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Video: Students Cedar Plant Tree For Earth Day

Video: Students Cedar Plant Tree For Earth Day

Earlier today [April 22] students from Victor Scott Primary School joined Premier Michael Dunkley, Health, Seniors and Environment Minister Jeanne Atherden and Education Minister Wayne Scott in planting a Bermuda Cedar Tree in commemoration of Earth Day. Today’s tree planting took place at the Arboretum, which was one of the parks hardest hit last... Read more of this article

Clarien Bank Donating Saplings For Earth Day

Clarien Bank Donating Saplings For Earth Day

Clarien Bank Limited today [Apr 20] announced free sapling donations in celebration of Earth Day. Three hundred native and endemic Bermuda Cedar, Palmetto and Olive Wood saplings will be donated to clients and residents on Wednesday, April 22. The community sapling event will be followed on Friday, April 24 by plantings of saplings at Gilbert Institute... Read more of this article

TBOP Query Maintenance Yard Impact Report

TBOP Query Maintenance Yard Impact Report

Take Back Our Park campaigners are querying whether any reports into the impact of a new Parks department maintenance yard in the heart of the Botanical Gardens were ever done. Take Back Our Park used the new Public Access to Information [PATI] legislation to ask for copies of an environmental impact report, a noise impact study and a visual impact... Read more of this article

Bermuda ‘Trash Art’ Shown At United Nations

Bermuda ‘Trash Art’ Shown At United Nations

Every year, students create art from beach plastics as part of a Keep Bermuda Beautiful education program, and this year one of the trash art pieces was selected to be part of a presentation at the UNEP Marine Litter Conference at the United Nations. The artwork — by Prospect Primary School’s Alaysia Swan, Khamanie Pitt-Nesbitt, Alziae... Read more of this article

Clara Muhammad School To Host Mini Ag Show

Clara Muhammad School To Host Mini Ag Show

The Clara Muhammad School [CMS] is getting set to host a Mini Agricultural Exhibition, including activities for children, baked goods, animals, a student art exhibit, and more. The event will take place on Saturday, April 18 from 10.00am through 3.00pm at the Masjid Muhammad Laffan Street entrance. Children under 5-years-old get in free, while entrance... Read more of this article

Video: Plastic Pollution In Bermuda’s Waters

Video: Plastic Pollution In Bermuda’s Waters

The Race for Water Odyssey crew visited Bermuda recently, having traveled from the Azores as part of their 300-day expedition that is studying the impact of plastic pollution in the ocean globally. That study continued on the island, with the crews work captured on camera and released to the public. A video released by the team features Anne Hyde of... Read more of this article

Stevenson: Boat Strikes Threatening Humpbacks

Stevenson: Boat Strikes Threatening Humpbacks

Photographs recently captured in the Challenger Banks area offer a stark reminder of the perils that whales can face in the ocean, with the whale spotted harbouring a slash across its back that whale researcher Andrew Stevenson said appears to have been caused by the prop of a small boat, lopping off its dorsal fin. Mr Stevenson said, “The North... Read more of this article

Video Highlights: 2015 Earth Hour Celebration

Video Highlights: 2015 Earth Hour Celebration

Bermuda recently played host to its seventh annual celebration of Earth Hour, with people coming from all over the island in order to show their commitment to the environment, enjoy live entertainment, and take part in a ‘Glow Walk.’ Ed Christopher served as the Master of Ceremonies, and the evening’s festivities included musical entertainment,... Read more of this article

BELCO Advisory On Vegetation Management

BELCO Advisory On Vegetation Management

BELCO said they wish to “advise the public that the landscape gardening company Brown & Company Ltd. are working in the vicinity of Southlands in Warwick, as part of BELCO’s ongoing, Island-wide vegetation management program. “The work being carried out near Southlands is to plant native and endemic species, replacing vegetation that... Read more of this article

Video: Race For Water Odyssey Presentation

Video: Race For Water Odyssey Presentation

The Race for Water Odyssey crew recently arrived in Bermuda, having traveled from the Azores as part of their 300-day expedition that is studying the impact of plastic pollution in the ocean globally. The expedition is being put on by the Switzerland-based Race for Water Foundation, and started on March 15, 2015 in Bordeaux, France. According to the... Read more of this article

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