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Eco Lunch & Learn On Botanical Gardens

Eco Lunch & Learn On Botanical Gardens

On Thursday [Nov 18], guest speaker Danny R. M. Simmons will outline his plans to revitalise the Botanical Gardens and “restore it to its former, glorious state.” A BEST spokesperson said, “Saved in 2006 from the new hospital development, today Bermuda’s Botanical Gardens has sadly fallen into a state of neglect. Although the Bermuda... Read more of this article

Environmental Sustainability Taskforce Update

Environmental Sustainability Taskforce Update

Following a year of “introspection and strategic planning in 2020,” the Bermuda Environmental Sustainability Taskforce [BEST] said they have “emerged revitalised, refocussed and with a determined commitment to ‘greater collaboration for greater impact’. A spokesperson said, “In March 2021, BEST brought Bermuda’s environmental... Read more of this article

BEST Opposes Amendments To Planning Act

BEST Opposes Amendments To Planning Act

“BEST urges the public to take a stand and make their voices heard regarding these Amendments to the Planning Act,” the Bermuda Environmental Sustainability Taskforce said. A spokesperson said, “Bermuda Environmental Taskforce, [BEST], is extremely concerned about the Amendments to the Planning Act tabled in Parliament last week. Under... Read more of this article

BEST Asks Community To Donate Change Jars

BEST Asks Community To Donate Change Jars

The Bermuda Environmental Sustainability Taskforce [BEST] has launched the ‘Change For BEST’ campaign, asking the community to donate their change jars at Gorham’s. The campaign poster says, “When next shopping at Gorham’s, please consider bringing in your change jar and donating it to BEST. For one week, BEST’s change... Read more of this article

“The Perils Of Plastic Pollution” On April 29

“The Perils Of Plastic Pollution” On April 29

The Bermuda Environmental Sustainability Taskforce [BEST] and the Bermuda College will an Eco Lunch & Learn series presentation entitled “The Perils Of Plastic Pollution” on Thursday [April 29]. A spokesperson said, “The Bermuda Environmental Sustainability Taskforce [BEST] and the Bermuda College are very pleased to announce the... Read more of this article

March 25: Eco Lunch & Learn Presentation

March 25: Eco Lunch & Learn Presentation

The Bermuda Environmental Sustainability Taskforce [BEST] and the Bermuda College will host the third in their Eco Lunch & Learn series presentation on Thursday [March 25] from 1.00pm to 2.00pm. A spokesperson said, “The Bermuda Environmental Sustainability Taskforce [BEST] and the Bermuda College are very pleased to announce the third in their... Read more of this article

BEST Urges Community To Protect The Ocean

BEST Urges Community To Protect The Ocean

The Bermuda Environmental Sustainability Taskforce [BEST] has launched a campaign which urges the community to protect the ocean by reducing carbon footprint, flying less, eating less meat, supporting renewable energy, buying only local or imported fish that is sustainably sourced, and avoiding single-use plastics. The campaign poster says, “As humankind... Read more of this article

BEST Applauds Minister Roban’s Statement

BEST Applauds Minister Roban’s Statement

The Bermuda Environmental Sustainability Taskforce said they applaud Minister of Home Affairs Walter Roban’s statement regarding the elimination of single-use plastics in Bermuda. A spokesperson said, “Bermuda Environmental Sustainability Taskforce [BEST] applauds the Minister of Home Affairs, The Hon. Walter Roban’s statement in the House... Read more of this article

Eco ‘Lunch & Learn’ To Be Held On Feb 25

Eco ‘Lunch & Learn’ To Be Held On Feb 25

The Bermuda Environmental Sustainability Taskforce [BEST] and Bermuda College will be hosting their second ECO Lunch & Learn presentation of the year with BE Solar Director of Development Stratton Hatfield to speak at the February 25 event. The event flyer says, “BEST and the Bermuda College are committed to providing a forum for learning;... Read more of this article

Column: Questions About Fishing Cooperative

Column: Questions About Fishing Cooperative

[Opinion column written by BEST's Kim Smith] Following the joint public announcement on September 30th 2020 by the Government and the Bermuda Economic Development Corporation [BEDC] about the launch of the Bermuda Triangle Fishing Cooperative [BTFC], and the stated intent to “significantly increase Bermuda’s annual local catch”, BEST reached out... Read more of this article

‘Marine Life Don’t Need PPE Plastic Pollution’

‘Marine Life Don’t Need PPE Plastic Pollution’

The Bermuda Environmental Sustainability Taskforce [BEST] has launched a campaign highlighting personal protective equipment [PPE] pollution, urging the community to use reusable/washable masks when possible and properly dispose of single use masks. The campaign poster says, “Fish, turtles, and other marine life don’t need PPE plastic pollution. Yet... Read more of this article

Environmental & Health Groups On 5G

Environmental & Health Groups On 5G

Greenrock, the Bermuda Environmental Sustainability Taskforce, Ocean Rock Wellness, Bermuda Advocates for Safe Technology, and Dr. David Wingate are all joining together to “bring awareness to concerns regarding the potential deployment of 5G technology in Bermuda.” A spokesperson said, “In response to increased community concern,... Read more of this article

BEST Unveils “A New Strategy For The Future”

BEST Unveils “A New Strategy For The Future”

The Bermuda Environmental Sustainability Taskforce [BEST] has unveiled a new strategy to “guide their ongoing work of ensuring the protection, conservation, and preservation of Bermuda’s natural environment.” A spokesperson said, “One of the island’s leading nonprofit environmental organisations, BEST is pleased to announce a new... Read more of this article