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Groups oppose Bermudiana Beach funicular plans

Plans to install a funicular at the Bermudiana Beach Resort have sparked objections from environmental groups. Both the Bermuda National Trust and the Bermuda Audubon Society have filed objections to the scheme. The BNT said the project went against the Bermuda […]

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BEST Asks Community To Donate Change Jars

The Bermuda Environmental Sustainability Taskforce [BEST] has launched the ‘Change For BEST’ campaign, asking the community to donate their change jars at Gorham’s. The campaign poster says, “When next shopping at Gorham’s, please consider bringing in your change jar and donating it […]

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Change for BEST Campaign

Bring your change jars into Gorham’s and help BEST as they work for all of us preserving and protecting Bermuda’s natural and marine environments.

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$450K For BIOS Fish Biodiversity Research

Marking World Environment Day, the U.K. Government has announced over £8 million for projects in Overseas Territories, including £316,829 [$449,249] for the Bermuda Institute of Ocean Sciences to “assess the mobile fish biodiversity for Bermuda’s deep seas.” In an online post, Government […]

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Skimming the Surface with Marine Debris Technologies

Authors:  Hannah Horsfield & Julie Steele, Bermuda Underwater Exploration Institute In a continuing series on marine debris to mark World Oceans Day on Tuesday, Bermuda Marine Debris Taskforce members Hannah Horsfield and Julie Cross Steele look at methods of skimming […]

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Derelict Fishing Gear: Octopus Pot Traps

This is the latest in a series to mark World Oceans Day which looks at how plastics and other pollutants are affecting the marine environment. Here, Bermuda Marine Debris Taskforce member Jennifer Gray explains how plastic octopus traps threaten the […]

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From Me to the Sea: Put a Lid on It

This is part of a series marking World Oceans Day highlighting the growing problem of pollution on the marine environment Author: Sundée Faulkner, Dolphin Quest Perhaps you thought this was going to be an ode to the ocean, dotted with […]

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Drowning in our Plastic Obsession

To mark World Oceans Day, Kyla Smith of the Bermuda Marine Debris Taskforce explains how single-use plastics are putting the oceans and the planet at risk. This is the first in a series of articles on the marine environment and pollution Imagine […]

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Video: Minister Walter Roban On Bees

Minister Roban said, “As many of you will know, for a while now I have had an interest in beekeeping and the important role bees have in our environment. So, it should come as no surprise that the current work […]

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