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Grow your own and save the planet

People should grow their own food in backyard farms to help the island combat climate change, a farming expert has said. Chris Faria, who is aiming to set up a training centre on farmland in Bermuda, outlined the benefits of […]

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Eco Lunch & Learn Tackles Environmental Issues

The Bermuda Environmental Sustainability Taskforce [BEST] and Bermuda College have kicked off a new season of topics for their Eco Lunch & Learn Series II. The series runs on the last Thursday of each month for September, October and November 2019, resuming in February, […]

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Eco lunch and learn series

Bermuda Environmental Sustainability Taskforce (BEST) and Bermuda College have kicked off a new season of exciting topics for their Eco Lunch & Learn Series II. The series runs on the last Thursday of each month for September, October and November […]

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Better safe than sorry on issue of pesticides

“The European Chemicals agency estimates there are more than 144,000 man-made chemicals in existence. The US Department of Health estimates 2,000 new chemicals are being released every year. The UN Environment Programme warns most of these have never been screened […]

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Best awarded $40,000 in court costs

An environmental charity will get more than $40,000 to pay for its legal fight against all-terrain vehicle tours. Bermuda Environmental Sustainability Taskforce was awarded court costs of $41,790.14 which will be covered by the Government of Bermuda yesterday. BEST launched […]

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Greenpeace issues dire warning on plastics

An area of the Sargasso Sea is more polluted with microplastic than a notorious high pollution part of the Pacific, researchers said yesterday. The shock news came as environmental group Greenpeace revealed the results of a two- week survey of […]

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Greenpeace flagship to study Sargasso Sea

The flagship of environmental charity Greenpeace has docked in Bermuda before it heads out to sea for an expedition to the Sargasso Sea. The MV Esperanza, on a pole-to-pole mission to highlight threats to the ocean environment, is scheduled to survey […]

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Offshore wind farm planned

Bermuda’s electricity sector regulator has opted against natural gas as a principal generation fuel and in favour of an offshore wind farm and more solar power. Details were released yesterday by the Regulatory Authority in the island’s first Integrated Resource […]

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Successful Community Clean Up At Southlands

Attorney General Kathy Lynn Simmons and Minister for Public Works Lt. Col. David Burch extended their thanks to the diverse group of community volunteers, the Regiment, Mirrors and Department of Parks staff that came out and gave their time to clean-up […]

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