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Environmental group balks at Southlands event lawn plan

An environmental charity has urged the public to speak out against a proposal to turn a portion of a national park into an events lawn for a neighbouring resort. The proposal would convert the southeastern corner of Southlands in Warwick into […]

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Talk to highlight solar energy on Thursday

A qualified solar professional will discuss alternative energy at the Bermuda College on Thursday. The free lecture, hosted by the Bermuda Environmental Sustainability Taskforce and the Bermuda College, is the final Eco Lunch & Learn presentation of the season. Nick […]

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Best concern amid claims of misuse of land

Opinion by Kim Smith, Executive Director, BEST – The Royal Gazette Apr. 9 2024 Industrial activity being carried out on land that is not zoned for that use is happening more frequently that you might imagine. Bermuda is a very […]

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Are we paving over paradise?

The Royal Gazette, Letters to the editor, March 28, 2024 Dear Sir, Bermuda is a photographer’s paradise and if you are active on social media you will see a kaleidoscope of pictures which capture the stunning beauty of our island […]

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Group urges Government to hasten plastics legislation

Jeremy Deacon, Chief Reporter, The Royal Gazette An environmental campaign group believes that it is winning the war against single-use plastics but says that the Government must help by passing long-planned legislation banning its use. Beyond Plastic Bermuda, an umbrella […]

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BEST & College To Hold Eco Lunch & Learn

BEST [Bermuda Environmental Sustainability Taskforce] and Bermuda College will hold an Eco Lunch & Learn series presentation tomorrow [Nov 30] featuring Aaron Critchlow, the founder of Bermuda Is Love. A spokesperson said, “BEST and Bermuda College are pleased to invite the community to […]

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SDO not the right model for Bermuda

Opinion by Kim Smith, Executive Director of BEST – Royal Gazette, Nov. 9, 2023 To say that we at Bermuda Environmental Sustainability Taskforce are stunned and disappointed with Walter Roban’s approval of the Gencom 2023 special development order would be […]

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Home affairs minister approves Fairmont Southampton SDO

A special development order for the Fairmont Southampton Hotel that “stands to be the largest construction project in Bermuda’s history”, paving the way for up to 250 tourism and residential units, has been approved by the Minister of Home Affairs. […]

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Eco talk to focus on biodiversity credits

The issue of biodiversity credits, how they work and whether they could benefit Bermuda will be the subject of the first talk in a new series of lunch and learns. The Bermuda Environmental Sustainability Taskforce and Bermuda College have joined […]

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