Home Affairs Ministry Reopens Public Consultation For Clean Air Amendment Bill

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News Release: HAMILTON, Bermuda - The Ministry of Home Affairs is pleased to announce the reopening of the public consultation period for the Clean Air Amendment Bill. The new deadline for submitting feedback is August 31, 2024. A spokesperson from the Ministry of Home Affairs stated: "In light o... Read more

Storms Flood The Ozarks & Strand Drivers In Toronto – New York Community Devastated By Tornado

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AP: LITTLE ROCK, Arkansas, By Andrew DeMillo & Ed White — Another wave of severe storms pummeled a wide swath of the United States and Canada, leading to flash floods and water rescues Wednesday in the Ozark Mountains, dropping a tornado that ravaged a community in upstate New York and stran... Read more

BZS Celebrates 10 Years Of ‘Kids On The Reef’ This Year

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News Release: HAMILTON PARISH, Bermuda - The Bermuda Zoological Society (BZS) Ocean Education programme celebrated 10 years of Kids on the Reef as a school-based programme this year. The goal of Kids on the Reef is to provide M2 students across the island with the opportunity to grow personally a... Read more

World’s Rarest Whale May Have Washed Up On New Zealand Beach, Possibly Shedding Clues On Species

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AP: WELLINGTON, New Zealand — Spade-toothed whales are the world’s rarest, with no live sightings ever recorded. No one knows how many there are, what they eat, or even where they live in the vast expanse of the southern Pacific Ocean. However, scientists in New Zealand may have finally caught a... Read more

‘Tynes Bay Facility Remains At A Critical Point’, The Risk Of A Catastrophic Failure Is Very Real’

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Bermuda's Tynes Bay Waste-to-Energy Facility "remains at a critical point", with another clear warning sounded in the House of Assembly, that "the risk of a catastrophic failure is very real". Speaking in the Lower House on Friday, Public Works Minister, Lieutenant Colonel David Burch, reiterated... Read more

KBB Announces New Executive Director – Angelita Smith

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News Release: HAMILTON, Bermuda - Keep Bermuda Beautiful (KBB), one of Bermuda’s oldest environmental charities, is delighted to announce the appointment of Angelita (Angel) Smith as its Executive Director. Angel’s wealth of experience in marketing and administration combined with a genuine pass... Read more

BELCO Supports Proposed Amendments To Clean Air Act

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News Release: HAMILTON, Bermuda – Bermuda Electric Light Company Limited (BELCO) is supportive of the proposed amendments to the Clean Air Act. BELCO is committed to the environment and recognises that all Bermuda residents have a right to clean air free from pollutants and particulate matter. ... Read more

BUEI Announces Second-Time Winner In International Young Reporters Environment Journalism Competition

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News Release: HAMILTON, Bermuda - The winners of the 2024 International Young Reporters for the Environment (YRE) Journalism Competition have been announced and the Bermuda Underwater Exploration Institute (BUEI) is delighted to share that Zoë Mir’s article has been awarded second place in the 11... Read more

Traci Burgess Joins BUEI As Head Of Programmes & Administration

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News Release: HAMILTON, Bermuda - The Bermuda Underwater Exploration Institute (BUEI) is pleased to announce the appointment of Ms. Traci Burgess as the Head of Programmes and Administration (HoPA). In her new role, Ms Burgess will report directly to CEO Karla Lacey and work closely with her to a... Read more

Premier Burt Pledges Hurricane Relief Following Hurricane Beryl

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News Release: HAMILTON, Bermuda - Premier Burt joins the global community in expressing his heartbreak following the devastation left in the wake of Hurricane Beryl.  And the Premier announced that he intends to ask the Cabinet to approve a donation towards the relief effort to assist those ... Read more