Premier Launches Pilot Fishing Cooperative That “Will Lead Stakeholders To A Sustainable & Empowering Future’

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Premier David Burt announced the launch of a pilot fishing cooperative on Wednesday (Sept 30) that "will lead stakeholders to a sustainable and empowering future for Bermudian Fishermen and the Fishing Industry, enabling them to improve their lives and better provide for their families as we grow ou... Read more

‘Trash Tsunami’ Washes up on Honduran Beaches

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EcoWatch: OHIO, Illinois - A "trash tsunami" has washed ashore on the beaches of Honduras, endangering both wildlife and the local economy. The trash is mostly plastic waste, Voice of America reported Tuesday, and it is polluting the typically pristine tropical beaches of Omoa in the... Read more

EMO Confirms Extensive Damage To Public Access To Elbow Beachricane Teddy Update

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The Emergency Measures Organization today confirmed extensive damage to the public access area to Elbow Beach as Hurricane Teddy batters Bermuda's South Shore. Inspections are currently being carried out by the Royal Bermuda Regiment. Structural Engineers at Public Works are also putting a pla... Read more

NHC: Teddy’s Centre Expected To Pass Just East Of Bermuda Monday Morning

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[caption id="attachment_32468" align="alignleft" width="479"] Photo: The Weather Channel[/caption] A tropical storm warning remains in effect this morning as Hurricane Teddy grows closer to Bermuda, packing 120 mph winds. Teddy dropped down from Category 4 to Category 3 on Saturday morning but... Read more

Hurricane Teddy Likely To Sideswipe Bermuda & Still A Major Threat To Bermuda

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[caption id="attachment_32468" align="alignleft" width="528"] Photo: The Weather Channel[/caption] The Weather Channel: ATLANTA, Georgia - Hurricane Teddy will likely bring tropical storm conditions to Bermuda just a week after Hurricane Paulette made landfall on the islands, then is an increasi... Read more

Bermuda Now Expected To Escape The Full Wrath Of Hurricane Teddy

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[caption id="attachment_32396" align="alignleft" width="412"] Photos: The Weather Channel[/caption] A tropical storm warning is now in effect for the local area but the good news is Bermuda now expected to escape the full wrath of Hurricane Teddy. Forecasters at the Bermuda Weather Service say... Read more

Bermuda’s Shipwrecks & Ocean Environment Featured Internationally

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News Release: HAMILTON, Bermuda - Several shipwreck related documentaries produced by the Department of Environment and Natural Resources, in conjunction with Dr Philippe Rouja and his team, have been featured on well-known international media channels and programmes. Dr Rouja – who is the Princ... Read more

Hurricane Season Has Gone Greek As TS Beta Forms After TS Wilfred & Subtropical Storm Alpha

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[caption id="attachment_32398" align="alignleft" width="423"] Photo: The Weather Channel[/caption] Orlando Sentinel: FLORIDA - A record-breaking tropical year had a record-breaking day with the formation of three names storms in 24 hours, said FOX 35 chief meteorologist Glenn Richards. ... Read more

Teddy Strengthens Into Category 4 Storm As Tropical Depression 22 Forms In Gulf

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Hurricane Teddy strengthened into a Category 4 storm overnight and is now expected to approach Bermuda this weekend and make its closest point of approach to the island late Sunday or Monday. While the exact details of Teddy's track and intensity near the island are not yet known, the National Hu... Read more

Hurricane Teddy Now Considered A Potential Threat To Bermuda

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As of 11:30am today Hurricane Teddy was listed as a potential threat to Bermuda with residents advised to expect "hazardous swells and very unsettled conditions late this weekend". According to the Bermuda Weather Service: "Bright and mainly dry weather will now remain for the rest of the week in... Read more