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Bermuda Beasts: Moon Jellyfish

Usually found bobbing in the bays of Bermuda in the summer months, this sneaky floating creature is a nuisance for swimmers and fisherman. Here are 5 facts about the Moon Jellyfish you might not know.   1. The range of size can greatly vary. With the diameter of their ‘bell’ ranging between 5 and 40 cm. 2. The jellyfish is actually carnivorous and feeds on zooplankton including fish eggs. The food collects in their tentacles and on the surface of…


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Bermuda Beasts: Barracuda

Probably a fish you'd hope to avoid when snorkeling or SCUBA diving, the barracuda has a reputation for being a bit of a stalker and thanks to their predator status and reputation for liking shiny things, the barracuda can be…


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Field Notes: Royal Poinciana

One of the finest shade trees which has made its home in Bermuda is the Royal Poinciana, or “The Flame of the Forest.” Known, botanically, as Poinciana regia, and a native of Madagascar, it was probably introduced to Bermuda about…


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Bermuda Beasts: Spiny Lobster

The first of September marks the start of lobster season in Bermuda, when it is legal to possess, hunt (so long as one has a permit) and consume the sweet meat of the spiny lobster. Between September 1st and March…


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Tourist in Your Own Town: Warwick Parish

Who knew there was so much do to in Warwick Parish? For both visitors to the island and locals too, there's plenty of natural splendor to be found in Warwick - here are some of our favorites.   1. Astwood…

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Environmental Emergency: TRASH

Our lifestyles generally, the pollution we generate and the amount of waste we create through packaging or discarding items we no longer want, especially when they are not discarded properly, are damaging our island’s ecology and contributing to climate change.…