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Landscape Maintenance Disrupted By Meeting

Landscape Maintenance Disrupted By Meeting

The ongoing Bermuda Trade Union Congress [BTUC] meetings have lead to a disruption in parks maintenance around the island the Department of Parks said today [Jan 27], advising that landscape maintenance at both parks and government properties had been effected. A spokesperson for the Department of Parks said, “The Department of Parks would like... Read more of this article

Bermuda College Science Week Still On Today

Bermuda College Science Week Still On Today

The Bermuda College Science Week 2015 is still going ahead today, albeit on a much smaller scale, the College said this morning [Jan 27]. A spokesperson said, “Over 400 middle and high school students were expected on campus to interact with College lecturers on the various science disciplines and enjoy a day of experiments and demonstrations.... Read more of this article

Report On Submarine Cables In Sargasso Sea

Report On Submarine Cables In Sargasso Sea

A report — Submarine Cables in the Sargasso Sea: Legal and Environmental Issues in Areas Beyond National Jurisdiction — has been released by the Sargasso Sea Commission, Centre for International Law of the National University of Singapore [CIL], George Washington University Law School, and the International Cable Protection Committee [ICPC]. The... Read more of this article

Students Enjoy Skype Session With Scientist

Students Enjoy Skype Session With Scientist

Warwick Academy’s Year 3 Jabour and Vallis recently had a live Skype lesson courtesy of the Catlin Education outreach programme, which offered the opportunity for students to speak to a member of the Catlin Seaview Survey expedition in the Southeast Asian “Coral Triangle” via Skype in the classroom. Jamie Buchanan-Dunlop and members... Read more of this article

Workshop On Bermuda’s Future Energy Policy

Workshop On Bermuda’s Future Energy Policy

The Department of Energy today moved forward with discussion on policy development, arising out of the Energy Summit held in November. “The workshop – the first in a series of consultations – was held at the Fairmont Southampton Hotel this morning. It included stakeholders invited to the November Summit, together with others who have expressed... Read more of this article

NHC Releases Hurricanes Fay, Gonzalo Reports

NHC Releases Hurricanes Fay, Gonzalo Reports

Last year was the first time that two hurricanes made landfall on Bermuda in one hurricane season, let alone less than one week apart, according to reports released by the U.S. National Hurricane Center. The report noted that two hurricanes affected the island within a 10-day period in 1899, with a a category 1 hurricane passing northwest of Bermuda... Read more of this article

Department Looking Into Death Of Mallard Duck

Department Looking Into Death Of Mallard Duck

[Updated] The Department of Conservation Services is looking into the death of a mallard duck at Spittal Pond, with an appeal being posted on social media to identify a man following the duck’s death. Over the weekend the Bermuda Audubon Society posted on Facebook saying, “Following the death of this Mallard at Spittal Pond, the Dept. of Conservation... Read more of this article

Join The 1st Annual Winter Lionfish Tournament

Join The 1st Annual Winter Lionfish Tournament

The Bermuda Lionfish Culling Program has launched a three-week-long lionfish tournament for permitted lionfish hunters in Bermuda, with every lionfish caught between now and Sunday, February 1, 2015 counting towards the tournament total. There will be prizes for the scuba diver and freediver who catch the most lionfish, with the tournament directors... Read more of this article

Students Enjoy “Hands On” Learning With BZS

Students Enjoy “Hands On” Learning With BZS

Whether for high school seniors about to head off to university, or preschoolers just beginning their educational career, the Bermuda Zoological Society [BZS] has been offering a wide variety of hands-on learning opportunities for Bermuda’s students for many years – and all free of charge for the students and teachers who attend. BZS Educator Sarrah... Read more of this article

Explore The 2014 Birding Year In Bermuda

Explore The 2014 Birding Year In Bermuda

The Bermuda Underwater Exploration Institute [BUEI] and The Bermuda Audubon Society are getting set to host a lecture titled “The 2014 Birding Year in Bermuda: Spies, Superstars and Surprises” on Thursday, January 22 at 7.30pm. The event flyer says, “Ornithologist Andrew Dobson will present a fascinating look back at the 2014 birding... Read more of this article


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