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Video: Greenrock & Partners On Earth Hour

Video: Greenrock & Partners On Earth Hour

Greenrock provided details of this year’s Earth Hour Campaign, saying that the annual Earth Hour Celebrations will take place in Bermuda on Saturday, March 25th. “This year the event will be hosted at City Hall and the success of the initiative is largely due to the significant roles played by our partners BELCO, Corporation of Hamilton,... Read more of this article

Living Green Expo Rescheduled To April 29th

Living Green Expo Rescheduled To April 29th

On Saturday, March 25, Greenrock will host the International Earth Hour Campaign in Hamilton starting from City Hall at 8.30pm, while the Living Green Expo will be rescheduled to Saturday, April 29 at Somersfield Academy from 10.00am to 6.00pm. A spokesperson said, “Greenrock’s Living Green Expo will now take place on Saturday, April 29th at Somersfield... Read more of this article

Greenrock On Illegal Fishing Study & Marine EEZ

Greenrock On Illegal Fishing Study & Marine EEZ

“Bermuda’s EEZ should be protected” with a “no-take EEZ marine conservation area in the shape of a donut from at least 50 miles from the island to the outer reaches of our EEZ, an area in which all fishing and/or other environmental exploitation is banned,” Greenrock said.A spokesperson said, “The world recoiled in horror... Read more of this article

Greenrock Set To Host 2017 Earth Hour Events

Greenrock Set To Host 2017 Earth Hour Events

On Saturday, March 25, Greenrock will host the International Earth Hour Campaign at Hamilton for a night of activities, including the 5k Glow Fun Walk & Run, starting from City Hall at 8.30pm. A spokesperson said, “Join Greenrock in supporting the International Earth Hour Campaign on March 25. Come into Hamilton for a night of activities featuring... Read more of this article

Budget Is ‘Unsustainable And Unimaginative’

Budget Is ‘Unsustainable And Unimaginative’

The budget is “unsustainable and unimaginative” and there are “lost opportunities for positive returns in renewable energy and encouraging a shift to electric or hybrid private vehicles,” Greenrock said. The environmental group said, “From a Greenrock perspective there’s very little to comment on regarding Budget 2017... Read more of this article

Earth Hour 2017 Set To Be Held On March 25th

Earth Hour 2017 Set To Be Held On March 25th

Greenrock is inviting Bermuda to celebrate Earth Hour this year on Saturday, March 25th, to highlight the global challenges of environmental sustainability. “You can participate by simply turning off all non-essential lights from 8:30 pm to 9:30 pm on Saturday, March 25th,” the environmental organisation said. “This action will partner... Read more of this article

Greenrock To Host ‘Living Green Expo’ In March

Greenrock To Host ‘Living Green Expo’ In March

As part of the Earth Hour Campaign in Bermuda, Greenrock will be hosting a Living Green Expo at City Hall on Saturday, March 25th from 9:00 am – 6:00 pm. This event has been designed to connect local businesses in the green economy by providing them with a framework that encourages collaboration, sharing ideas, creating opportunities, and providing... Read more of this article

‘Greenrock Does Not Support Lifting The Ban’

‘Greenrock Does Not Support Lifting The Ban’

Greenrock is encouraging people to attend the meeting about glyphosate based herbicides, saying the purpose of this meeting is to discuss the Glyphosate Monitoring Study Draft Report, which has recommended lifting the ban on the use of glyphosate based herbicides, adding that “Greenrock does not support lifting the ban on these herbicides.” The... Read more of this article

Greenrock Reacts To The 2016 Throne Speech

Greenrock Reacts To The 2016 Throne Speech

Greenrock has reacted to yesterday’s [Nov 7] Throne Speech, saying that it is “disappointed at the lack of any mention” of “climate change,” but “excited about the mention of addressing the issue of plastics on the island.” The environmental group said, “Greenrock is disappointed at the lack of any mention... Read more of this article

Greenrock Hoping Speech Is ‘Greenest One’

Greenrock Hoping Speech Is ‘Greenest One’

“We are looking forward to the upcoming Throne Speech and remain hopeful that it will pleasantly surprise us as being the greenest one to date,” Greenrock said. A statement from the environmental group said, “Monday, November 7th sees the reconvening of Parliament and the announcement of the Government’s policy priorities for the... Read more of this article

Greenrock’s Reaction To Car Rental Proposal

Greenrock’s Reaction To Car Rental Proposal

Greenrock said they were “surprised to learn about the proposal to introduce car rentals,” and said they “would support legislation – such as this proposed amendment – being subject to a more pro-active public consultation approach.” The environmental organisations’s comments follow after the Motor Car Amendment... Read more of this article

Greenrock: “Move From Aspiration To Action”

Greenrock: “Move From Aspiration To Action”

Greenrock is commending the Department of Energy for holding the island’s second ever 2016 Energy Summit, saying that “it is time for Bermuda to move from aspiration to action.” Greenrock Executive Director Jonathan Starling said, “We were happy to participate in the planning of this event as we view conversations on Bermuda’s... Read more of this article

Jonathan Starling Joins Cross Island Committee

Jonathan Starling Joins Cross Island Committee

The head of one of Bermuda’s leading environmental charities has agreed to join a committee tasked with helping to find a lasting use for nine acres of reclaimed land. Jonathan Starling, the Executive Director of Greenrock, will sit on the Cross Island Legacy Committee as a full member. In addition, a member of the ACBDA Legacy and Sustainability... Read more of this article