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Final Public Consultation For Draft Blue Plan

Final Public Consultation For Draft Blue Plan

The Ministry of Home Affairs reminds the public that the final public consultation event for the Draft Blue Prosperity Plan will be held tomorrow [Sept 28] at St. James Church Hall, Somerset, from 6:00 to 7:30 p.m. A Government spokesperson said, “It is essential for all parties interested in the future use of our waters to participate in these... Read more of this article

KBB To Hold Island-Wide Coastal Clean-Up

KBB To Hold Island-Wide Coastal Clean-Up

Keep Bermuda Beautiful [KBB] has announced the dates for the annual island-wide Coastal Clean-Up, sponsored by EY Bermuda. A spokesperson said, “The 2022 event is scheduled from September 29th to October 9th and includes more than 60 beaches and coastal areas across the island. This year’s event will include community coastal clean-ups in each of... Read more of this article

New Shark Added To Bermuda’s Fish Fauna

New Shark Added To Bermuda’s Fish Fauna

A new species of shark – the Ragged-tooth shark –  has “now been officially added to list of fishes found in Bermuda waters.” In a recent edition of the Envirotalk newsletter, Dr. Joanna Pitt said, “A new species of shark, the Ragged-tooth shark [also known as the Small tooth sand tiger and, scientifically, as Odontaspis... Read more of this article

Webinar On Reusable Schemes For Restaurants

Webinar On Reusable Schemes For Restaurants

Beyond Plastic Bermuda will host free webinar entitled, “Reusables For Bermuda’s Restaurants”, on Tuesday [Sept 27], at 10:00am. A spokesperson said, “Beyond Plastic Bermuda is very pleased to announce it is hosting a free webinar to be presented by the U.S. based Perpetual organisation, on Tuesday, September 27th, at 10:00am. “Perpetual... Read more of this article

NHC Monitoring 5 Systems In Atlantic Ocean

NHC Monitoring 5 Systems In Atlantic Ocean

While Bermudians are keeping a close eye on Hurricane Fiona – which is expected to impact us starting later today [Sept 22] – officials at the National Hurricane Center are monitoring five different disturbances in the Atlantic Ocean. NOAA tweeted the animation below and said, “Tropical activity has really picked up in the Atlantic... Read more of this article

Youth Climate Summit Set For November

Youth Climate Summit Set For November

The Bermuda Underwater Exploration Institute will present their Youth Climate Summit [YCS] from November 21 to November 26. A spokesperson said, “The Bermuda Underwater Exploration Institute is pleased to announce the return of our Youth Climate Summit November 21 to 26th. Once again, students ages 13-22 will have the opportunity to liaise with... Read more of this article

Bermuda Parish Garden Competition

Bermuda Parish Garden Competition

The Department of Health is reminding the public to register for the Bermuda Parish Garden Competition 2022 with the theme ‘Let’s grow together.’ A spokesperson said, “The categories are School Garden, Community Garden, Non-Traditional Garden, Small Garden and Large Garden. “The registration deadline is September 22 at forms.gov.bm/gardencompetition.... Read more of this article

Sept 24: Island SOS On Sustainable Tourism

Sept 24: Island SOS On Sustainable Tourism

The eighth and final instalment of the Bermuda Underwater Exploration Institute’s [BUEI] eight-part Island SOS [Sustainable Ocean Strategies] series is scheduled to take place at BUEI on Saturday [Sept 24] at 4.00pm. A spokesperson said, “The final island nation being celebrated is the Azores, with a presentation by Carolina Mendonça, Coordinator... Read more of this article

‘Expressions Of Interest’ Invited For Southlands

‘Expressions Of Interest’ Invited For Southlands

The Government is inviting “expression of interest for renovation or development & use” of Southlands Park in Warwick, noting that it is “endowed with great potentials which are worth considering for Public Private Partnership initiatives to make it become more beneficial to the community” and for “purposes that will... Read more of this article

Video: Draft Blue Prosperity Plan Consultation

Video: Draft Blue Prosperity Plan Consultation

A public consultation event was held yesterday [Sept 15] at St. Paul’s AME Centennial Church Hall in Hamilton, with the event aiming to provide information and receive feedback on the creation of Bermuda’s Draft Blue Prosperity Plan. Minister Walter Roban previously said, “I am extremely pleased to start the public consultation phase of this... Read more of this article

Rotarians Team Up For Island Clean-Up

Rotarians Team Up For Island Clean-Up

Rotarians from Bermuda and the East Coast of America recently teamed up with volunteers from Keep Bermuda Beautiful as part of a clean-up operation on the island. The “On to Bermuda” event, involving chapters from New York and New Jersey, who are part of the same Rotary District 7230 as the Bermudian clubs, also coincided with the Mangrove Restoration... Read more of this article

Public Consultation: Draft Blue Prosperity Plan

Public Consultation: Draft Blue Prosperity Plan

Members of the public are invited to participate in three upcoming “consultation events aimed at providing information and receiving valuable feedback on the creation of Bermuda’s Draft Blue Prosperity Plan.” A Government spokesperson said, “These events will take place on the following three dates and locations: Session 1: 15th September... Read more of this article

BUEI To Host Kids Hour On Lobsters

BUEI To Host Kids Hour On Lobsters

The Bermuda Underwater Exploration Institute [BUEI]  announced that the topic for the last Kids Hour Saturday of the year, taking place on September 17th, will be lobsters. A spokesperson said, “Kids Hour Saturdays’ takes place every third Saturday of the month between January and September at 11am and 2pm respectively. Each hour features the... Read more of this article