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Entomologist Claire Jessey To Speak On Ants

Entomologist Claire Jessey To Speak On Ants

The Eco Lunch & Learn series — a collaboration between Bermuda College and BEST — will hold the first presentation of the third series on October 28th with entomologist Claire Jessey set to speak on ants. A spokesperson said, “The popular Eco Lunch & Learn series, a collaboration between Bermuda College and BEST [Bermuda Environmental... Read more of this article

Environmental Sustainability Taskforce Update

Environmental Sustainability Taskforce Update

Following a year of “introspection and strategic planning in 2020,” the Bermuda Environmental Sustainability Taskforce [BEST] said they have “emerged revitalised, refocussed and with a determined commitment to ‘greater collaboration for greater impact’. A spokesperson said, “In March 2021, BEST brought Bermuda’s environmental... Read more of this article

BEST Opposes Amendments To Planning Act

BEST Opposes Amendments To Planning Act

“BEST urges the public to take a stand and make their voices heard regarding these Amendments to the Planning Act,” the Bermuda Environmental Sustainability Taskforce said. A spokesperson said, “Bermuda Environmental Taskforce, [BEST], is extremely concerned about the Amendments to the Planning Act tabled in Parliament last week. Under... Read more of this article

BEST Asks Community To Donate Change Jars

BEST Asks Community To Donate Change Jars

The Bermuda Environmental Sustainability Taskforce [BEST] has launched the ‘Change For BEST’ campaign, asking the community to donate their change jars at Gorham’s. The campaign poster says, “When next shopping at Gorham’s, please consider bringing in your change jar and donating it to BEST. For one week, BEST’s change... Read more of this article

BEST Urges Community To Protect The Ocean

BEST Urges Community To Protect The Ocean

The Bermuda Environmental Sustainability Taskforce [BEST] has launched a campaign which urges the community to protect the ocean by reducing carbon footprint, flying less, eating less meat, supporting renewable energy, buying only local or imported fish that is sustainably sourced, and avoiding single-use plastics. The campaign poster says, “As humankind... Read more of this article

BEST Applauds Minister Roban’s Statement

BEST Applauds Minister Roban’s Statement

The Bermuda Environmental Sustainability Taskforce said they applaud Minister of Home Affairs Walter Roban’s statement regarding the elimination of single-use plastics in Bermuda. A spokesperson said, “Bermuda Environmental Sustainability Taskforce [BEST] applauds the Minister of Home Affairs, The Hon. Walter Roban’s statement in the House... Read more of this article

‘Marine Life Don’t Need PPE Plastic Pollution’

‘Marine Life Don’t Need PPE Plastic Pollution’

The Bermuda Environmental Sustainability Taskforce [BEST] has launched a campaign highlighting personal protective equipment [PPE] pollution, urging the community to use reusable/washable masks when possible and properly dispose of single use masks. The campaign poster says, “Fish, turtles, and other marine life don’t need PPE plastic pollution. Yet... Read more of this article

BEST Unveils “A New Strategy For The Future”

BEST Unveils “A New Strategy For The Future”

The Bermuda Environmental Sustainability Taskforce [BEST] has unveiled a new strategy to “guide their ongoing work of ensuring the protection, conservation, and preservation of Bermuda’s natural environment.” A spokesperson said, “One of the island’s leading nonprofit environmental organisations, BEST is pleased to announce a new... Read more of this article

BEST On Slowing Down Global Warming

BEST On Slowing Down Global Warming

The Bermuda Environmental Sustainability Taskforce [BEST] is advising the community to “do our part as a global citizen to slow down global warming.” A BEST flyer says, “Paulette and Teddy would make terrible dinner guests! They were uninvited, ran off their mouths, and left a huge mess. Do we want more like them to come to Bermuda? “Hurricanes... Read more of this article

‘Eco Lunch & Learn’ Series Returns For Spring

‘Eco Lunch & Learn’ Series Returns For Spring

The Bermuda Environmental Sustainability Taskforce [BEST] and Bermuda College have kicked off a new season of their Eco Lunch & Learn Series II. A spokesperson said, “The second half of Series II runs on the last Thursday of each month in February, March and April, 2020. Series III will begin with another slate of presentations in the fall... Read more of this article

BEST Issues Christmas Fundraising Appeal

BEST Issues Christmas Fundraising Appeal

Bermuda Environmental Sustainability Taskforce [BEST] has issued a fundraising appeal during this Christmas period. The Christmas appeal says, “During this Season of Giving, please consider supporting the work of Bermuda Environmental Sustainability Taskforce [BEST]. “A donation to BEST is a donation to the community, a vital step towards... Read more of this article

Eco Lunch & Learn Tackles Environmental Issues

Eco Lunch & Learn Tackles Environmental Issues

The Bermuda Environmental Sustainability Taskforce [BEST] and Bermuda College have kicked off a new season of topics for their Eco Lunch & Learn Series II. The series runs on the last Thursday of each month for September, October and November 2019, resuming in February, March and April of 2020. A spokesperson said, “This second series promises... Read more of this article

Final Lecture Of Eco Lunch & Learn Series

Final Lecture Of Eco Lunch & Learn Series

BEST and Bermuda College are inviting the public to their final lecture of their Eco Lunch & Learn Series in the North Hall at Bermuda College on Thursday, April 25th from 1.00pm to 2.00pm. A spokesperson said, “The community are invited to attend this last in their Eco series, on Thursday, April 25th from 1pm to 2pm, at Bermuda College,... Read more of this article