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Secret Episode Of Ocean Vet Revealed

Secret Episode Of Ocean Vet Revealed

The producers of Ocean Vet, which stars Dr. Neil Burnie and Choy Aming, have revealed the upcoming broadcast of a secret episode of the series. Andy Smith, the series producer, said, “Now is the perfect time to release this special episode as it will hopefully bring everyone a little joy during these dark and difficult days.”A spokesperson said,... Read more of this article

Earth Hour: ‘Turn Off Unnecessary Lights Tonight’

Earth Hour: ‘Turn Off Unnecessary Lights Tonight’

Due to the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic, Earth Hour activities around the world have taken on a different format, and Greenrock is encouraging all Bermuda residents to turn off any unnecessary lights this evening. A spokesperson said, “As a result of the precautions being taken to limit the potential threats associated with Covid-19, Earth Hour... Read more of this article

Chester Zoo Releases Snails In Bermuda

Chester Zoo Releases Snails In Bermuda

Conservationists from Chester Zoo in the United Kingdom have released 800 lesser Bermuda snails on the island as they work to pull the species back from the brink of extinction. A story on the Chester Zoo website said, “The 800 lesser Bermuda snails, which were once driven to the brink of existence, have been given a new lease on life and travelled... Read more of this article

Refrigerant Handlers Meetings Postponed

Refrigerant Handlers Meetings Postponed

Due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, scheduled meetings of refrigerant handlers have been postponed until further notice. A Government spokesperson said, “Please note that the following meetings of the permitted refrigerant handlers planned at Bermuda College for Wednesday 18th March, Wednesday 25th March and Thursday 26th March 2020 have... Read more of this article

CedarBridge Academy Honours Three Women

CedarBridge Academy Honours Three Women

Cedarbridge Academy staged a tree planting yesterday [March 11] in order to mark International Women’s Day, honouring three women “who have made significant contributions to the school.” The planting took place in accord with Vision 2020’s goal of planting 2,020 trees by the end of the year.CedarBridge Deputy Principal Kalreta... Read more of this article

Video: Second Cahow Chick Revealed

Video: Second Cahow Chick Revealed

As scientists, students, and viewers from around the world watched online, a second Cahow chick hatched live on camera, following the first hatching of the season on February 28. A spokesperson said, “Scientists, students, and followers around the world were watching as the new chick in the CahowCam2 burrow was finally revealed. “Its peeps... Read more of this article

Renewal Of Refrigerant Handlers’ Permits

Renewal Of Refrigerant Handlers’ Permits

The Department of Environment and Natural Resources [DENR] is reminding service personnel of residential or commercial HVAC systems and personnel who fill gases into refrigeration, chiller or freezer units that “over the next few months, many of the current 5-year Refrigerant Handlers’ Permits are due to expire.” A Government spokesperson... Read more of this article

‘Protecting Our Planet & The Public Purse’

‘Protecting Our Planet & The Public Purse’

Guy Carpenter has released a new report: Protecting Our Planet & The Public Purse, which highlights how the “risk landscape for public sector entities is changing at an unparalleled rate.” A spokesperson said, “Severe weather events and demographic challenges are putting an increasing strain on government finances, requiring a... Read more of this article

Buy Back Bermuda To Create Nature Reserve

Buy Back Bermuda To Create Nature Reserve

Buy Back Bermuda purchased 3.5 acres of land along the Shelly Bay stretch with public donations in 2012, and work is now underway to restore the land as a nature reserve and open it to the public. A spokesperson said, “Eve’s Pond has become the site of a major restoration project to provide a new community space in Hamilton Parish. “Buy... Read more of this article

‘Hatching Alert’ For Online Cahow Cam

‘Hatching Alert’ For Online Cahow Cam

The egg on CahowCam2 is on “hatching alert” this evening [March 6] and the operators are urging people to tune in to watch it live via www.nonsuchisland.com March 6th 2020 | CahowCam2 parent with its egg which is expected to hatch soon“The egg being watched in CahowCam2 has now reached its 48th day of incubation so if all goes well... Read more of this article

E-Waste & TAG Recycling Day On Saturday

E-Waste & TAG Recycling Day On Saturday

A free E-Waste & TAG Recycling Drop-Off Day event will be held on Saturday [March 7] from 8.00am to 4.00pm at the Somerset Cricket Club premises. A government spokesperson said, “The Ministry of Public Works is supporting the Free E-Waste & TAG Recycling Drop-Off Day event being sponsored by Somerset Cricket Club [SCC] on Saturday, March... Read more of this article

Video: Cahow Chick Hatches Live On Camera

Video: Cahow Chick Hatches Live On Camera

As the Nonsuch Expeditions team and viewers from around the world watched online, a Cahow chick in burrow #831 hatched at approximately 12.00am on Friday, February 28, officially launching the 2020 CahowCam season. This the eighth season that the team has been live streaming from the underground nesting burrows on Nonsuch Island, during which tens of... Read more of this article

Warwick Academy Students Hold Demonstration

Warwick Academy Students Hold Demonstration

Friday, February 28 marked the 20th consecutive Friday morning that a small group of Warwick Academy students demonstrated on Middle Road to raise awareness about climate change, with the students holding the demonstration before school started. A spokesperson said, “Friday, February 28 marked the 20th consecutive Friday morning that a small... Read more of this article