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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

Deadline For National Fuels Policy Submission

Deadline For National Fuels Policy Submission

Greenrock is reminding the public that the deadline for submissions of responses to the National Fuels Policy currently before public consultation is tomorrow [July 7]. Greenrock said. “Greenrock would like to encourage individuals to submit responses to the National Fuels Policy currently before public consultation, and reminds the public that the... Read more of this article

Greenrock Holds School Awards Ceremony

Greenrock Holds School Awards Ceremony

Greenrock held its School Awards Ceremony for the 2016-2017 school year on World Oceans Day, Thursday, June 8th. Hosted by lead donor HSBC, the Awards Ceremony recognised the successes and participations of schools in two of Greenrock’s environmental education programmes, Eco-Schools and Water Explorers. The awards ceremony featured guest speaker... Read more of this article

World Oceans Day: ‘Our Oceans, Our Future’

World Oceans Day: ‘Our Oceans, Our Future’

Today, Thursday June 8th, is World Oceans Day, a global day of ocean celebration and focusing on marine sustainability. The theme for World Oceans Day 2017 is ‘Our Oceans, Our Future’. Additionally, the action focus for this year is ‘encouraging solutions to plastic pollution and preventing marine litter for a healthier ocean and a better future’. Greenrock... Read more of this article

Greenrock To Host First ‘Eco-Camp’ In July

Greenrock To Host First ‘Eco-Camp’ In July

Greenrock will be holding their first ever summer camp throughout July, with an aim to connect participants with Bermuda’s environment and raise awareness about sustainability issues relevant to Bermuda. It will provide campers with the opportunity to actively protect the environment, including conservation activities such as protecting our coastlines... Read more of this article

“Disappointment” At USA Out Of Climate Deal

“Disappointment” At USA Out Of Climate Deal

U.S. President Donald Trump announced on Thursday [June 1] that the United States would withdraw from the Paris climate accord, with Bermuda environmental organisation Greenrock saying that while they are still reflecting on the repercussions of the USA’s decision, their “initial thoughts are that of extreme disappointment.” The deal,... Read more of this article

Concern Over Coot Pond ‘Commercialisation’

Concern Over Coot Pond ‘Commercialisation’

[Updated] The Bermuda Environmental Sustainability Taskforce [BEST] and Greenrock said they are “concerned about the creeping commercialisation of areas outside of the five beaches plan of the Bermuda Tourism Authority.” “Under the existing plan only five beaches are designated for development and concessions – Horseshoe Bay,... Read more of this article

Greenrock: Bermuda At An “Energy Crossroads”

Greenrock: Bermuda At An “Energy Crossroads”

Greenrock has acknowledged BELCO’s statement, saying that “it comes as no surprise that the existing plant is nearing the end of its life and that BELCO desperately needs to replace it – this was made clear in their 2012 North Power Station plan.” A spokesperson said, “At the same time, the reality of human induced climate... Read more of this article

Artex Helps Build Elementary School Garden

Artex Helps Build Elementary School Garden

A team of Artex employees participated in a charitable event, sponsored by Greenrock, a registered Bermuda charity that focuses on environmental education and wider sustainability issues. Artex provided both the financial assistance and hands-on labor to build an eco-school garden, including sweet potatoes and fruit trees, at West Pembroke Primary School,... Read more of this article

Greenrock On Relocation Plan For Sea Turtles

Greenrock On Relocation Plan For Sea Turtles

“Greenrock was surprised by the announcement to capture and relocate sea turtles from the Great Sound for May and June, it is certainly an interesting initiative, and one that raises some questions for consideration,” Greenrock Executive Director Jonathan Starling said. Earlier this month the Government said that in “anticipation of intense... Read more of this article