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Land Rover BAR Bermuda Sustainability Report

Land Rover BAR Bermuda Sustainability Report

Six months after returning to the UK from Bermuda – where the team were based for the 35th America’s Cup – Land Rover BAR are now sharing their learnings and achievements in the Bermuda Sustainability Report, saying that “large sporting events present a unique opportunity to leave a lasting legacy and a positive impact in the communities... Read more of this article

Help Keep Elbow Beautiful At Christmas

Help Keep Elbow Beautiful At Christmas

Each year the Christmas Day party at Elbow Beach gets bigger and bigger. People put on Santa hats, pack a cooler and head to the public beach to meet up with family and friends. While the party-goers enjoy the morning and mid-day fun, there are neighbourhood stakeholders that are helping behind-the-scenes to make it a successful event. Community Partners:... Read more of this article

Group Welcomes National Park Designation

Group Welcomes National Park Designation

Campaign group Take Back Our Park has praised Government for designating Southlands as a national park, and is asking ‘what happens next?’ The House of Assembly passed legislation earlier this month formally designating the land on South Shore as a protected area. The decision was ratified in the Senate. A spokesperson for TBOP said: “It has been... Read more of this article

Bermudian Triathlete Starts Farm In Colorado

Bermudian Triathlete Starts Farm In Colorado

Six months ago Tyler and Nikki Butterfield moved from their home in the mountains and started a family farm with their three children Savana, Walker, and Grace in Longmont, Colorado. Motivated by a desire for space for their children to be outside, the Butterfields now maintain a flourishing hobby farm with a large population of animals. Nikki told... Read more of this article

Artex Team Helps Restoration Of Trunk Island

Artex Team Helps Restoration Of Trunk Island

Last week, 17 Artex employees and their family members participated in a charitable event in partnership with the Bermuda Zoological Society [BZS] – a registered Bermuda charity that supports the Bermuda Aquarium, Museum and Zoo.In 2015 BZS purchased a 2.4 acre lot on Trunk Island, in Harrington Sound, with plans to create an outdoor classroom for... Read more of this article

Global Indemnity Donate $12.5K To Turtle Project

Global Indemnity Donate $12.5K To Turtle Project

Global Indemnity Re has donated $12,500 in support of the 50th anniversary of the Bermuda Turtle Project. A BZS spokesperson said, “The Bermuda Zoological Society [BZS] is pleased to announce that for the fourth consecutive year, Global Indemnity Re [GIR] has supported BZS Conservation. “This year, GIR donated $12.5K in support of the 50th anniversary... Read more of this article

Plan For Aquaponics Farm On Smith’s Island

Plan For Aquaponics Farm On Smith’s Island

The Department of Planning recently approved plans to set up a “small scale aquaponics farm” on Smith’s Island in St George’s. Aquaponics is a system that combines hydroponics [growing plants in water without soil] and aquaculture [fish farming] in a symbiotic environment. The planning application, submitted by Uwe Lipfert and... Read more of this article

Column: Undiscovered Creatures In The Ocean

Column: Undiscovered Creatures In The Ocean

[Opinion column written by Tammy Horton, Andreas Kroh, and Leen Vandepitte] “The oceans cover 70% of the surface of our planet, and yet they are still the least explored,” says Sir David Attenborough in the opening sequence of the recent BBC documentary series Blue Planet II. “Hidden beneath the waves, there are creatures beyond our... Read more of this article

One Communications Holding Beach Cleanup

One Communications Holding Beach Cleanup

One Communications today [Dec 4] announced its inaugural beach cleanup effort taking place this Saturday, December 9th at Frank’s Bay & Railway Trail in Southampton. As part of an ongoing series of community engagements initiated by the staff, the ‘OneCommunity’ team is encouraging friends and family to come together for a few hours... Read more of this article

Long-Standing Bee Hive Removed In Hamilton

Long-Standing Bee Hive Removed In Hamilton

The City of Hamilton today confirmed that a long-standing hive of bees that had taken up residence in a hole in a Poinciana tree at the junction of King and Union Streets by Jubilee Park has been safely removed. Calls to remove the tree had garnered support from concerned neighbouring residents as the bees were deemed by some to be a health hazard. City... Read more of this article

‘EcoRunway’ Combines Fashion & Environment

‘EcoRunway’ Combines Fashion & Environment

Back for its sixth year, Bermuda High School’s EcoRunway event served to combine engineering, fashion and environmental awareness in one showcase. Teams were tasked with creating two outfits made of at least 50% recycled materials: one ready to wear and one avant-garde. These were the only rules, and the designers would be judged on the originality,... Read more of this article

125 Nesting Pairs Of Cahows Identified So Far

125 Nesting Pairs Of Cahows Identified So Far

The Department of Environment and Natural Resources along with LookBermuda’s Nonsuch Expeditions said they are “delighted to announce that the 2018 Cahow Nesting Season is off to a great start, with a record 125 nesting pairs having been identified so far.” “Although we will not know for certain until the birds lay their eggs around... Read more of this article

“Great Start” To 2018 Cahow Nesting Season

“Great Start” To 2018 Cahow Nesting Season

The Cahow Nesting Season is “off to a great start with a record 125 nesting pairs having been identified thus far,” according to the Nonsuch Island website. The story said, “The 2018 Cahow Nesting Season is off to a great start with a record 125 nesting pairs having been identified thus far. Watch the video update with Senior Terrestrial... Read more of this article