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Slideshow: Lights & Clouds Of Evening Sunset

Slideshow: Lights & Clouds Of Evening Sunset

As the sun set this evening [Oct 17] the sky lit up with a blend of bright colours reflecting off the cloud formations. Hues of orange, red and yellow intertwined with the darker shades of the clouds to paint a temporary piece of art for those who witnessed it. Related StoriesFirst Full Moon On Christmas Since 1977 Photos: NASA Images... Read more of this article

Photos: The Sunset Before The Storm

Photos: The Sunset Before The Storm

Tropical Storm Leslie continues to make her way towards the island, and as of 9pm this evening [Sept 9] is 220 miles south-east of Bermuda, and moving towards the north at 8mph with maximum sustained winds near 65mph [100km/h].The Bermuda Weather Service said Leslie’s closest point of approach is forecast to be 142 nautical miles to the east... Read more of this article

Photos: Coral Spawn Seen In East End Waters

Photos: Coral Spawn Seen In East End Waters

Some of the island’s powerboat racers could be seen zooming past the coral spawn as they made their way through the east end during the Around the Island race yesterday [Aug 12], as small sections of the island’s waters took on a coral/pinkish tinge as a result of coral spawning.Coral spawn — a sign the coral reefs are reproducing... Read more of this article

Photos: Seymour’s Pond “Blooms” Pink

Photos: Seymour’s Pond “Blooms” Pink

The Department of Conservation Services carried out preliminary tests on a sample from Seymour’s Pond in Southampton and found  single-celled plankton and numerous bacterial cells which are known to produce striking pink “blooms” in salt ponds. A spokesperson said: “The Department of Conservation Services has today carried out... Read more of this article

Photos: 2011 Bermuda Christmas At Night

Photos: 2011 Bermuda Christmas At Night

Bermudians have decked their homes with holiday cheer during the festive season, with numerous homes island-wide featuring Christmas-themed decorations. The slideshow below features more than a hundred photos showing properties in St. George’s Town Square, Crawl Hill in Hamilton parish, St. Mark’s Road in Smiths, North Shore Road in Flatts,... Read more of this article

‘Bermuda’ Book’s Local Launch Party

‘Bermuda’ Book’s Local Launch Party

The official local launch of the new photography book “Bermuda” — which paints an intimate portrait of the island, its people and its culture — will be held next Monday [Dec. 5] at the Coral Beach Club. Bermuda architect Georgia Crowe Benevides and her her photographer/writer friend Kathryn M. Deane — a life-long visitor... Read more of this article

Cooper’s Island: Another Acre Officially Opens

Cooper’s Island: Another Acre Officially Opens

Another acre of land at Cooper’s Island was officially opened to the public following a three year project to restore the nature reserve to its natural aesthetic beauty as a critical wildlife habitat. Two peninsulas of land are officially open to the Bermuda community for their exploration and enjoyment.- HSBC Bermuda, the Ministry of Public Works... Read more of this article

Photos & Videos: Tucker’s Point Walking Tour

Photos & Videos: Tucker’s Point Walking Tour

[Updated] This afternoon [Mar.6] a group of environmental and social/historical organisations hosted a walking tour of the Tucker’s Point area that will be affected by the Special Development Order [SDO] just passed by the House of Assembly. Host organisations included the Bermuda Audubon Society, Bermuda National Trust, Bermuda Environmental and... Read more of this article

Bermuda Photos: World Wetlands Day

Bermuda Photos: World Wetlands Day

Today [Feb 2] is World Wetlands Day which marks the anniversary of the signing of the Convention on Wetlands [the Ramsar Convention] forty years ago, recognizing the importance of wetlands worldwide and the need to protect them. In 1999, seven of Bermuda’s wetlands were designated as Ramsar Sites.Minister of Public Works Derrick Burgess encouraged... Read more of this article

Sheer Beauty: Sunset Before The Storm

Sheer Beauty: Sunset Before The Storm

Bringing to mind the old adage “the calm before the storm”, the photos below show the last sunset before the island is expected to take a direct hit from the massive Hurricane Igor starting later today, and lasting through the night. They were taken at 7:30pm yesterday evening [Sept 18] at Shelley Bay Beach on North Shore, and do show a... Read more of this article

Photos: Waves Crashing at Spittal Pond

Photos: Waves Crashing at Spittal Pond

For the third time this hurricane season, a weather system weakened as it approached Bermuda, sparing the island from any ill effects. Tropical Storm Fiona was due to come within 10 miles of Bermuda early this morning [Sept 4], however last night it was downgraded to a depression, and at 11:40pm last night the US National Hurricane Service downgraded... Read more of this article

Photos: South Shore Waves in Smiths

Photos: South Shore Waves in Smiths

Although Bermuda is not expected to take a head-on hit from Hurricane Danielle, the impact of the weather system is evident on the South Shore where rough seas and waves can be seen crashing in this afternoon [Aug 28]. The photos below were taken at Watch Hill Park in Smiths at approximately 2pm today, when Danielle was forecast to be approximately... Read more of this article

Photos: Pre-Storm Surf At Horseshoe Bay

Photos: Pre-Storm Surf At Horseshoe Bay

The ocean is starting to show signs of the winds of Hurricane Danielle as rougher seas and high waves can be seen this afternoon (Aug 27) at Horseshoe Bay Beach. Despite the Department of Park’s Lifeguard Service posting yellow warning flags at Horseshoe Bay, tourists and locals alike can be seen in the waters enjoying the surf. Hurricane Danielle... Read more of this article