News Archive

BEST opposes roadway proposed by Morgan’s Point Limited (MPL)

BEST is going to court again – this time to assist the government in protecting one of the largest farm plots on the island from having a major roadway built to run right through the middle of the field. The […]

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What does Sustainability mean to you?

Our BEST summer students, Hayat and Nikki, produced a video for us to increase awareness of sustainability, an especially important topic for our tiny island.

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BEST Celebrating Their 10th Anniversary

The Bermuda Environmental Sustainability Taskforce [BEST] is celebrating its 10th anniversary, marking a decade of “its vital work as campaigner for the environment for the protection of Bermuda’s limited and diminishing conservation zones.” A spokesperson said, “In 2006, a small group of […]

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BEST: ten years of advocating

Environment group BEST is celebrating its ten-year anniversary by urging people to support its campaign to protect Bermuda’s diminishing conservation zones. The organisation was established in 2007, after plans to develop a hospital on the Botanical Gardens exposed the absence […]

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Celebrating BEST’s 10 Year Anniversary

Top 10 BEST accomplishments! The following were distilled from a long list of accomplishments over our first 10 years of BEST: Saved Southlands. In 2005 a group of businessmen purchased the Southlands Estate, a unique, natural area, with a plan to […]

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BEST optimistic over green Throne pledges

Children whose parents cannot afford homes with large yards will benefit from a Throne Speech pledge to protect public open spaces, according to environmental group BEST. BEST said Bermuda’s acres of forests and meadows were “dwindling” and praised the Progressive […]

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BEST: “Two Nuggets Of Environmental Treasure”

The Bermuda Environmental Sustainability Taskforce [BEST] said they noted “two nuggets of environmental treasure” in the 2017 Throne Speech that they thought were worth highlighting and responding to. A BEST spokesperson said, “While reviewing the 2017 Throne Speech, the Bermuda Environmental Sustainability Taskforce [BEST] […]

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Beaches pass tests for levels of bacteria

Bacteria levels at Bermuda’s beaches are well within environmental guidelines, according to the latest figures from health watchdogs. A report by the Department of Health revealed some spikes in enterococci, a group of bacteria used as an indicator of pollution […]

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‘Attraction is Bermuda’s Natural Environment’

Noting the intentions of the Bermuda Tourism Authority [BTA] and the Bermuda Economic Development Corporation [BEDC] to “breathe life back into Bermuda’s tourism product and include a push for increased entrepreneurial activity,” the Bermuda Environmental Sustainability Taskforce [BEST] has urged the BTA, BEDC and […]

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