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Greenrock Commend Clean Air Coalition

Greenrock Commend Clean Air Coalition

“Greenrock would like to congratulate the local residents and business leaders who have formed the Bermuda Clean Air Coalition [BCAC], an activist group, aimed at raising awareness about the grave implications caused by BELCO’s stacks and machinery,” Greenrock Chairman Eugene Dean said. Mr Dean said, “For years area residents have experienced... Read more of this article

Bacardi Unveil Sustainable Spirits Bottle Plans

Bacardi Unveil Sustainable Spirits Bottle Plans

Bacardi Limited, which is headquartered in Bermuda, announced plans to “put the world’s most sustainable spirits bottle on shelf by 2023.” A spokesperson said, “Bacardi, the world’s largest family-owned spirits company, has made a giant leap forward in the fight against climate change and plastic pollution today, as it unveils... Read more of this article

BEST On Slowing Down Global Warming

BEST On Slowing Down Global Warming

The Bermuda Environmental Sustainability Taskforce [BEST] is advising the community to “do our part as a global citizen to slow down global warming.” A BEST flyer says, “Paulette and Teddy would make terrible dinner guests! They were uninvited, ran off their mouths, and left a huge mess. Do we want more like them to come to Bermuda? “Hurricanes... Read more of this article

Photos: KBB Coastal Cleanup At Mangrove Bay

Photos: KBB Coastal Cleanup At Mangrove Bay

The Sandy’s Parish Council hosted a Keep Bermuda Beautiful Coastal Cleanup this weekend at Mangrove Bay in the west end, with a number of enthusiastic volunteers, including area MPs Minister Kim Wilson and Jamahl Simmons, helping to clean up the shoreline area. Related StoriesPhotos: US Consulate... Read more of this article

Clean Air Coalition Aims To Bring Awareness

Clean Air Coalition Aims To Bring Awareness

A new group  — the Bermuda Clean Air Coalition [BCAC] — has formed and it is aimed at “bringing awareness of the grave implications caused by BELCO’s stacks and machinery to the public and BELCO’s staff, management, owners, and shareholders.” A spokesperson said, “Local residents and business leaders have formed the Bermuda... Read more of this article

BIOS Unveils Citizen Science Initiative

BIOS Unveils Citizen Science Initiative

In September, BIOS debuted a new citizen science program designed to encourage Bermuda’s residents and visitors to engage with the natural environment by collecting data from around the island. A spokesperson said, “By utilizing an array of online tools and apps, and working alongside BIOS educators, people have the opportunity to directly contribute... Read more of this article

AgraLiving Set To Host Farming Workshops

AgraLiving Set To Host Farming Workshops

The AgraLiving Institute will be hosting the ‘Sustainable Farming Workshop 101′ on October 17 and October 24, with topics including “growing soil fertility, composting, and raising seedlings successfully, as well as how to create your own garden plan using seasonal local crops to get the most out of your space.” A spokesperson... Read more of this article

Coastal Clean-Up At Black Bay Tomorrow

Coastal Clean-Up At Black Bay Tomorrow

An environmentally friendly travel business that is “passionate about ensuring Bermuda is sustainable” has arranged a beach clean-up this weekend. In partnership with volunteer students from Sandys Middle School and the team at West End Development Corporation, Eco Island Travel has organized a post hurricane coastal clean-up at Black Bay tomorrow... Read more of this article

KBB Announces Changes In Leadership

KBB Announces Changes In Leadership

Keep Bermuda Beautiful announced today that Executive Director Anne Hyde has decided to retire effective February 2021, while Stefan Smith also became President of the Board of Directors earlier this year. A spokesperson said, “Keep Bermuda Beautiful [KBB] announced today that Anne Hyde, Executive Director, has decided to retire effective February... Read more of this article

BZS Wins AZA Significant Achievement Award

BZS Wins AZA Significant Achievement Award

The Bermuda Zoological Society [BZS] is the recipient of a Significant Achievement Award from the 2020 Association of Zoos and Aquariums [AZA] Honors and Awards Committee for the submission of ‘Trunk Island – ‘The Living Classroom’. Volunteers on Trunk Island“The AZA recognized the achievements of over 20 member facilities in the fields... Read more of this article

Three Appointed To Sargasso Sea Commission

Three Appointed To Sargasso Sea Commission

The Bermuda Cabinet approved the appointment of three international experts to the Sargasso Sea Commission on Tuesday [Sept 22]. A spokesperson said, “On Tuesday, September 22, 2020, the Bermuda Cabinet approved the appointment of three International Experts to the Sargasso Sea Commission. “The Sargasso Sea Commission was established by... Read more of this article

New Version Of Bermuda Reef App Released

New Version Of Bermuda Reef App Released

The Bermuda Reef Life HD has recently been updated, with the app “featuring some 300 high definition images divided into 15 sections showcasing the beauty and diversity of Bermuda beneath the surface.” A spokesperson said, “Building from the success of the previous version of his Reef Life app, Ron Lucas’ latest update for the free... Read more of this article

Bermuda’s Shipwrecks Featured Internationally

Bermuda’s Shipwrecks Featured Internationally

Several Bermuda shipwreck related documentaries have been featured on well-known international media channels and programmes. A Government spokesperson said, “Several shipwreck related documentaries produced by the Department of Environment and Natural Resources, in conjunction with Dr. Philippe Rouja and his team, have been featured on well-known... Read more of this article