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Photos: BTA & KBB Weekend Beach Clean-Up

Photos: BTA & KBB Weekend Beach Clean-Up

The Bermuda Tourism Authority [BTA] and Keep Bermuda Beautiful [KBB] recently marked their fourth public beach clean-up this summer as the groups work to enhance the beach experience for all users, visitors and residents alike. This weekend saw them clean up Elbow Beach, and previous clean-ups have included Clearwater Beach, Mangrove Bay, and Warwick... Read more of this article

Photos: Night Blooming Cereus Flowers

Photos: Night Blooming Cereus Flowers

An event that rarely occurs took place this evening [June 24], with night-blooming cereus flowers seen in the Pitts Bay Road Pembroke area together with Cut Road and Barrack Hill in St. George’s. The night blooming cereus — also called queen of the night, lunar flower, and moon flower — is a member of the cactus family. It does not bloom often,... Read more of this article

Video & Photos: Island To Be “Living Classroom”

Video & Photos: Island To Be “Living Classroom”

The Bermuda Zoological Society [BZS] have purchased a 2.4-acre lot on Trunk Island and now expect to provide classes that utilize the island to some 3,000 students during the school year, which they said is an “amazing opportunity for Bermuda by the creation of a living classroom.” The BZS said, “It was once unusual for the formal... Read more of this article

Photos & Video: Greenrock Eco-Schools Awards

Photos & Video: Greenrock Eco-Schools Awards

Greenrock recently hosted Bermuda’s first Eco-Schools Award Ceremony at BUEI, which highlighted the impact of the environmental programme in the schools and in our community and showcased the efforts of 10 participating schools: public and private, from preschool to college. All the schools are working towards clear goals and 6 schools were recognized... Read more of this article

Photos: KPMG Clean Up At Dellwood School

Photos: KPMG Clean Up At Dellwood School

KPMG held their annual “KPMG Make a Difference Day” on Friday [June 5] with staff members spending the day at Dellwood Middle School. KPMG will adopt Dellwood as a school they will work with providing ongoing support, and to kick off this initiative, KPMG staff spent the day performing various tasks including painting, landscaping and general... Read more of this article

Photos: Earth Hour Celebrations In Bermuda

Photos: Earth Hour Celebrations In Bermuda

On March 28, Greenrock partnered with Waterfront Properties and a number of other organisations to host the seventh annual celebration of Earth Hour in Bermuda, bringing the island’s people together for both fun and raising awareness of environmental issues. The evening’s featured activity was a 5K Glow Fun Walk and Run through the City... Read more of this article

Photos & Video: Annual Children’s Nature Walk

Photos & Video: Annual Children’s Nature Walk

The Bermuda National Trust hosted the Annual Children’s Nature Walk yesterday [Feb 17] at Spittal Pond, with over 160 children and 50 parents attending, and 40 volunteers donating their services. The BNT said, “Spittal Pond Nature Reserve is owned by the Bermuda National Trust and the Bermuda Government. One of Bermuda’s most spectacular open... Read more of this article

Photos: Lightning Bolts Over North Shore

Photos: Lightning Bolts Over North Shore

The Bermuda Weather Service issued a Thunderstorm Advisory and Gale Warning for this evening [Jan 26], and thunderstorms have been apparent, with lightning bolts visible across some areas of the island. The photos below were taken at approximately 7.40pm this evening, from the Baileys Bay area, looking out towards North Shore. The Bermuda Weather Service’s... Read more of this article

Photos: Calm Sunset Caps Off Hectic Weekend

Photos: Calm Sunset Caps Off Hectic Weekend

After a week of storms and restoration work — with the island having the unique misfortune to be hit by two storms back to back —  the sunset glowed a deep red as it fell behind the horizon tonight [Oct 19], with the island returning to the beauty we are known for.A low lying mass of cloud could not stop the show as the sun peeked through,... Read more of this article

Photos & Videos: Tropical Storm Fay Arriving

Photos & Videos: Tropical Storm Fay Arriving

With Tropical Storm Fay traveling towards Bermuda and due to pass by its closest point at 3am on Sunday, the south shore of Bermuda showed signs of the brewing storm with wave activity growing as time drew on. Some spectators made their way to popular South Shore locations to watch the activity, with a few taking to the water and a some surfers riding... Read more of this article

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