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KBB: “More Than 100 Abandoned Vessels”

“While we’ve identified more than 100 abandoned vessels on moorings, on the seafloor, along coastlines and in our bays, KBB is focussing its initial efforts on the removal of 37 wrecks,” Keep Bermuda Beautiful [KBB] said. A KBB spokesperson said, “Abandoned […]

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Environmental charity questions wave power deal

Green campaigners have hit out at a “conflict of interest” over a controversial Government deal with an energy firm to bring tidal power to Bermuda. The Bermuda Environmental Sustainability Taskforce said the contract with Seabased to develop a wave energy […]

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MarketPlace Offer Discount For Reusable Bags

The MarketPlace today announced it will be “offering a 10-cent discount for each reusable bag presented and used at checkout as part of an overall commitment to becoming a more eco-conscience organisation.” A spokesperson said, “Beginning today customers will get […]

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Island approach to single use plastics discussed at international forum

Plans to ban single use plastics in Bermuda were highlighted by the home affairs minister at an international forum. Walter Roban told the virtual Financial Times Global Boardroom event that the island was leading the way on climate change. Mr […]

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Image problem at Botanical Gardens forces BTA to pull photograph

The Bermuda Tourism Authority has been forced to pull a misleading image of the Botanical Gardens from its website – because the old photograph of manicured flower beds is a world away from the state of the grounds at present. […]

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How Bermuda can contribute to addressing the global warming crisis

Opinion, by David Wingate I cannot stress strongly enough that this is a last-chance, life-or-death situation, not only for human civilisation as we know it, but for the biosphere (all life) as a whole. We have let this creep up […]

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Plastic not fantastic as climate change summit hears it’s in food and water

People eat about a credit card’s worth of plastic every week, it was revealed at a youth climate change summit yesterday. The stomach-churning news was featured in a video presentation that showed that people ingested about five grams of microplastics […]

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Environmental groups are wary about offshore fishing plans

The Government must conduct a robust public consultation before the development of a sustainable offshore fishing industry, a conservation action group has said. Plans to create a marine protected area that prohibits fishing – as well as a fishery – […]

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