Post Office Team Cleans Up Botanical Gardens For World Post Day

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News Release: HAMILTON, Bermuda - On Friday, Bermuda Post Office (BPO) employees volunteered their time by partnering with the Department of Parks to clean up and beautify the Botanical Gardens. The initiative celebrated World Post Day (WPD), an annual observance that is recognised globally today... Read more

Youth Climate Summit NGOs

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News Release: HAMILTON, Bermuda - The Bermuda Underwater Exploration Institute (BUEI) is excited to introduce the Non-Governmental Organisation (NGO) partners joining us for our second annual ‘Youth Climate Summit’ in November! The ‘Youth Climate Summit’ is a multifaceted programme desig... Read more

Somalia Drought: The Fight For Survival As Famine Looms

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BBC News: BAIDOA, Somalia, By Andrew Harding - Young children are dying in growing numbers in Somalia amid the worst drought to hit the country in 40 years. Government officials say that an even greater catastrophe could sweep the country within days or weeks unless more help arrives. The tears t... Read more

California Wells Run Dry As Drought Depletes Groundwater

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Associated Press: FAIRMEAD, California, By Terry Chea — As California’s drought deepens, Elaine Moore’s family is running out of an increasingly precious resource: water. The Central Valley almond growers had two wells go dry this summer. Two of her adult children are now getting water from... Read more

Florida Deaths Rise To 47 Amid Struggle To Recover From Ian

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Associated Press: FORT MYERS, Fla. (AP) — Rescuers evacuated stunned survivors on a large barrier island cut off by Hurricane Ian and Florida’s death toll climbed sharply, as hundreds of thousands of people were still sweltering without power days after the monster storm rampaged from the state... Read more

Dozens Dead From Ian, One Of Strongest, Costliest US Storms

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Associated Press: CHARLESTON, SC — Rescuers searched for survivors among the ruins of Florida’s flooded homes from Hurricane Ian while authorities in South Carolina waited for daylight to assess damage from its strike there as the remnants of one of the strongest and costliest hurricanes to ev... Read more

Marsh Folly horticulture dumping fee waiver extended

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News Release: HAMILTON, Bermuda - Following significant demand from members of the public after last week’s passage of Hurricane Fiona, the Ministry of Public Works has decided to extend its waiver of fees related to the commercial disposal of horticultural waste. This waiver, effective only fo... Read more

BUEI Hosts 2nd Annual Youth Climate Cinema

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News Release: HAMILTON, Bermuda - The Bermuda Underwater Exploration Institute (BUEI) is pleased to announce our second annual ‘Climate Cinema’ series. FREE screenings of climate related documentaries, aimed at audiences aged 12 and above, will be held every Friday, Saturday, and Sunday, from th... Read more

Hurricane Ian Heads For Carolinas After Pounding Florida

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Associated Press: CHARLESTON, SC — A revived Hurricane Ian set its sights on South Carolina’s coast Friday and the historic city of Charleston, with forecasters predicting a storm surge and floods after the megastorm caused catastrophic damage in Florida and left people trapped in thei... Read more

Ferocious Hurricane Ian Tears Across Florida Ripping Up Trees & Flooding Homes

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Sky News: LONDON, England, By Martha Kelner/US - Locals woke to a storm which had exploded into a behemoth overnight. It is as if Hurricane Ian was designed for destruction, not just bringing 155mph wind but storm surge - a tsunami-like wall of water - up to 12 feet high in places.  Fort Myers, ... Read more