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KBB’s Annual Trash Art Workshop On June 1st

KBB’s Annual Trash Art Workshop On June 1st

The Keep Bermuda Beautiful [KBB] Trash Art Workshop will be held at the Bermuda Society of Arts Gallery on Saturday, June 1st. A spokesperson said, “KBB”s 8th Annual Trash Art Workshop at Bermuda Society of Arts Gallery on June 1, 2019. Help raise awareness about plastic pollution in our ocean and the serious threat it poses to marine life. “Sign... Read more of this article

College To Have ‘Balloon-Free Graduation’

College To Have ‘Balloon-Free Graduation’

Bermuda College’s Commencement ceremony this Thursday will be slightly different, with the College saying they are “deliberately moving away from the use of traditional balloons as an integral part of its decorations and gift sales.” The College is an awarded Eco-school and has committed to implement environmentally sustainable behaviours... Read more of this article

Dept: Water Discoloration, No Pollution Concerns

Dept: Water Discoloration, No Pollution Concerns

The Department of Environment and Natural Resources is advising that there is “slight water discoloration in the St. George’s area near the Causeway.“Discoloration of the water is due to fine sediment washing over the ground near the wastewater treatment plant, as a result of a new backup disposal borehole being drilled,” a spokesperson... Read more of this article

‘Requiem’ Selected For British Film Festival

‘Requiem’ Selected For British Film Festival

[Updated] Alex Godfrey’s short documentary – Requiem – has been included in the official selection for the British Documentary Film Festival, screening at the Empire Cinema, Leicester Square in London this week. The documentary, which was filmed in Bermuda, explores the disappearance of sharks around Bermuda, and was shown here recently at the... Read more of this article

Please Report Sealed Containers Found On Shore

Please Report Sealed Containers Found On Shore

The Department of Environment and Natural Resources is advising the public that “sealed containers of liquid” that are “found washed onto the shore should not be handled or opened.” A Government spokesperson said, “These containers may contain liquids that present a health and safety or environmental risk. A recent container... Read more of this article

Longtail Hatching Seen Live On New Webcam

Longtail Hatching Seen Live On New Webcam

Nonsuch Expeditions, the Cornell Lab of Ornithology and the Department of Environment and Natural Resources teams said they are proud to announce the arrival of their latest ‘cam chick,’ a baby Longtail, also called a White tailed Tropicbird, which hatched during the afternoon of April 23rd. Below is a photo of the first time that the chick... Read more of this article

Video: ‘Greetings From Bermuda’ Art Mural

Video: ‘Greetings From Bermuda’ Art Mural

A new Bermuda-themed mural was unveiled on Church Street in Hamilton, and a video was released that shows a look behind the scenes. The mural, which has been painted on the side of the Dorchester building, was commissioned by the Green family. It evokes a vintage postcard, featuring Bermudian landmarks and symbols, such as a longtail, the Hamilton Princess... Read more of this article

Minister Congratulates Grow Eat Save Graduates

Minister Congratulates Grow Eat Save Graduates

Last week, the Minister of Public Works Lt/Col David Burch addressed the graduates of the 5th Grow! Eat! $ave! programme. Grow! Eat! $ave! is an initiative of Nutrition Services of the Department of Health with the aim of encouraging the public to eat more vegetables, teach sustainable nutrition and at the same time save money. It is offered to the... Read more of this article

Photos: Bluebird Nesting Season Underway

Photos: Bluebird Nesting Season Underway

The Happy Bird Company has announced the first sighting of five bluebird eggs to start the nesting season, with hatching expected to commence within the next few days.A spokesperson said, “This unique bluebird box was designed and produced by university product design student Christian Chin-Gurret, who has added a novel feature by which the... Read more of this article

Final Lecture Of Eco Lunch & Learn Series

Final Lecture Of Eco Lunch & Learn Series

BEST and Bermuda College are inviting the public to their final lecture of their Eco Lunch & Learn Series in the North Hall at Bermuda College on Thursday, April 25th from 1.00pm to 2.00pm. A spokesperson said, “The community are invited to attend this last in their Eco series, on Thursday, April 25th from 1pm to 2pm, at Bermuda College,... Read more of this article

Mural Highlights Importance Of Healthy Oceans

Mural Highlights Importance Of Healthy Oceans

As part of Earth Day celebrations out here, the Bermuda Tourism Authority unveiled a Meredith Andrews mural designed to “teach the perils of ocean plastic and to serve as a reminder that a healthy Atlantic Ocean is essential to Bermuda’s tourism success.” The artwork is now available for the public to see at the new Hamilton Visitor Services... Read more of this article

Longtail Chick Expected To Hatch For Easter

Longtail Chick Expected To Hatch For Easter

After seven successful seasons running the CahowCam, the Nonsuch Expeditions Team is launching an additional TropicBird/LongTail Cam, and they said that a chick is expected to hatch just in time for Easter. Jean-Pierre Rouja, the Nonsuch Expeditions Team Leader, said: “This camera located in one of the artificial burrows above the stairs on the... Read more of this article

Photos/Video: National Trust Palm Sunday Walk

Photos/Video: National Trust Palm Sunday Walk

Large crowds of people turned out at the west end of the island for the Bermuda National Trust Palm Sunday Walk this afternoon [April 14]. The approximate five mile walk started from Cross Island in Dockyard with participants following a route to places that the public does not regularly get to explore that included some points of cultural and natural... Read more of this article