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Brownies Reuse Waste, Hold Eco Fashion Show

Brownies Reuse Waste, Hold Eco Fashion Show

While completing schooling via remote learning, the First Devonshire Brownie Pack has designed outfits, hats, and accessories using items that would ordinarily be considered garbage. A spokesperson said, “The First Devonshire Brownie Pack has spent the last few months designing outfits, hats and accessories using items that would ordinarily be tossed... Read more of this article

ABIR To Host Climate Risk Webinar On June 22

ABIR To Host Climate Risk Webinar On June 22

The Association Of Bermuda Insurers & Reinsurers [ABIR] will be hosting a Climate Risk Webinar on Monday, June 22 at 11.00am. ABIR said, “Celebrate International Climate Change Day with a Climate Risk Webinar including Bermuda Market Leaders and featuring special guest, Ms. Ekhosuehi Iyahen, Secretary-General, Insurance Development Forum. “The... Read more of this article

BZS To Host Virtual Lecture Series On Energy

BZS To Host Virtual Lecture Series On Energy

The Bermuda Zoological Society [BZS] is getting set to host Zoom lectures entitled ‘Energy Empowerment’ on Thursday, June 18 at 7.00pm. A spokesperson said, “Coronavirus-related disruptions have given the Bermuda Zoological Society time to rethink its lecture series. In response to the new way of communicating with our members and the community,... Read more of this article

Photos: Open Your Heart Event In Angola

Photos: Open Your Heart Event In Angola

Open Your Heart Foundation — which Bermudian Quinton DeShield is involved in — recently held a cleaning event dubbed ‘Planet Over Profit’ in Luanda, Angola. A spokesperson said, “On 6th June 2020, the Foundation sponsored a Planet Over Profit cleaning event in Luanda, Angola. The project was aimed at assisting the street... Read more of this article

BZS: Virtual World Oceans Day Celebration

BZS: Virtual World Oceans Day Celebration

The Bermuda Zoological Society [BZS] will be holding an online celebration of World Oceans Day today [June 8]. A spokesperson said, “World Oceans Day has been celebrating the ocean on June 8th every year since 2002. As Covid-19 and social distancing are changing how we recognize our blue planet, the Bermuda Zoological Society [BZS] is holding... Read more of this article

Ocean Prosperity Programme Anniversary

Ocean Prosperity Programme Anniversary

Today [June 5] marks the one year anniversary of the Bermuda Ocean Prosperity Programme [BOPP], a partnership between the Government of Bermuda, the Bermuda Institute of Ocean Sciences [BIOS], and the Waitt Institute A spokesperson said, “This Friday marks the one year anniversary of the signing of a memorandum of understanding between the Government... Read more of this article

Ocean Educators Unite For Virtual Series

Ocean Educators Unite For Virtual Series

Ocean explorer and doctoral candidate Zoleka Filander will join a team of educators from the BZS, BIOS, and BUEI for the first episode of a new virtual education series called Ocean Diaries on Thursday [May 28] at 10.30am. A spokesperson said, “Tomorrow morning [May 28th], ocean explorer and doctoral candidate Zoleka Filander will join a team of educators... Read more of this article

Boxes Now Available From Happy Bird Company

Boxes Now Available From Happy Bird Company

The Happy Bird Company has new boxes available after being sold out, with curbside pick-up available for its customers. A spokesperson said, “If bluebirds are a symbol of happiness, here’s some extremely happy news: The Happy Bird Company has made some new boxes after having been sold out for two weeks and curbside pick-up is now available.... Read more of this article

BEST Reminds Public Of Sustainable Fishing

BEST Reminds Public Of Sustainable Fishing

The Bermuda Environmental Sustainability Taskforce [BEST] is reminding the public to practice sustainable fishing in order to ensure that local fish continue to be available for everyone. A BEST spokesperson said, “Please practice sustainable fishing habits; ensure local fish continue to be available for everyone’s future enjoyment!“Spearfishing... Read more of this article

Dolphin Quest Launches Virtual Program

Dolphin Quest Launches Virtual Program

Dolphin Quest has launched a virtual program in order to “maintain connection with the community, provide educational outreach opportunities, and help support continued animal care” during the Covid-19 pandemic. A spokesperson said, “The Covid-19 situation and necessary distancing and quarantine orders have required Dolphin Quest to... Read more of this article

Oleander Project Ushers In New Era Of Research

Oleander Project Ushers In New Era Of Research

Despite the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic, the container ship Oleander continues to work as a “ship of opportunity that acquires important ocean measurements during its weekly voyages between Bermuda and the United States.” A spokesperson said, “As Bermuda shuttered international travel and local business in response to the COVID-19 pandemic... Read more of this article

2020 Cahow Nesting Season Proving Successful

2020 Cahow Nesting Season Proving Successful

The 2020 Cahow nesting season has seen 134 breeding pairs produce 68 confirmed chicks, with all but two chicks at good or above average weights. A spokesperson said, “The 2020 Cahow nesting season has a record number of 134 breeding pairs, which have produced 68 confirmed chicks.” Jeremy Madeiros, Principle Conservation Officer, said, “After... Read more of this article

RA Approves Operating Licence For Solar Farm

RA Approves Operating Licence For Solar Farm

The Regulatory Authority has approved the operating licence for the new solar farm at the ‘Finger’ at L. F. Wade International Airport. A Government spokesperson said, “The Minister of Home Affairs, the Hon. Walter H. Roban, is pleased to announce the Regulatory Authority’s approval of the operating licence for the new solar farm at the ‘Finger’... Read more of this article