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Video: BTA Highlights Humpback Whales

Video: BTA Highlights Humpback Whales

The Bermuda Tourism Authority [BTA] has released a video titled ‘The Tale of the Bermuda Whale,’ noting that “humpback whales are a sight to be seen during their annual retreat to Bermuda’s waters.” The video’s description says, “The humpback whales are a sight to be seen during their annual retreat to Bermuda’s... Read more of this article

Video: CahowCams Capture Egg Laying

Video: CahowCams Capture Egg Laying

The CahowCams on Nonsuch Island recently captured a live stream of a female Cahow laying an egg, with the first chicks expected to hatch “during the last few days of February, following the 50 to 53-day incubation period.” A spokesperson said, “On January 18 at 7:17pm, the female returned to the CahowCam2 burrow where her mate had... Read more of this article

Govt: Dog Incidents, Reporting, Ticketing & More

Govt: Dog Incidents, Reporting, Ticketing & More

Following the four dog-biting incidents on Friday, the Department of Environment and Natural Resources said that “full implementation of the Dogs Act 2008 in this first calendar quarter will mandate that all incidents of dogs causing injury to be reported” and “ticketing for minor offences under the Dogs Act 2008 will also begin.” A... Read more of this article

Richardson: ‘Dog Attacks Are Out Of Hand’

Richardson: ‘Dog Attacks Are Out Of Hand’

“The dog attacks in this country are out of hand,” Opposition Deputy Leader Jarion Richardson said. “I’ve been working with residents in one area for months regarding an attack that left a man severely injured. There’s to date been no enforcement action against the dog’s owner. “The enforcement process is clearly a bureaucratic... Read more of this article

2022 Was Record Year For Cahow Recovery

2022 Was Record Year For Cahow Recovery

In 2022, the Cahow Recovery Program produced a record number of 156 breeding pairs and 77 successfully fledged chicks, up from 143 pairs producing 71 chicks in 2021, and significantly up from the 18 pairs that produced 7 to 8 chicks annually back in the early 1960s. In providing an update, Jeremy Madeiros, Principle Terrestrial Conservation Officer... Read more of this article

Brew “Santa Paws” Raises Funds For SPCA

Brew “Santa Paws” Raises Funds For SPCA

Brew hosted their first annual “Santa Paws” event in conjunction with the Bermuda SPCA, with dogs and their humans visiting to take a photo with Santa, while raising funds to support the SPCA. A spokesperson said, “On Saturday December 17th, Brew hosted its first annual Santa Paws event in conjunction with the Bermuda SPCA. “We... Read more of this article

New ‘Private Dog Park’ Opens In Smith’s

New ‘Private Dog Park’ Opens In Smith’s

Amy Terceira, certified dog behavior consultant and owner of Dog Gone Good, has opened a “private for hire dog park” in Smith’s. A spokesperson said, “Public dog parks can be a free for all, unsafe, and a risky place to socialize your dog. That’s why Amy Terceira, certified dog behavior consultant and owner of Dog Gone Good, decided... Read more of this article

‘Pawsitively Purrfect’ Donates $3,530 To SPCA

‘Pawsitively Purrfect’ Donates $3,530 To SPCA

JM Smucker and Butterfield & Vallis donated $3,530 to Bermuda Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals [SPCA]. A spokesperson said, “JM Smucker and Butterfield & Vallis recently completed another cycle of their “Pawsitively Purrfect” campaign. With the purchase of any JM Smucker pet food and pet snack product [including Milk Bone,... Read more of this article

Wallpaper Wednesday: Bermuda Longtail Flag

Wallpaper Wednesday: Bermuda Longtail Flag

The latest design in Bernews’ weekly Wallpaper Wednesday series features a longtail bird in a Bermuda flag pattern. To access more phone wallpapers with Bermudian themes, as well as social media cover graphics, visit BermudaCovers.com, and if you would like to request a specific Bermuda-related phone wallpaper design, please feel free to email... Read more of this article

Wallpaper Wednesday: Longtail & Bermuda Flag

Wallpaper Wednesday: Longtail & Bermuda Flag

The latest design in Bernews’ weekly Wallpaper Wednesday series features a design incorporating the Bermuda flag, a scenic background and the longtail, an iconic bird in Bermuda. To access more phone wallpapers with Bermudian themes, as well as social media cover graphics, visit BermudaCovers.com, and if you would like to request a specific Bermuda-related... Read more of this article

Photos, Video, 360: SPCA ‘Paws To The Park’

Photos, Video, 360: SPCA ‘Paws To The Park’

The Bermuda Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals [SPCA] hosted ‘Paws to the Park’ at Botanical Gardens today [Oct 30], with prizes given for the best dressed dog and the best dressed human. The organisers previously said the event would consist “of a fun Halloween-themed walk through the Botanical Gardens where kids... Read more of this article

Oct 30: SPCA To Host ‘Paws To The Park’

Oct 30: SPCA To Host ‘Paws To The Park’

The Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals [SPCA] will be hosting a ‘Paws to the Park’ fundraiser on Sunday, October 30 at Botanical Gardens. A spokesperson said, “The event consists of a fun Halloween-themed walk through the Botanical Gardens where kids can collect treats along the way. There will be some great vendors,... Read more of this article

New Shark Added To Bermuda’s Fish Fauna

New Shark Added To Bermuda’s Fish Fauna

A new species of shark – the Ragged-tooth shark –  has “now been officially added to list of fishes found in Bermuda waters.” In a recent edition of the Envirotalk newsletter, Dr. Joanna Pitt said, “A new species of shark, the Ragged-tooth shark [also known as the Small tooth sand tiger and, scientifically, as Odontaspis... Read more of this article