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Guided Walk At Southlands Park On Saturday

Guided Walk At Southlands Park On Saturday

The Bermuda Audubon Society and the Bermuda National Trust will hold a guided walk at Southlands Park in Warwick on Saturday [January 28]. The walk, starting at 8.30 am, is free for members of both groups. Non-members are encouraged to donate. A flyer for the event reads: “Birds, trees, plants, history and whimsy – all in one place. What could be... Read more of this article

Video: BTA Highlights Humpback Whales

Video: BTA Highlights Humpback Whales

The Bermuda Tourism Authority [BTA] has released a video titled ‘The Tale of the Bermuda Whale,’ noting that “humpback whales are a sight to be seen during their annual retreat to Bermuda’s waters.” The video’s description says, “The humpback whales are a sight to be seen during their annual retreat to Bermuda’s... Read more of this article

Distinguished Programs Partner With SiriusPoint

Distinguished Programs Partner With SiriusPoint

Distinguished Programs, a national insurance program manager, announced a new partnership with SiriusPoint Ltd., to expand into Environmental, Construction Pollution and Professional Insurance. A spokesperson said, “As part of the agreement, SiriusPoint’s Environmental team led by Doug Stepenosky will move to Distinguished. Business will... Read more of this article

Parks Department To Run Agricultural Exhibition

Parks Department To Run Agricultural Exhibition

The AG Show Ltd Committee announced that “the Department of Parks will run and be solely responsible” for this year’s Ag Show, and the Government confirmed that the “Ministry has set aside a budget of $100,000 to put on the event” and “this year, from 27 April to 29 April, the public can expect the show to be at 75 to... Read more of this article

‘Communicating Climate Science’ On January 26

‘Communicating Climate Science’ On January 26

Bermuda Environmental Sustainability Taskforce [BEST] and Bermuda College will be hosting an Eco Lunch & Learn presentation on Thursday [Jan 26] from 1.00pm to 2.00pm. A spokesperson said, “The community are invited to attend our first Eco Lunch & Learn presentation of 2023. The presentation is free and no registration is required.... Read more of this article

Survey Launched On Bermuda’s Protected Areas

Survey Launched On Bermuda’s Protected Areas

The Planning Applications Review Team [PART] has launched an online survey to “gauge our community’s awareness, interest, and concern regarding protected areas in Bermuda.” A spokesperson said, “The Planning Applications Review Team [PART], is an alliance of environmental advocacy groups and individuals that came together in 2019... Read more of this article

Successful First Year Of Micro Forest Project

Successful First Year Of Micro Forest Project

The Bermuda Zoological Society [BZS] has highlighted the BZS Micro Forest Project, which has an aim to plant 1,500 native-compatible and endemic plants each year for three years. A spokesperson said, “The Bermuda Zoological Society [BZS] is an education, conservation and research charity with the environment at its core. And big things are happening... Read more of this article

‘Kids Hour Saturdays’ Returns To BUEI

‘Kids Hour Saturdays’ Returns To BUEI

The Bermuda Underwater Exploration Institute [BUEI] announced the return of ‘Kids Hour Saturdays’. A spokesperson said, “Beginning this weekend, on January 21st, BUEI hosts the popular ‘Kids Hour Saturdays’ series every third Saturday of the month at 11am and 2pm respectively. Each hour features the screening of a short film followed by a... Read more of this article

Video: Minister On Marine Protected Areas

Video: Minister On Marine Protected Areas

[Updated] Deputy Premier and Minister of Home Affairs Walter Roban is holding a press conference this afternoon [Jan 12] at the Bermuda Aquarium Museum and Zoo “on the importance of marine protected areas.” We will have additional coverage later on and in the meantime the live video is below. Update: The live broadcast has concluded and... Read more of this article

Fishermen’s Association To Present Petition

Fishermen’s Association To Present Petition

The Fishermen’s Association of Bermuda will be presenting a petition to the Government on Friday [Jan 13] noting that they are ”hardworking Bermudian fishermen who have to date tried to participate in the BOPP proceedings but due to the foreign oversight and predetermined outcomes have been overlooked and undervalued.” A letter... Read more of this article

Govt: Submit Feedback On Blue Prosperity Plan

Govt: Submit Feedback On Blue Prosperity Plan

The Ministry of Home Affairs is encouraging the public to “continue submitting their feedback on the Draft Blue Prosperity Plan.” A Government spokesperson said, “While the initial phase of public consultation extended to December 31, 2022, is complete, the Ministry of Home Affairs encourages the public to continue submitting their feedback... Read more of this article

BIOS Opens Internship For Bermuda Students

BIOS Opens Internship For Bermuda Students

The Bermuda Institute of Ocean Sciences [BIOS] is accepting applications for the 2023 iteration of its Bermuda Program, which aims to provide the opportunity for students “to broaden their knowledge of marine and atmospheric sciences and learn about the daily operations of an active research station.” The BIOS website said, “The Bermuda... Read more of this article

Chubb Announces Global Climate Business Unit

Chubb Announces Global Climate Business Unit

Chubb announced the launch of a new global climate business unit, drawing on the company’s extensive technical capabilities in underwriting and risk engineering and bringing together Chubb units engaged in traditional, alternative and renewable energy, climate tech, agribusiness and risk engineering services. A spokesperson said, “The new... Read more of this article