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Photos/Video: Objections Over Removal Of Trees

Photos/Video: Objections Over Removal Of Trees

[Updated: Protest ends after area MP Walton Brown steps in] Area residents plus a few people from the Bermuda Environmental Sustainability Taskforce [BEST] gathered on Ewing Street this morning [Aug 5] to protest the removal of trees on Ewing Street by the Corporation of Hamilton. BEST previously raised their objections to this, and speaking today... Read more of this article

Photos: Groundswell Lionfish Tournament

Photos: Groundswell Lionfish Tournament

[Updated] The 2014 Groundswell Lionfish Tournament was held today [July 19] with the weigh-in taking place at the Bermuda Institute of Ocean Sciences [BIOS] at 3pm, after members of the public were invited to help eradicate the invasive pest by joining in by “Eating ‘Em to Beat ‘Em.”Approximately ninety four people took part in catching seventy... Read more of this article

Photos: Last Night’s Lightning & Thunderstorm

Photos: Last Night’s Lightning & Thunderstorm

[Updated] Lightning could be seen — and heard — last night [May 24], with nature putting on an electrifying display as a flurry of lightning bolts came crashing down over the island. The good news is it looks like the bad weather may have cleared in time for tomorrow’s holiday, with the Bermuda Weather Service saying, “High pressure... Read more of this article

Flowers Abound As St. George’s “Blooms”

Flowers Abound As St. George’s “Blooms”

Flowers and plants were highlighted recently in the east end, with several colourful displays highlighting the spring season for the “St George’s in Bloom” event. Displays included a large arrangement donated by Sousa’s featuring a lush green plant bordered by flowers, as well as plants and flowers in urns, a decorative wooden... Read more of this article

Photos: Agricultural Exhibition Flower Displays

Photos: Agricultural Exhibition Flower Displays

The 2014 Agricultural Exhibition got underway on Thursday [Apr 24], with the three day event attracting thousands of attendees to see the numerous competitions in and out of the ring. The Floriculture Division sees some of the island’s most talented gardeners putting their best work on display, with a stunning display of flowers on show at the Botanical... Read more of this article

Photos: Floriculture At The Agricultural Exhibition

Photos: Floriculture At The Agricultural Exhibition

The 2014 Agricultural Exhibition got underway at the Botanical Gardens yesterday [Apr 24] with crowds filing into the grounds to enjoy the event. The three day event will see numerous competitions in and out of the ring; including the Floriculture Division which will see some of the island’s most talented gardeners putting their best work on display.Awards... Read more of this article

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


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