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Shark Hole cliff house excavation stopped

A “stop work” order has been placed on a controversial project to clear an area of Harrington Sound Road that was once protected as coastal reserve. A spokesman for the Ministry of Home Affairs confirmed that the “stop work” order […]

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Appeal launched for Stuart Hayward scholarship Owain Johnston-Barnes

An online fundraising campaign has been launched to create a scholarship programme to pay tribute to a celebrated Bermudian environmentalist. A GoFundMe campaign started by Jamie Bacon, the wife of the late Stuart Hayward, says that she hopes to raise funds […]

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Travesty of land use in Bermuda

With the new cliffside construction on Harrington Sound Road, we continue to witness the destruction of our precious shorelines and valuable undeveloped green spaces. Parliament passed the Tucker’s Point Resort Residential Special Development Order in 2011. The SDO allowed for […]

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Charity warns of ‘piecemeal destruction of protected open spaces’

Another charity has joined in objections to a development on land previously zoned as coastal reserve. Janice Hetzel, president of the Bermuda Audubon Society, said in an opinion piece that further construction on formerly protected open spaces would come unless there was public outcry. […]

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Huge public outcry needed to halt ‘desecration’ of island’s green spaces, says BNT

The “desecration” of Bermuda’s environment will continue unless there is a huge public outcry to stop development of green spaces, according to the Bermuda National Trust. The comments came after work started to clear a site on Harrington Sound Road […]

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Have a reusable Cup Match

Opinion by Katie Berry & Erich Hetzel, The Royal Gazette, July 14, 2022 Cup Match is back in all its pre-Covid glory and the excitement is tangible. Somerset or St George’s, win or lose, each and every one of us […]

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New website for group focusing on eliminating single use plastic

An environmental conservation group focused on eliminating single-use plastic in Bermuda has launched a website. Beyond Plastic Bermuda has included information on the site www.beyondplastic.bm that is aimed at educating the community on the detrimental effects of plastic on health and the […]

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Beyond Plastic Bermuda Launches New Website

Beyond Plastic Bermuda [BPB] announced the launch of its new website “designed to educate the community on the perils of single-use plastics [SUPs] – its detrimental effects on both the environment and our health – as well as provide helpful information and […]

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Stuart Hayward (1942–2022): a determined campaigner on behalf of ordinary people

Environmental crusader, broadcaster and one-time independent MP Stuart Hayward was also dedicated to his community, his wife said. “One of the things that I admired most about Stuart was that he was a man of action,” Jamie Bacon told The Royal […]

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