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Cap Of 450 Recreational Lobster Diver Licenses

The Minister of Home Affairs Walton Brown today announced a cap of 450 recreational lobster divers for the 2018-2019 season, which opens September 1st 2018. Licenses will be issued on a first come, first served basis from August 6th 2018. The deadline […]

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Minister David Burch On Farming In Bermuda

Minister of Public Works Lt/Col David Burch spoke about farming in the House of Assembly on Friday, providing an overview of the situation with the Bascomes, leases on other Government plots of arable land, with the Minister noting the PLP’s pledge […]

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“The Future Doesn’t Suck” Plastic Campaign

Bermuda-headquartered Bacardi and Lonely Whale have joined forces to help rid the environment of single-use plastic, including the goal to eliminate one billion single-use plastic straws by 2020. In addition, Bacardi announced a commitment to review its global supply chain, with the aim of […]

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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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