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Photos: ‘Greaseballs’ Wash Up At Grape Bay

Photos: ‘Greaseballs’ Wash Up At Grape Bay

[Updating] Grape Bay Beach is not looking — or smelling — its most attractive today [Apr 15] with small greyish lumps scattered over the Paget beach. They did not have the most pleasant smell, and while we were on the beach an area resident came up to us and said it was “disgusting” to have to deal with. The conditions at Grape... Read more of this article

Photos: Whales Breach During Ocean Vet Outing

Photos: Whales Breach During Ocean Vet Outing

One of Bernews photographers had the opportunity to tag along with the Ocean Vet team of Dr. Neil Burnie and Choy Aming, getting the chance to see a variety of ocean life in action as the cameras rolled for the production of the 12-part television series.The team has been leaving Flatts inlet on a 30 foot custom Predator catamaran with seven people... Read more of this article

Photos: “Keep Bermuda Buzzing” Bee Fair

Photos: “Keep Bermuda Buzzing” Bee Fair

The Bermuda Environmental Sustainability Taskforce [BEST] hosted a Bee Fair entitled “Keep Bermuda Buzzing” today [Apr 12] at the Bermuda Underwater Exploration Institute [BUEI], educating the public on the importance of bees to nature at large and the skills required to keep and promote their propagation. According to the promotional flyer for... Read more of this article

Photos & Video: Butterflies Flock To New House

Photos & Video: Butterflies Flock To New House

Locals can stop by and watch some of nature’s most beautiful creatures, thanks to a new Butterfly House set up at Brighton Nurseries in Devonshire. Surrounded by flowering plants suitable for attracting butterflies, the aim of the ‘Butterfly House’ is to educate people as well as provide some basic information on butterflies found... Read more of this article

Photos: 2014 Earth Hour Celebration At City Hall

Photos: 2014 Earth Hour Celebration At City Hall

On Saturday night [Mar 29], Bermuda joined with over 150 countries around the world in celebrating Earth Hour, which encourages people to turn off their lights to serve as a visual reminder of the importance of a sustainable lifestyle. Hundreds turned out at City Hall to watch Bermuda’s own Broadway star Rebecca Faulkenberry headline the Earth Hour... Read more of this article

Photos: Living Green Expo At Washington Mall

Photos: Living Green Expo At Washington Mall

From 12.00pm through 5.00pm today [Mar 29], the Washington Mall’s upper level played host to the Living Green Expo, a showcase of environmentally friendly and energy efficient products from a number of vendors, with the event serving as part of today’s Earth Hour festivities.Companies taking part in the Living Green Expo include Bermuda... Read more of this article

Photos: St. George’s Prep Students Visit BIOS

Photos: St. George’s Prep Students Visit BIOS

The children of St. George’s Preparatory School paid a visit to the Bermuda Institute of Ocean Sciences [BIOS] this week in order to learn about “The Secret Life of Fish,” thanks to an initiative sponsored by HSBC.Over the last five years, BIOS has welcomed thousands of primary students through its doors to participate in the Explorer... Read more of this article

Photos/Video: North Shore Weather Conditions

Photos/Video: North Shore Weather Conditions

The island is feeling the effects of a frontal boundary moving across the area, prompting the Bermuda Weather Service to issue a Thunderstorm Advisory and Gale Warning valid for this afternoon [Nov 12] and this evening.The BWS said, “As the frontal boundary continues to move across the area, strong to gale force winds and occasional showers... Read more of this article

Photos: Solar Eclipse During Morning Sunrise

Photos: Solar Eclipse During Morning Sunrise

A partial solar eclipse passed across the skies this morning [Nov 3], offering Bermudians and those around the world a chance to see the rare solar phenomenon.According to USA Today: “This eclipse was a rare ‘hybrid’ eclipse, in which some parts of the Earth see an “annular” eclipse [where the moon does not completely... Read more of this article

Photos/Video: BEST’s Southlands Showcase

Photos/Video: BEST’s Southlands Showcase

Showcasing the Southlands area was the aim of Saturday’s [Oct 26] Open House hosted by the Bermuda Environmental Sustainability Taskforce [BEST]. “The Bermuda public saved Southlands from development and now BEST is inviting the public to join us in celebrating Southlands,” a spokesperson said. Stuart Hayward and Susan Armstrong from... Read more of this article