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BUEI Talks To Screen Episode 7 Of ‘Ocean Vet’

BUEI Talks To Screen Episode 7 Of ‘Ocean Vet’

The Bermuda Underwater Exploration Institute [BUEI] and Gass Productions will present episode seven of the ongoing “Ocean Vet” series at an installment of the BUEI Talks series on May 23 and May 26. The screening of the episode – titled “The Black Grouper” and narrated by actor Michael Douglas – will be held at 7.30pm... Read more of this article

Large Quantity Of Corn & Broccoli Stolen

Large Quantity Of Corn & Broccoli Stolen

[Updated] A large quantity of corn and broccoli was stolen from fields in Devonshire and Smith’s, with an Agricultural Officer saying that the quantity that was stolen indicates the “perpetrator[s] are looking to sell the stolen produce.” An email was sent out by the Department of Environment and Natural Resources to store managers and others... Read more of this article

BEST: Cross Island Suggestions Not Revealed

BEST: Cross Island Suggestions Not Revealed

Since WEDCo held its first public consultation meeting on the end-uses for the Cross Island landfill a list of the suggestions put forward has not been publicly revealed which “suggests that  WEDCo is setting itself up to repeat the mis-steps that resulted in the Supreme Court quashing their original application,” the Bermuda Environmental... Read more of this article

“Most Beautiful Pink Sand Beaches In World”

“Most Beautiful Pink Sand Beaches In World”

Bermuda has secured two of the positions in MSN’s recent look at “The Eight Most Beautiful Pink Sand Beaches in the World,” with both Elbow Beach and Horseshoe Bay Beach making the cut. The story said, “What makes a pink sand beach – a million pieces of shattered coral? A trick of the eye and the light? On Harbour Island... Read more of this article

BEST: Stuart Hayward’s 74th Birthday Campaign

BEST: Stuart Hayward’s 74th Birthday Campaign

In order to mark Stuart Hayward’s 74th birthday, the Bermuda Environmental Sustainability Taskforce [BEST] has launched a “74th Birthday Campaign.” BEST said, “Stuart Jackson Hayward was born in Bermuda on May 19th, 1942, the oldest child of school-teacher Mary Jackson Hayward and jazz pianist Lance Hayward. “For over... Read more of this article

New HSBC “Green Loan” Offers 100% Financing

New HSBC “Green Loan” Offers 100% Financing

HSBC Bermuda is offering a new Green Loan for homeowners to invest in solar energy systems, saying “customers will have access to 100% financing, our lowest available unsecured loan variable interest rate which is currently 6% and the longest available repayment term of up to 7 years.” The Bank said, “HSBC Bermuda’s new Green Loan... Read more of this article

BUEI Talks To Screen Episode 5 Of ‘Ocean Vet’

BUEI Talks To Screen Episode 5 Of ‘Ocean Vet’

The Bermuda Underwater Exploration Institute [BUEI] and Gass Productions will present episode five of the ongoing “Ocean Vet” series at an installment of the BUEI Talks series on May 10, May 13, and May 14. The screening of the episode – titled “The Bermuda Turtle Project” and narrated by actor Michael Douglas – will... Read more of this article

“Increased Presence” Of Portuguese Man-of-War

“Increased Presence” Of Portuguese Man-of-War

The Department of Parks said they wish to advise the public that “current onshore wind conditions have caused an increased presence of Portuguese Man-of-War [PMOW] at Horseshoe Bay today” and have advised the “swimming public to take extreme care and caution while in or near the ocean over the next few days.”A spokesperson... Read more of this article

Seasonally Protected Areas Closed To Fishing

Seasonally Protected Areas Closed To Fishing

Bermuda’s seasonally protected marine areas, known as the “hind grounds”, are closed to all fishing activities as of May 1, the Department of Environment and Natural Resources has announced. “These areas provide sanctuary for hinds and groupers when they gather to spawn during the warm summer months, and fishing in these areas is strictly... Read more of this article

BZS Lecture Series: “World Domination By Ants”

BZS Lecture Series: “World Domination By Ants”

The latest installment in the Bermuda Zoological Society lecture series will see a talk presented by visiting scientist Dr. Jim Wetterer, Associate Professor at Florida Atlantic University, on the topic of “World Domination by Ants.” The lecture will take place on Tuesday, May 10 at 7.00pm, with doors opening at 6.30pm. The event is free... Read more of this article

KBB’s Two Day Blitz: Earth Day And Spring Clean

KBB’s Two Day Blitz: Earth Day And Spring Clean

KBB had a double day of giving back to the community recently. Friday 22 April was a full day of activities in recognition of Earth Day, and Saturday 23 April was KBB’s annual Island-wide Spring Clean. On Friday 22 April in celebration of Earth Day, seventy international cast members from Up with People took to the city streets to do a KBB litter... Read more of this article

Photos & Video: BIOS ROV Regional Challenge

Photos & Video: BIOS ROV Regional Challenge

Up to twenty-eight teams from nine Bermudian schools and educational organizations converged on the National Sports Center in Devonshire this morning [April 30] for the 2016 MATE Bermuda Regional ROV Challenge. The program, sponsored by the Bermuda Institute of Ocean Sciences [BIOS], is part of the Mid Atlantic Robotics IN Education Program [MARINE],... Read more of this article

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