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‘The Rise And Fall Of Bermuda’s Sea Turtle’

Bermuda College and the Bermuda Environmental Sustainability Taskforce [BEST] have announced the return of their Eco Lunch & Learn series on Thursday, February 24. A spokesperson said, “The series begins its winter schedule with an illustrated presentation, ‘The Rise and Fall of Bermuda’s […]

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Minister Roban: Protecting Our Marine EEZ

The “Blue Shield team, in conjunction with our local agencies, is now developing a three-year action plan” to help protect our Marine Exclusive Economic Zone, Minister of Home Affairs Walter Roban said in the House of Assembly today [Feb 18]. Minister Roban […]

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Single-use plastic laws likely this year as final proposals drafted

Legislation to cut back on single-use plastics in Bermuda is expected to come forward this year, but the details of the proposal are still up for discussion. Walter Roban, the Minister of Home Affairs, said it was possible that a […]

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KBB: “More Than 100 Abandoned Vessels”

“While we’ve identified more than 100 abandoned vessels on moorings, on the seafloor, along coastlines and in our bays, KBB is focussing its initial efforts on the removal of 37 wrecks,” Keep Bermuda Beautiful [KBB] said. A KBB spokesperson said, “Abandoned […]

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Environmental charity questions wave power deal

Green campaigners have hit out at a “conflict of interest” over a controversial Government deal with an energy firm to bring tidal power to Bermuda. The Bermuda Environmental Sustainability Taskforce said the contract with Seabased to develop a wave energy […]

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MarketPlace Offer Discount For Reusable Bags

The MarketPlace today announced it will be “offering a 10-cent discount for each reusable bag presented and used at checkout as part of an overall commitment to becoming a more eco-conscience organisation.” A spokesperson said, “Beginning today customers will get […]

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Island approach to single use plastics discussed at international forum

Plans to ban single use plastics in Bermuda were highlighted by the home affairs minister at an international forum. Walter Roban told the virtual Financial Times Global Boardroom event that the island was leading the way on climate change. Mr […]

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BEST Bulletin – December 2021

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