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BUEI Talks: ‘A Big Year For Birds In Bermuda’

BUEI Talks: ‘A Big Year For Birds In Bermuda’

In collaboration with the Bermuda Audubon Society, the Bermuda Underwater Exploration Institute [BUEI] will host the BUEI Talk: ‘2023: A Big Year for Birds in Bermuda’ presented by Dr. Miguel Mejias on Thursday, February 8th at 7:30pm at the Tradewinds Auditorium A spokesperson said, “During his informative talk, Dr. Mejias will present his... Read more of this article

Video: Sea Turtle ‘Scotti’ Released Into Wild

Video: Sea Turtle ‘Scotti’ Released Into Wild

After being discovered “disoriented and cold-stunned” in Canada last November, a green sea turtle named ‘Scotti’ has been successfully rehabilitated in Bermuda and released back into the wild. The Bermuda Zoological Society posted the video below on Instagram and said, “A disoriented and cold-stunned green sea turtle found... Read more of this article

Robin Tucker: ‘We Need Solutions And Action’

Robin Tucker: ‘We Need Solutions And Action’

“Why hasn’t Minister Roban shared with the public why new changes to the law regarding dangerous dogs are yet to be implemented?” Opposition Senate Leader Robin Tucker asked. Senator Tucker said, “For several years, the public has been hearing pledges from Minister Roban that legislation will be tabled to help address the increasing... Read more of this article

Update On 2024 Cahow Breeding Season

Update On 2024 Cahow Breeding Season

The Nonsuch Expeditions website provided an update on the 2024 breeding season of the critically endangered Cahow, saying that it has “entered what is arguably it’s most exciting phase, with the return of the breeding pairs.” Senior Terrestrial Conservation Officer Jeremy Madeiros said, “The 2024 breeding season of the Bermuda... Read more of this article

First Humpback Whale Of 2024 Identified

First Humpback Whale Of 2024 Identified

The WhalesBermuda team has made the first identification of a humpback whale in 2024, with the sighting of a whale that had previously been seen in 2016. Andrew Stevenson said, “Saturday was finally a calm but overcast, chilly winter day. We spent ten hours on the water and found and identified one whale, a whale we had previously seen on April... Read more of this article

SeaGlass Clinical’s Animal Assisted Therapy

SeaGlass Clinical’s Animal Assisted Therapy

[Written by Shay-Dawn Burgess] I have been an Educational Therapist with the Ministry of Education for the past 15 years. There have been some challenging times, and I am always on the lookout for new methods to assist me in my never-ending endeavor to help my students make better choices. Enter: The Henagulph Team. Consisting of Dr Sebastian Henagulph,... Read more of this article

Photos & Video: Brew Bermuda ‘Santa Paws’

Photos & Video: Brew Bermuda ‘Santa Paws’

Brew Bermuda hosted the “Santa Paws” event yesterday [Dec 16] allowing attendees to have their pets photographed with Santa, with proceeds benefiting the care of animals, bringing pet owners together to create holiday memories, all while supporting a good cause. Related Stories Brew “Santa Paws” Raises... Read more of this article

‘Santa Paws’ And ‘Fizz & Flowers’ Events

‘Santa Paws’ And ‘Fizz & Flowers’ Events

The Bermuda SPCA is encouraging people to attend the “Santa Paws” event on December 16th and the Fizz & Flowers event on Thursday, January 11th, A spokesperson said, “Please support our animals, who have been very good girls and boys this year! Here are some ways you can make a difference today. “”Here Comes Santa... Read more of this article

Video: ‘Scottie’ The Turtle Travels To Bermuda

Video: ‘Scottie’ The Turtle Travels To Bermuda

A sea turtle found on a Nova Scotia beach in a “hypothermic and semi-comatose” state received care in Canada, and has now been transported to Bermuda to continue her recovery before being returned to the wild. The CBC reported, “An endangered green sea turtle found on a Nova Scotia beach has been revived and shipped back to warmer... Read more of this article

Wallpaper Wednesday: Glass Butterfly

Wallpaper Wednesday: Glass Butterfly

The latest design in Bernews’ weekly Wallpaper Wednesday series features a red and green Bermuda flag glass butterfly. The design is available in two sizes; a Facebook profile cover image and also in a vertical format, ideally sized for use as a mobile phone wallpaper, WhatsApp status image or Instagram story. You can download both sizes below, and... Read more of this article

Photos & Video: SPCA’s ‘Paws To The Park’

Photos & Video: SPCA’s ‘Paws To The Park’

‘Paws To The Park’ hosted by Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals [SPCA] was held this weekend, which featured “a family friendly, fun-filled, Halloween-themed walk around Riddell’s Bay where kids and animals can collect treats to fill their goody bags.” Related... Read more of this article

Unsuccessful Attempts To Find Turtle In Difficulty

Unsuccessful Attempts To Find Turtle In Difficulty

On Monday morning [Sept 18] local officials received a report of a “turtle in difficulty observed tangled in debris and plastic line,” prompting the RBR Coast Guard to search the area to try and assist the turtle, however unfortunately they were unable to locate it. A Bermuda Maritime Operations Centre spokesperson said, “Monday 18th September,... Read more of this article

Backyard Birds Commemorative Stamp Issue

Backyard Birds Commemorative Stamp Issue

The Philatelic Bureau of the Bermuda Post Office will be releasing a new commemorative stamp issue, “Backyard Birds” on Thursday, September 21, 2023. A Government spokesperson said, “Today, nine songbird species live in backyards across the Bermuda archipelago. Of these, seven were introduced by humans, while two species are indigenous to Bermuda,... Read more of this article

‘Pawsitively Purrfect’ Sales Donated To SPCA

‘Pawsitively Purrfect’ Sales Donated To SPCA

JM Smucker and Butterfield & Vallis recently completed another cycle of their “Pawsitively Purrfect” campaign. A spokesperson said, “With the purchase of any JM Smucker pet food and pet snack product [including Milk Bone, Pup-Peroni, Canine Carry-Outs, Meow Mix and Kibbles’n Bits] at stores throughout Bermuda, a percentage of sales was... Read more of this article

BUEI ‘Kids Hour Saturday’ To Feature Octopus

BUEI ‘Kids Hour Saturday’ To Feature Octopus

The Bermuda Underwater Exploration Institute [BUEI] revealed that the topic for the last Kids Hour Saturday of the year, taking place on September 16th, will feature Octopus. A spokesperson said, “‘Kids Hours Saturdays’ takes place every third Saturday of the month at 11am and 2pm respectively. [January – September] Each hour features the... Read more of this article

BAMZ Welcomes Three New Small Clawed Otters

BAMZ Welcomes Three New Small Clawed Otters

The Bermuda Aquarium, Museum & Zoo [BAMZ] has announced the birth of three Asian small-clawed otters. A post on Facebook said, “The BAMZ is happy to announce the birth of three Asian small-clawed otters. Proud parents Raakshas and Zucchini gave birth to two boys and one girl recently. They will be on and off exhibit as they attend to their... Read more of this article