launched a campaign which urges the community to protect the ocean by reducing carbon footprint, flying less, eating less meat, supporting renewable energy, buying only local or imported fish that is sustainably sourced, and avoiding […]

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St George’s solar proposal criticised for greenfield site plan

A proposal to erect a solar farm in St George’s has got mixed reviews from environmental groups because of its plan to use of undeveloped land. The planning application, submitted to the Department of Planning earlier this month, proposed a […]

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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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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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