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Ocean Educators Unite For Virtual Series

Ocean Educators Unite For Virtual Series

Ocean explorer and doctoral candidate Zoleka Filander will join a team of educators from the BZS, BIOS, and BUEI for the first episode of a new virtual education series called Ocean Diaries on Thursday [May 28] at 10.30am. A spokesperson said, “Tomorrow morning [May 28th], ocean explorer and doctoral candidate Zoleka Filander will join a team of educators... Read more of this article

Boxes Now Available From Happy Bird Company

Boxes Now Available From Happy Bird Company

The Happy Bird Company has new boxes available after being sold out, with curbside pick-up available for its customers. A spokesperson said, “If bluebirds are a symbol of happiness, here’s some extremely happy news: The Happy Bird Company has made some new boxes after having been sold out for two weeks and curbside pick-up is now available.... Read more of this article

BEST Reminds Public Of Sustainable Fishing

BEST Reminds Public Of Sustainable Fishing

The Bermuda Environmental Sustainability Taskforce [BEST] is reminding the public to practice sustainable fishing in order to ensure that local fish continue to be available for everyone. A BEST spokesperson said, “Please practice sustainable fishing habits; ensure local fish continue to be available for everyone’s future enjoyment!“Spearfishing... Read more of this article

Dolphin Quest Launches Virtual Program

Dolphin Quest Launches Virtual Program

Dolphin Quest has launched a virtual program in order to “maintain connection with the community, provide educational outreach opportunities, and help support continued animal care” during the Covid-19 pandemic. A spokesperson said, “The Covid-19 situation and necessary distancing and quarantine orders have required Dolphin Quest to... Read more of this article

Oleander Project Ushers In New Era Of Research

Oleander Project Ushers In New Era Of Research

Despite the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic, the container ship Oleander continues to work as a “ship of opportunity that acquires important ocean measurements during its weekly voyages between Bermuda and the United States.” A spokesperson said, “As Bermuda shuttered international travel and local business in response to the COVID-19 pandemic... Read more of this article

2020 Cahow Nesting Season Proving Successful

2020 Cahow Nesting Season Proving Successful

The 2020 Cahow nesting season has seen 134 breeding pairs produce 68 confirmed chicks, with all but two chicks at good or above average weights. A spokesperson said, “The 2020 Cahow nesting season has a record number of 134 breeding pairs, which have produced 68 confirmed chicks.” Jeremy Madeiros, Principle Conservation Officer, said, “After... Read more of this article

RA Approves Operating Licence For Solar Farm

RA Approves Operating Licence For Solar Farm

The Regulatory Authority has approved the operating licence for the new solar farm at the ‘Finger’ at L. F. Wade International Airport. A Government spokesperson said, “The Minister of Home Affairs, the Hon. Walter H. Roban, is pleased to announce the Regulatory Authority’s approval of the operating licence for the new solar farm at the ‘Finger’... Read more of this article

Tagged Great White Shark Near Bermuda

Tagged Great White Shark Near Bermuda

The borders may be closed right now, however it does appear that someone is trying to visit us, as 15-foot-long great white shark named Unama’ki is making its way toward Bermuda, with the 2,000 pound female being monitored by marine research non-profit OCEARCH. A Newsweek story said, “A 15-foot-long great white shark dubbed “Unama’ki”... Read more of this article

Golf: Bermuda Championship Marks Earth Day

Golf: Bermuda Championship Marks Earth Day

In commemoration of Earth Day, the Bermuda Championship highlighted the PGA Tour’s reusable cup policy, which took effect at the start of the 2020 season. A spokesperson said, “To celebrate Earth Day, the Bermuda Championship is pleased to share the PGA Tour’s new reusable cup policy that took effect at the start of the 2020 season with... Read more of this article

Earth Day Marked Virtually During Pandemic

Earth Day Marked Virtually During Pandemic

Virtual activities helped to mark Earth Day today [April 22] as we navigate the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic, with residents being urged to support environmentally-positive organizations and causes, along with finding other ways to address the threat of climate change. A spokesperson said, “Today marks the 50th anniversary of Earth Day, this as the... Read more of this article

BZS Holding Online Celebration Of Earth Day

BZS Holding Online Celebration Of Earth Day

The Bermuda Zoological Society [BZS] is holding an online celebration of the 50th anniversary of Earth Day today [April 22] with a full day of virtual activities. The event poster says, “Together with like-minded organisations from our community, the BZS will host an interactive day on the BAMZ Facebook page, including edutainment opportunities,... Read more of this article

Happy Bird Company Offers Bluebird Boxes

Happy Bird Company Offers Bluebird Boxes

The Happy Bird Company is selling its bluebird nesting boxes for the second year, led by company founder Christian Chin-Gurret. A spokesperson said, “Spring is definitely in the air with the lovely sounds of bird chirping all over the island. Many birds are starting their nests and that includes the native bluebirds [Sialia sialis]. “Between... Read more of this article

Climate Wise: Offset Your Carbon Footprint

Climate Wise: Offset Your Carbon Footprint

Climate Wise is working to “engender mass support to change the direction of the planet’s climate crisis” by taking donations and investing them “in projects which make meaningful and certified change to the environment.” A spokesperson said, “Climate Wise announced the launch of an organisation designed to engender mass... Read more of this article