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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

Greenrock & HSBC To Present Water Explorer

Greenrock & HSBC To Present Water Explorer

Environmental charity Global Action Plan [GAP] UK and HSBC in Bermuda are getting set to collaborate with Greenrock Bermuda to introduce the Water Explorer Programme to the island’s schools, an educational programme that focuses on environmental behaviour change. The program seeks to engage 9,000 students across 11 countries over a two-year period... Read more of this article

Dr. David Chapman To Lecture At Corange 2015

Dr. David Chapman To Lecture At Corange 2015

The Corange Science 2015 Public Forum is set to be held on January 26, 2015, with Bermudian Dr. David Chapman to deliver an address entitled “Unexpected Yet Understandable: Development as a Barrier to Renewable Energy in Bermuda.” The lecture will begin at 6.30pm at Bermuda College, North Hall G301. Dr. Chapman – who earned his PhD through... Read more of this article

Fourth Flare Sighting Investigated, Nothing Found

Fourth Flare Sighting Investigated, Nothing Found

A reported flare sighting on Tuesday [Dec 30] resulted in a police land unit requested to make observations on North Shore Road but reported nothing unusual. This marks the fourth reported flare sighting over the holiday period with the first report on December 21st, second report on December 23rd and third report on December 24th. A Bermuda Maritime... Read more of this article

2014 Christmas Bird Count Records 92 Species

2014 Christmas Bird Count Records 92 Species

This ‘sneezing’ Snow Goose pictured below was one of 92 species of birds recorded on the annual Christmas Bird Count, the Bermuda Audubon Society said. In a post on social media yesterday, the Society said, “Count week finished yesterday with a further 6 species seen during the week. This week marked the 40th count to be held in... Read more of this article

Trash & Recycling Collection Schedule Reminder

Trash & Recycling Collection Schedule Reminder

The Waste Management section of the Ministry of Public Works said they would like to remind the public that West End garbage will be collected tomorrow, Wednesday, December 31st and East End garbage will be collected on Friday, January 2nd. “Recycling will be collected next Thursday in the West and Friday in the East per the regular every-other-week... Read more of this article

BNT’s 2015 Earth Day Student Video Competition

BNT’s 2015 Earth Day Student Video Competition

The Bermuda National Trust [BNT] is inviting students to participate in the 2015 Earth Day Student Video Competition to raise awareness of the connection between our fragile environment and the choices we make. The BNT said, “Showcase your creativity and commitment to the healthy future of our island and planet by creating a 2 to 4 minute video... Read more of this article

Third Flare Sighting May Be Chinese Lanterns

Third Flare Sighting May Be Chinese Lanterns

A third distress flare sighting on the night of Christmas Eve [Dec 24] may have been Chinese Lanterns according to Bermuda Radio officials. This marks the third reported flare sighting this week with the first report on Dec 21st and second report on Dec 23rd. A Bermuda Maritime Operations Centre [BMOC] spokesperson said, “On Wednesday 24th December... Read more of this article

Another Flare Report, Likely Atmospheric Event

Another Flare Report, Likely Atmospheric Event

A reported flare sighting last night [Dec 23] resulted in a police land unit requested to make observations but reported nothing unusual, and Bermuda Maritime Operations Centre said “what was observed may have been atmospheric,” markin the second report of this nature in the past few days. A spokesperson said, “On Tuesday 23rd December... Read more of this article

Flare Sighting “Possibly Atmospheric In Nature”

Flare Sighting “Possibly Atmospheric In Nature”

A reported flare sighting this past Sunday [Dec 21] “was most likely not marine distress flares but possibly something atmospheric in nature,” the Bermuda Maritime Operations Centre said. A spokesperson said, “Bermuda Maritime Operations Centre [BMOC] was notified of suspected flares sighted between Church Bay and The Great Sound.... Read more of this article


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