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Planning the way forward on plastics: option 1

RG Opinion article by Sophia Collis, BEST summer intern 2019 There are two types of policy instruments that can be used to reduce plastic use. Ranging from municipal to intergovernmental levels, the number of policies on single-use plastics has more […]

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Dr. Horsfield To Speak At ‘Eco Lunch & Learn’

The Bermuda Environmental Sustainability Taskforce [BEST] and Bermuda College have kicked off a new season of their Eco Lunch & Learn Series II, with Dr. Dörte Horsfield to speak at the November 28 event. A spokesperson said, “This second series has so far inspired […]

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Working towards a plastics solution

RG Opinion article by Sophia Collis, BEST Summer Intern 2019 *This is the first in a series of articles addressing the need to reduce plastic waste in Bermuda “Plastic, a material invented to last for ever, can no longer be […]

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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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