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New Version Of Bermuda Reef App Released

New Version Of Bermuda Reef App Released

The Bermuda Reef Life HD has recently been updated, with the app “featuring some 300 high definition images divided into 15 sections showcasing the beauty and diversity of Bermuda beneath the surface.” A spokesperson said, “Building from the success of the previous version of his Reef Life app, Ron Lucas’ latest update for the free... Read more of this article

Bermuda’s Shipwrecks Featured Internationally

Bermuda’s Shipwrecks Featured Internationally

Several Bermuda shipwreck related documentaries have been featured on well-known international media channels and programmes. A Government spokesperson said, “Several shipwreck related documentaries produced by the Department of Environment and Natural Resources, in conjunction with Dr. Philippe Rouja and his team, have been featured on well-known... Read more of this article

Ocean Prosperity Programme Webinar Tomorrow

Ocean Prosperity Programme Webinar Tomorrow

The Bermuda Ocean Prosperity Programme [BOPP] is getting set to host a virtual webinar tomorrow [Sept 17] at 2.30pm. The event’s Facebook page says, “We believe the ocean is an important component in Bermuda’s recovery from the global pandemic and offers an abundance of opportunities to grow a healthy economy that benefits all. “The... Read more of this article

Clarien, BE Solar To Offer Financing Solutions

Clarien, BE Solar To Offer Financing Solutions

Clarien Bank has partnered with BE Solar to offer homeowners financing solutions for the purchase and installation of residential solar panel systems. A spokesperson said, “The Clarien Bank Solar Loan empowers BE Solar clients to power up and invest in clean renewable electricity with low monthly payments and minimum upfront cost. “Harnessing... Read more of this article

OBA’s Gurret To Host Clean-Up & Art Event

OBA’s Gurret To Host Clean-Up & Art Event

OBA candidate and local artist Nicky Gurret will host a clean-up in Sandys on Saturday [Sept 12], with people also invited to help create a ‘Kaleidoscope of Butterflies’ on the roadside fence as a temporary art display. An OBA spokesperson said, “One of Bermuda’s best-known charities, KBB, has joined forces with One Bermuda Alliance candidate... Read more of this article

Weldon Wade To Speak At Virtual Island Summit

Weldon Wade To Speak At Virtual Island Summit

Bermuda Ocean Prosperity Programme coordinator Weldon Wade is getting set to speak at the Virtual Island Summit on Tuesday, September 8. The event website says, “The Virtual Island Summit is a free and entirely online event designed to connect global islands to share their common experiences through a digital platform. Join islanders from around... Read more of this article

Impact Travel Bermuda To Host Beach Clean-Up

Impact Travel Bermuda To Host Beach Clean-Up

Join Impact Travel Bermuda will be hosting a beach clean-up and happy hour at Tobacco Bay Beach on Saturday, September 12th. A spokesperson said, “Join Impact Travel Bermuda on Saturday, 12 September 2020, for Smiling Ocean, a Beach clean-up and Happy Hour at Tobacco Bay Beach. “We believe that travel and making a positive impact can complement... Read more of this article

Zoological Society Volunteering Goes Virtual

Zoological Society Volunteering Goes Virtual

Bermuda Zoological Society [BZS] Volunteer Officer Joanne Chisnall made volunteering possible for by gathering a group of students to take part in a newly created virtual programme. A spokesperson said, “Summertime is normally a busy time for Bermuda Zoological Society [BZS] volunteers at the Bermuda Aquarium, Museum and Zoo [BAMZ]. However, the Coronavirus... Read more of this article

Seawater Monitoring Results Are ‘Encouraging’

Seawater Monitoring Results Are ‘Encouraging’

The Ministry of Health has published the latest bacterial counts for Bermuda’s bathing beaches as part of their Seawater Monitoring Programme and said that the “results were encouraging.” A Government spokesperson said, “The Department of Health routinely samples and tests seawater from Bermuda’s beaches to assure bathing water... Read more of this article

Anthony Buckley Wins KBB Logo Design Contest

Anthony Buckley Wins KBB Logo Design Contest

Bermuda College student Anthony Buckley has won the Keep Bermuda Beautiful [KBB] Adopt-a-Spot Logo Design Competition. A spokesperson said, “Keep Bermuda Beautiful [KBB] announced that Anthony Buckley, a Bermuda College student from Smiths parish, has won the Adopt-a-Spot Logo Design Competition. His design received the most votes out of the six... Read more of this article

Working To Track Down Dodder-Infested Plants

Working To Track Down Dodder-Infested Plants

The Department of Environment and Natural Resources [DENR] is working with Aberfeldy Nurseries to track down basil plants infested with dodder, saying that “it is of critical importance that the dodder seeds do not get released into the environment.” A Government spokesperson said, “Unfortunately, it has been confirmed that Aberfeldy... Read more of this article

Minister & Engineer Visit Affected Residents

Minister & Engineer Visit Affected Residents

On Friday afternoon [Aug 14] Minister of Home Affairs Walter Roban and Dr. Geoff Smith – environmental engineer for the Department of Environment and Natural Resources [DENR] – visited some of the home owners in the St. John’s Road, Pembroke area directly affected by BELCO emissions. “I was keen to see and hear for myself the concerns of those... Read more of this article

Photos & Video: DofE, BNT Conservation Project

Photos & Video: DofE, BNT Conservation Project

On Saturday [August 15], the Duke of Edinburgh’s Award, Bermuda [DofE] partnered with the Bermuda National Trust [BNT] to “engage a group of 14 Gold and Silver Award participants in a conservation project” at the Butterfield Nature Reserve in Pembroke. A spokesperson said, “Both groups of participants have completed their Adventurous... Read more of this article