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BEST joins fight against Monsanto

An island environmental charity has asked the public to join a “virtual march” against a global agrochemical business. The Bermuda Environmental Sustainability Taskforce asked people to sign up for the event against the US-based Monsanto Corporation. Monsanto, a publicly traded […]

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Minister On Deep Ocean Survey & Summit

Minister of Home Affairs Walton Brown reported on the findings of the Nekton Mission I, XL Catlin Deep Ocean Survey and the Ocean Risk Summit in the House of Assembly today [May 11], calling it “an exciting week for marine science in Bermuda.” Minister […]

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Videos: Ocean Risk Summit Held In Bermuda

From May 8 to May 10, Bermuda hosted leaders from across the political, economic, environmental and risk sectors for the Ocean Risk Summit at the Fairmont Southampton. The event presented high-level speakers providing expert data, analysis, and innovative tools to […]

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Report: Some Fish At Critically Low Levels

Historically abundant predatory fish such as groupers and snappers remain at critically low numbers on Bermuda’s reefs based on international standards, according to a recently released report that monitored their status and trends by Bermudian scientist Dr Thaddeus Murdoch and […]

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Hog Bay Park

From The Bermudian Magazine April 5, 2018 Written By: Elizabeth Jones   “From its rocky coastline and panoramic views to lush trails and an agricultural heritage as rich at its soil, Hog Bay is a parkland oasis with a little something […]

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Petition Launched Over ATV Tour Proposal

BEST is asking anyone who hasn’t already objected to the ATV tour proposal to sign a petition sheet, which is available at a number of locations. A spokesperson said, “In November 2017, the Ministry of Public Works invited public comment […]

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Burch defends Hollis conservation role

The appointment of one of the men behind a controversial quad bike business to a conservation body is not a conflict of interest, a minister said yesterday. Lieutenant-Colonel David Burch was speaking as a new coalition opposed to the ATV […]

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ATV tour organiser handed conservation role

One of the men behind a controversial plan to run commercial quad bike tours in protected areas of the West End has been appointed to a conservation advisory body. Shane Hollis was made a member of the National Parks Commission […]

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BEST: New Executive Director & Board Members

The Bermuda Environmental Sustainability Taskforce [BEST] has announced that Kim Smith has assumed the role of Executive Director at the beginning of this year, upon the retirement of long-serving Chief Advocacy Officer, Stuart Hayward. A spokesperson said, “Kim first met Stuart Hayward […]

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