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Beat the Bead – Useful links and Articles

Here you can find links and articles regarding microbeads and micro-plastics: Articles Teen keen to help reduce ocean pollution (Royal Gazette, Jan 18, 2016) Magnus joins campaign to tackle microbeads (Royal Gazette, Sep 10, 2015) Facial Scrubs Release 94,500 Toxic Microbeads in Each […]

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Campaign Statement: Beat the Beads Bermuda

In anticipation of the upcoming visits by Plastic Tides and 5 Gyres, two of a number of organizations working actively on the issue of micro-plastics and microbeads in the world’s oceans, the Bermuda Environmental Sustainability Taskforce (BEST) has joined with […]

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Bulletin #14

Bulletin #14

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Bulletin #13

Bulletin #13

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The Customs Tariff Amendment Act 2015

18 March 2015  BEST comments on the Amendment designed to provide tax breaks for people wanting to import “mushroom spawn, strawberry plants and trees of kinds that bear edible fruits or nuts”  in an effort to encourage local food production: BEST […]

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Southlands – New Landslide

Media Release March 2 2015 In response to question from the media regarding a recent landslide at Southlands, Stuart Hayward issued the following: We weren’t aware of this particular slide. The coastline along a considerable stretch of our south shore […]

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Bulletin #12

Bulletin #12

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Rural Lane, Paget

Concerned members of the public reported the apparent dumping of rubble on arable land at Rural Lane. Investigation by BEST revealed that the rubble had been dumped at the edge of the field to hide the cropland from public view, […]

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BERMUDA BOTANICAL GARDENS

January 19 2015 BEST grew out of the Save Our Gardens campaign several years ago. See our comments on the latest developments at the Gardens at http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20150119/NEWS/150119706

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