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2010 Commemorative Cahow Coin Issued

2010 Commemorative Cahow Coin Issued

The Bermuda Monetary Authority [BMA] released its newest commemorative coin; the Bermuda Petrel (Cahow) Coin 2010. The currency team at the BMA consulted with Dr. David Wingate, who is a wellknown local conservationist and ornithologist, on the image of the bird to be portrayed on the coin. The Bermuda Petrel, better known as the Cahow, is indigenous... Read more of this article

Dr Wingate on Bermuda, Oil Spills & Animals

Dr Wingate on Bermuda, Oil Spills & Animals

The Bermuda Environmental Alliance [BEA] has an article up in which noted conservationist Dr David Wingate recalls a previous oil spill decades ago; its impact on Bermuda and our animals as well as discusses the present day scenario. Researchers recently concluded that the oil spill disaster from the Gulf of Mexico explosion may pass by Bermuda in... Read more of this article

Video: Bermuda Documentary: “Rare Bird” Preview

Video: Bermuda Documentary: “Rare Bird” Preview

“Rare Bird” is a Bermudian made documentary about a boy who discovered a cahow, a species thought to be extinct for over 300 years. Produced and directed by Bermudian Lucinda Spurling in 2006, the documentary has been shown on the PBS Channel, and at film festivals locally, in North America and as far away as India and New Zealand. Listen... Read more of this article