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Video: BBC Feature Eels Journey From Bermuda

Video: BBC Feature Eels Journey From Bermuda

The BBC has released a video that explores the journey of young eels from Bermuda to Britain, saying, “there’s so much to learn about these mysterious fish.” “After a two year journey from the other side of the world, hundreds of thousands of young eels or elvers have arrived,” says reporter Tim Muffett. ”For the... Read more of this article

4 Foot, 2 Inch Squid Washes Up On South Shore

4 Foot, 2 Inch Squid Washes Up On South Shore

[Updated] A four foot, two inch squid washed up on the South Shore today [Mar 27], with the specimen now on its way to the Aquarium for analysis. In a Facebook post, Choy Aming said, “This just washed up on South Shore. 4 foot 2 inches and fully intact. On its way to the Aquarium for analysis. That’s a first for me.” Update 1.06pm: Mr... Read more of this article

Catlin Joins UK Museum: Coral Reef Exhibition

Catlin Joins UK Museum: Coral Reef Exhibition

Bermuda-based Catlin Group has joined forces with the Natural History Museum in London to present a major exhibition, which opens today [Mar 27], that explores the importance and beauty of the world’s coral reefs. The exhibition, ‘Coral Reefs: Secret Cities of the Sea’, includes 250 specimens from the Natural History Museum’s coral, fish... Read more of this article

“Hands-On Experience To Bring Science Alive”

“Hands-On Experience To Bring Science Alive”

The Bermuda Zoological Society [BZS] Schools programme has been given a vote of confidence by the Department of Education, saying the “class provides teachers with a hands-on experience that helps them bring science alive for their students.” All classes offered through the Schools Programme are free to all Bermuda students. A spokesperson... Read more of this article

Ocean Research Team To Return To Bermuda

Ocean Research Team To Return To Bermuda

A team of young researchers who visited Bermuda last year to catalogue the amount of plastic near the Island’s shores are to return to look for something that is barely visible to the eye. The four-strong Plastic Tides Team aims to raise awareness of the amount of plastic polluting the oceans and combine their love of adventure with research. They... Read more of this article

Tsunami Warning Exercise On Wednesday

Tsunami Warning Exercise On Wednesday

Bermuda’s emergency services will be participating in a simulated Atlantic tsunami warning exercise tomorrow [March 25] in conjunction with other countries within the Atlantic and Caribbean region, the Government said today. A spokesperson said, “The public will be aware that the Bermuda Weather Service [BWS] issued an advisory earlier this... Read more of this article

Tsunami Warning Exercise To Be Held This Week

Tsunami Warning Exercise To Be Held This Week

Bermuda will participate in an Atlantic tsunami warning exercise on Wednesday [March 25] in conjunction with other countries within the Atlantic and Caribbean region, the Bermuda Weather Service said. A statement from the BWS said, “The 2015 exercise will simulate an undersea earthquake which triggers an undersea landslide a couple of hundred... Read more of this article

Upcoming Lecture On Bermuda Turtle Project

Upcoming Lecture On Bermuda Turtle Project

Bermuda Turtle Project Coordinator Jennifer Gray is getting set to offer a presentation on The Bermuda Turtle Project at the Bermuda Underwater Exploration Institute [BUEI] on Thursday, March 26 at 7.30pm, bringing attendees up to date on the “fascinating history of these endangered species and how Bermuda is contributing to their global preservation.” The... Read more of this article

7th Annual Earth Hour Celebration In Bermuda

7th Annual Earth Hour Celebration In Bermuda

On March 28, Greenrock will partner with Waterfront Properties and a number of other organisations to host the seventh annual celebration of Earth Hour in Bermuda. The environmentally conscious date is also serving to promote change to the island’s energy policies, with Minister of Economic Development Dr. Grant Gibbons saying that “government... Read more of this article

Visiting Bee Expert To Meet Local Beekeepers

Visiting Bee Expert To Meet Local Beekeepers

The Buzz has invited well-known beekeeper Ross Conrad to visit Bermuda over the weekend of March 27, with a tour of the island and two workshops planned during his stay. After arriving late on March 26, Mr. Conrad will spend March 27 touring the island to visit beehive sites and to meet with local beekeepers, as well as meeting with representatives... Read more of this article


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