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Photos/Video: Man O Wars Washed Up On Beach

Photos/Video: Man O Wars Washed Up On Beach

The Government recently advised the public to take “care and caution while in or near the ocean given the increased presence of the Portuguese Man o War,” and one beach in Devonshire is a prime example of this, with dozens of them washed up on the shoreline. While tip toeing carefully around the beach area, wearing shoes and long pants,... Read more of this article

Photos: BZS Welcomes YCS Participants

Photos: BZS Welcomes YCS Participants

The Bermuda Zoological Society [BZS] recently invited 6 participants from the Youth Climate Summit, as well as the Youth Climate Initiative Consulting Director – Dr. Rosemarie McMahon, for a morning of planting native trees on Trunk Island, the BZS Living Classroom. A spokesperson said, “Under the careful guidance of Trevor Rawson, the BZS Trunk... Read more of this article

Photos: BZS Micro Forest At Warwick Playground

Photos: BZS Micro Forest At Warwick Playground

If you drove along South Shore in Warwick last Saturday morning you may have seen a large group of people planting at Warwick Playground. The Bermuda Zoological Society [BZS] was joined by their Junior Volunteers, members of the BZS Science Club, individuals from the Government of Bermuda’s Department of Parks, employees from the Bermuda Aquarium,... Read more of this article

Photos & 360: Lover’s Lake Nature Reserve

Photos & 360: Lover’s Lake Nature Reserve

In the third of our five-part series for 2022 World Wetlands Day, we take a ‘virtual visit’ to the Lover’s Lake Nature Reserve and Pond located in the east end. The Department of Environment and Natural Resources said, “Lover’s Lake Nature Reserve features a 2 metre [6.5ft] deep lake fringed with predominately black mangroves.... Read more of this article

Photos: Spittal Pond Nature Reserve In Smiths

Photos: Spittal Pond Nature Reserve In Smiths

In the first of our five-part series for 2022 World Wetlands Day, we take a look at the Spittal Pond Nature Reserve, one of the most well known wetlands areas in Bermuda. Declared a “Wetland of International Importance” in 1999, Spittal Pond is the only Bermudian example of a non-tidal, permanent, shallow and brackish lagoon with fringing... Read more of this article

Photos: Easter Lilies At Windybank Farm

Photos: Easter Lilies At Windybank Farm

Windybank farm was one of several locations growing Easter Lilies this year, and after seeing the beautiful flowers in the photo sent with the Governor and her family this year, we stopped by to get a few more images of the flowers, some of which were already picked and sent to the Queen via a British Airways flight, part of an annual tradition. While... Read more of this article

Photos: Angelfish Artwork At Government House

Photos: Angelfish Artwork At Government House

Artwork depicting angelfish was created out of ocean plastics that were collected from a beach clean-up earlier in the year. Government House posted the photos below on social media, saying: “Following a beach clean-up earlier in the year, the team at Government House came together to make artwork out of ocean plastics which will be on display at... Read more of this article

Photos: KBB Coastal Cleanup At Mangrove Bay

Photos: KBB Coastal Cleanup At Mangrove Bay

The Sandy’s Parish Council hosted a Keep Bermuda Beautiful Coastal Cleanup this weekend at Mangrove Bay in the west end, with a number of enthusiastic volunteers, including area MPs Minister Kim Wilson and Jamahl Simmons, helping to clean up the shoreline area.Related StoriesPhotos: Airport Group Join To Clean Paget... Read more of this article

Photos & Video: Botanical Society Plant Sale

Photos & Video: Botanical Society Plant Sale

The Bermuda Botanical Society held a fundraising plant sale today [Oct 12] at the Windybank Farm in Smiths Parish. All the proceeds of the event will be going to the scholarship fund.Many plants were sold as soon as the day got started with a selection available throughout the rest of the morning. The Bermuda Botanical Society objective is to encourage... Read more of this article

Photos: Marine Life In The Sargasso Sea

Photos: Marine Life In The Sargasso Sea

Nature photographer Shane Gross has an eye for sea creatures both great and small. The Canadian-born, Bahamas-based photojournalist returned from Greenpeace’s recent expedition into the Sargasso Sea with these stunning images of some of the myriad types of marine life which abound there. Mr. Gross was aboard the environmental group’s research... Read more of this article

Photos: Sub Aqua Club Hold Marine Clean Up

Photos: Sub Aqua Club Hold Marine Clean Up

Beach chairs, a motorcycle, tires, bottles and a laptop were among some of the items collected from the water as the Bermuda Sub Aqua Club held a marine clean up in the Harrington Sound area. A spokesperson said, “The cleanup was participated by 15 BSAC divers and 5 BSAC members working on the dock, which is a good turnout representing 25% of... Read more of this article

Photos: Port Royal Primary ‘Trash To Treasure’

Photos: Port Royal Primary ‘Trash To Treasure’

Port Royal Primary School students have demonstrated their artistic talents, scientific knowledge and environmental awareness by creating artwork and useful items out of objects that would normally be thrown away for their ‘Trash to Treasure Museum.’ A spokesperson said, “There is an old saying, ‘one man’s trash is another man’s... Read more of this article

Photos & Video: Dead Whale Washes Ashore

Photos & Video: Dead Whale Washes Ashore

[Updated] A dead whale washed up in the Devonshire Dock area this morning [Jan 23], with Aquarium staff responding to the area and removing the whale. According to people at the scene, the whale was seen floating close by the dock this morning before it was retrieved from the waters; Aquarium staff then removed the whale, lifting it onto a boat. Further... Read more of this article