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Bermuda Better Energy Plan Student Contest

Bermuda Better Energy Plan Student Contest

Greenrock and BE Solar have just announced a schools competition for the best consultation response on Bermuda’s energy future. “Students have until 5:00pm on Friday the 23rd of November, 2018 to write a response to the consultation and submit it to the Regulatory Authority of Bermuda,” a spokesperson said. “Responses may support... Read more of this article

Column: Protecting Our Marine Environment

Column: Protecting Our Marine Environment

[Written by environmental charity Greenrock] How fortunate we are that the powerful Hurricane Florence took a more Westerly route on its recent course. While our thoughts go out to those impacted by the storm on the US mainland, Hurricane Florence can serve as a good reminder of the importance of ocean health, and reducing our impact on oceans. It is... Read more of this article

Column: Tips On Reducing Plastic Consumption

Column: Tips On Reducing Plastic Consumption

[Opinion column written by Greenrock’s Executive Director Jonathan Starling] Greenrock would like to take this opportunity to wish you all a happy World Environment Day! World Environment Day has been marked by the United Nations on June 5th since 1974, with the aim to promote worldwide awareness and action for the protection of our environment. Every... Read more of this article

Weather: Earth Hour Celebrations Postponed

Weather: Earth Hour Celebrations Postponed

The annual Earth Hour Celebrations were due to take place in Dockyard this weekend, however due to the high winds and inclement weather forecast for this weekend, the organisers said they have postponed all entertainment and activities until next month on the eve of Earth Day. A spokesperson said, “Greenrock would like to remind the entire community... Read more of this article

Greenrock, BNT Not Pleased With ATV Decision

Greenrock, BNT Not Pleased With ATV Decision

“The Minister’s decision to allow ATV’s to operate in the West End on a trial basis flies in the face of the public consultation with only two out of 628 submissions being in support of it,” Greenrock said, adding that they “note with dismay the precedent setting nature of this decision.” Minister Approves One Year Licence This... Read more of this article

Video: Greenrock Announce Earth Hour Event

Video: Greenrock Announce Earth Hour Event

Greenrock held a press conference this morning [March 6] to official announced the 2018 Earth Hour celebrations, which will take place in Dockyard on Saturday, March 24th. A spokesperson said, “Greenrock is pleased to announce that the Annual Earth Hour Celebrations will take place in Dockyard this year on Saturday, March 24th, 2018, however there... Read more of this article

Greenrock Comments On Upcoming Budget

Greenrock Comments On Upcoming Budget

Greenrock has outlined its hopes for today’s budget, highlighting a number of things that they would like to see included. A spokesperson said, “One thing we are hoping to see is increased support for environmental education in the school system, which we think is very important for supporting STEAM learning. Additionally, we know that through... Read more of this article

Greenrock: ‘Kudos To Dept For Starting Process’

Greenrock: ‘Kudos To Dept For Starting Process’

“We are in support of this initiative, and believe it is beneficial to both public health and the marine environment,” Greenrock‘s Executive Director Jonathan Starling said following news that the Government plans to remove 17 abandoned boats from the waters. The Department of Environment & Natural Resources and the Department of Marine... Read more of this article

Young Reporters For Environment Competition

Young Reporters For Environment Competition

Young Reporters for the Environment [YRE] is an international competition where students identify an environmental issue of relevance to the island [including global issues with local implications], research the topic, develop a written, photo or video journalism project around the issue where they present not only their findings but their solutions... Read more of this article

Greenrock: ‘Wider Impact On Our Ecosystem’

Greenrock: ‘Wider Impact On Our Ecosystem’

Following the Minister’s statement on importing restricted concentrated forms of glyphosate herbicide, environmental organisation Greenrock said while they are currently studying the statement, their “primary concern is that the studies completed by the Government to date only account for human health and have not looked at the wider impact... Read more of this article

Greenrock: ‘Challenge Of Climate Change’

Greenrock: ‘Challenge Of Climate Change’

Greenrock said they look forward to the 2017 Throne Speech ”with hope for a greater focus on renewable energy and sustainability,” saying that “in particular we hope that the challenge of climate change – the great challenge for Bermuda and humanity for the 21st Century, is front and center.”The environmental organisation... Read more of this article

Deadline For Submissions On Net Metering

Deadline For Submissions On Net Metering

Update: The deadline has been extended to Wednesday, August 2nd. Greenrock is reminding the members of the public that the deadline for submitting feedback regarding net metering is tomorrow [July 28]. Executive Director of Greenrock, Jonathan Starling said, “Greenrock would like to remind members of the public that the deadline for submitting feedback... Read more of this article

Greenrock Congratulates Premier Burt & PLP

Greenrock Congratulates Premier Burt & PLP

Greenrock has congratulated the Premier and the Progressive Labour Party [PLP] on their election victory. Executive Director of Greenrock, Jonathan Starling said, “Greenrock would like to congratulate Premier David Burt and the Progressive Labour Party on their election victory and forming the new Government. “We look forward to working with... Read more of this article