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Govt: Video Circulating Of Snake Is ‘Not True’

Govt: Video Circulating Of Snake Is ‘Not True’

A “video circulating on social media of a purported snake in the Somerset area is not true,” the Government noted. The Bermuda Government tweeted, “The Department of Environment and Natural Resources is aware of a video circulating on social media of a purported snake in the Somerset area. The Department can confirm that this posting is... Read more of this article

Photos & Video: Beyond Plastic & Students Rally

Photos & Video: Beyond Plastic & Students Rally

Students from various schools were on East Broadway this morning [April 22], waving and greeting morning commuters with “Say No To Single Use Plastic” signs. A Beyond Plastic Bermuda spokesperson said, “Students from Warwick Academy, Whitney Institute, Saltus, Somersfield Academy and Bermuda High School attended a Beyond Plastic Earth Day Rally... Read more of this article

Consulate & Students Volunteer On Trunk Island

Consulate & Students Volunteer On Trunk Island

The U.S. Consulate General partnered with the Bermuda Zoological Society [BZS] and Paget Primary School to celebrate the 52nd annual Earth Day by volunteering to support the Trunk Island Living Classroom in Harrington Sound. A spokesperson said, “To highlight this year’s Earth Day theme ‘Invest in Our Planet,’ and raise awareness about... Read more of this article

Column: BELCO Journey Towards Sustainability

Column: BELCO Journey Towards Sustainability

[Column written by BELCO's Krista Barnes] Dear Residents of Bermuda, On Earth Day 2021, we made a bold and public commitment to you. We promised to join you, unifying our efforts, to ensure Bermuda’s journey towards sustainability is progressive, efficient, innovative, and sound. While our journey towards sustainability is ongoing, our unwavering... Read more of this article

Video: City Of Hamilton Highlights Pump Station

Video: City Of Hamilton Highlights Pump Station

As we mark Earth Day today, April 22, the City shares its plans for the Front Street pump station, aimed at reducing the amount of microplastics and bacteria that are expelled into the ocean via our wastewater.Public Relations Manager Helen Zoellner said, “It may not look like much from the outside, but the City’s Front Street Pump Station has... Read more of this article

Minister Walter Roban On Earth Day

Minister Walter Roban On Earth Day

[Written by Minister of Home Affairs Walter Roban] On 22nd April 1970, Earth Day was first officially recognised in the USA primarily due to the efforts of US Senator Gaylord Nelson, who witnessed the massive oil spill off the coast of Santa Barbara, California, the year before. Inspired by the student anti-war effort at the time and concerned about... Read more of this article

KBB Hosting 22 Cleanup Events For Earth Day

KBB Hosting 22 Cleanup Events For Earth Day

In recognition of Earth Day 2022 on Friday, April 22nd, more than 600 volunteers with Keep Bermuda Beautiful [KBB] are cleaning up at 22 different locations across the island from Tuesday, April 19th through Wednesday, April 27th. The cleanups are part of a wider call to action for everyone in Bermuda to participate in this year’s Earth Day Challenge,”... Read more of this article

BUEI Talks To Hold ‘Island SOS’ On April 24

BUEI Talks To Hold ‘Island SOS’ On April 24

The third instalment of the Bermuda Underwater Exploration Institute’s [BUEI] eight-part Island SOS [Sustainable Ocean Strategies] series is slated to take place at BUEI on Sunday [April 24] at 4.00pm. A spokesperson said, “This month’s island nation being highlighted is Jamaica, with a presentation by Dr. Theresa Rodriguez-Moodie, Chief Executive... Read more of this article

BDA Launches Hub Dedicated To Climate & ESG

BDA Launches Hub Dedicated To Climate & ESG

The Bermuda Business Development Agency [BDA] launched its new Climate Hub and Environmental, Social, and Governance [ESG] webpage ”detailing Bermuda’s commitment to blending business-friendly practices with policies for a sustainable future.” “Bermuda has a 400-year history of protecting its natural environment, and through various... Read more of this article

Earth Day 2022 To Be Observed On Friday

Earth Day 2022 To Be Observed On Friday

The Bermuda Underwater Exploration Institute [BUEI], Keep Bermuda Beautiful [KBB], Greenrock, and the Bermuda National Trust are offering their thoughts on Earth Day 2022, which is set to be observed on Friday [April 22].BUEI Earth Day 2022 Statement We at the Bermuda Underwater Exploration Institute are excited to be collaborating with Greenrock... Read more of this article

Nominations Open For BNT Annual Awards

Nominations Open For BNT Annual Awards

After a two year hiatus, the Bermuda National Trust [BNT] will be presenting its annual Environment and Cultural Heritage Awards in 2022, and is inviting the public to submit nominations. A spokesperson said, “The BNT Annual Awards, sponsored by Butterfield & Vallis, recognise individuals, organisations or groups which have worked for the benefit... Read more of this article

Students Receive Presentation On Electric Buses

Students Receive Presentation On Electric Buses

Students participating in the Bermuda Underwater Exploration Institute’s [BUEI] Youth Climate Summit Programme were given a presentation and tour of the Department of Public Transportation’s [DPT] new electric buses. A Government spokesperson said, “DPT Acting Operations Manager, Michael DeLeon, and Adrian Dill, Department of Energy highlighted... Read more of this article

Minister To Attend Two Conferences In Caribbean

Minister To Attend Two Conferences In Caribbean

Minister of Home Affairs Walter Roban will attend the Turks and Caicos Islands Climate Change Summit  and the Caribbean Renewable Energy Forum, A Government spokesperson said, “Later this month, the Minister of Home Affairs, the Hon. Walter Roban will represent Bermuda at two conferences in the Caribbean. “The Minister will attend The Turks... Read more of this article