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BEST looks ahead to collaboration

An environmental group said yesterday it wanted to work more closely with other organisations as part of a new strategy to help protect nature. The Bermuda Environmental Sustainability Taskforce added it had also reorganised its management structure and looked at […]

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BEST Unveils “A New Strategy For The Future”

The Bermuda Environmental Sustainability Taskforce [BEST] has unveiled a new strategy to “guide their ongoing work of ensuring the protection, conservation, and preservation of Bermuda’s natural environment.” A spokesperson said, “One of the island’s leading nonprofit environmental organisations, BEST is pleased to […]

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BEST On Slowing Down Global Warming

The Bermuda Environmental Sustainability Taskforce [BEST] is advising the community to “do our part as a global citizen to slow down global warming.” A BEST flyer says, “Paulette and Teddy would make terrible dinner guests! They were uninvited, ran off their mouths, […]

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A timely thought on the environment

As Hurricane Teddy disappears into the rear-view mirror, older readers may have remarked on the increased frequency of hurricanes, both targeting Bermuda and more generally. Hurricane experts have already named the most recent hurricanes Alpha and Beta, meaning that they […]

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Roundup settlement prompts farmer to demand ban

Renewed calls to ban glyphosate-based weedkillers in Bermuda have been made after the company that owns the Roundup brand said it would pay almost $11 billion to settle cancer claims linked to the product. Campaigners said alternative ways to control […]

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BEST plea over fishing regulations

An environmental charity has pleaded with the public to follow fishing regulations to protect the island’s marine life. The Bermuda Environmental Sustainability Taskforce said policies to ensure the long-term health of Bermuda’s waters should be followed. A spokeswoman for the […]

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The Wild Time Challenge

During this time of global pause we’ve been forced into changing our routines and along with that our relationship with the natural world has changed. More distance, less interference…but also less connection. We hope that despite the current circumstances you are finding […]

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‘Eco Lunch & Learn’ Series Returns For Spring

The Bermuda Environmental Sustainability Taskforce [BEST] and Bermuda College have kicked off a new season of their Eco Lunch & Learn Series II. A spokesperson said, “The second half of Series II runs on the last Thursday of each month in February, March and […]

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Wingate slams quarry plan

A renowned environmentalist has called for a proposed quarry in a protected area to be scrapped. David Wingate said the quarry, which would be sited on a woodland-zoned area on Judkin Lane, Hamilton Parish, was against planning policy. He said: […]

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