Ministry of Home Affairs Update on Green Land Farm

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News Release: Hamilton, Bermuda - The Ministry of Home Affairs wishes to provide an update with regards to Devonshire’s Green Land Farm. In a story which ran in Friday's daily, the article stated that owner Paul Almeida was, “awaiting planning permission to install new equipment to cut the sti... Read more

Public Works Advisory on Christmas Tree Collection

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News Release: Hamilton, Bermuda - The Ministry of Public Works reminds the public that Christmas tree collection will be held this Saturday, January 18 and next Saturday, January 25. Members of the public are advised to adhere to the following Christmas Tree Collection schedule: East End... Read more

Winter Storms Lashing US East Coast Expected to Bring Cold Weather to Bermuda by Friday

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Expect some of the coldest weather we have yet to experience in Bermuda by Friday, when the effects of the latest winter storm lashing the East Coast this week. According to the Bermuda Weather Service, winds are expected to pick up later tonight, with occasional showers in the forecast as a cold... Read more

Two International Experts Appointed to The Sargasso Sea Commission

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News Release: Hamilton, Bermuda - This week the Bermuda Cabinet approved the appointment of two international experts to the Sargasso Sea Commission. The Sargasso Sea Commission was established by the Hamilton Declaration on Collaboration for the Conservation of the Sargasso Sea, signed in Bermud... Read more

Tree Planting to Combat Impact of Global Warming on New Year’s Day

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In recognition of their 50th anniversary, the Bermuda National Trust will plant 50 trees on New Year's Day. Backed by the newly formed Bermuda Climate Action Network, a spokesman for Bermuda Can said it's all part of the group's Vision 2020 campaign to plant 2020 trees across the island by the en... Read more

Christmas Tornado Hits Surrey as Wet Weather Causes Travel Chaos

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[caption id="attachment_21225" align="alignleft" width="392"] River Thames flooding at Datchet. A man surveys the flood scene as he perches on a partly submerged bench on a break from his cycling - Image: Richard Gillard[/caption] Two weeks' worth of rain is set to fall in 24 hours with 365 flood... Read more

Australia Experiences Hottest Day on Record & Its Worst Ever Spring Bushfire Danger

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Australia recorded its hottest day on record on Tuesday, with an average maximum temperature of 40.9C and its worst spring on record for dangerous bushfire weather. According to the Bureau of Meteorology: "The temperature beat the previous 40.3C set on January 7, 2013, in a record going back to 1... Read more

Severe Storms, Snow & Freezing Rain Will Hit Much of the United States This Week

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[caption id="attachment_21073" align="alignleft" width="397"] Image: Getty Images[/caption] Severe storms, snow and ice will affect millions across the United States of America this week - the week before Christmas. Forecasters at the US National Weather Service (NWS) say: "A couple of a... Read more

Snow Up to Four Inches Deep as UK Met Office Warns of Ice Blast

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[caption id="attachment_20987" align="alignleft" width="307"] Up to four inches of snow could hit today - Image: PA[/caption] Brits woke up to freezing temperatures on Monday after a night of downpours of up to four inches of snow, as the Met Office issued ice warnings across the UK. Ice alerts we... Read more

Climate Change: Greenland Ice Melt ‘Is Accelerating Seven Times Faster Than in The 1990s’

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[caption id="attachment_20922" align="alignleft" width="392"] File Photo: Greenland[/caption] Greenland is losing ice seven times faster than it was in the 1990s. BBC News reports: "The assessment comes from an international team of polar scientists who've reviewed all the satellite observat... Read more