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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

Photos: CedarBridge Students, KBB Clean Up

Photos: CedarBridge Students, KBB Clean Up

CedarBridge Academy’s Teen Girls in Focus group helped with the Keep Bermuda Beautiful clean-up of Pontoons in Spanish Point on Saturday [Sept 20], and recorded data on what they found, with bottle caps and cigarette butts the most frequently recorded items. Ms. Alicia Zuill, who has been the team leader of Teen Girls in Focus since its inception... Read more of this article

Photos: International Park[ing] Day In The City

Photos: International Park[ing] Day In The City

International Park[ing] Day was celebrated on Friday [Sept 19] and for the second year Bermuda participated with participants invited to use their imagination and create alternative visions for selected car parking spaces in the City for one day.A spokesperson previously said, “Park[ing] Day is an annual event, begun in San Francisco nine years... Read more of this article

Photos: Bee Swarm Found On Front Street

Photos: Bee Swarm Found On Front Street

[Updated] Officials from the Department of Environmental Protection are presently on Front Street this afternoon [Sept 4] after a large bee swarm was found opposite the Beach Restaurant. The bees are, at present, located in a tree and plans are being made to remove them. Further details are limited at this time, however we have asked officials for... Read more of this article

Photos & Video: Weather As Hurricane Nears

Photos & Video: Weather As Hurricane Nears

[Updated with video] Hurricane Cristobal is presently churning away in the Atlantic, located some 366 nautical miles west of the island, with the storm carrying maximum sustained winds near 80 mph [130 km/h] with higher gusts.The latest update from the Bermuda Weather Service today [Aug 27] said that Hurricane Cristobal’s closest point of approach... Read more of this article

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

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