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Bermuda Beasts: Wolf Spider

Usually brown, grey or tan with dark markings, the wolf spider, while common in Bermuda, evokes shudders from those who have encountered one indoors. Here are 6 facts about the wolf spider you probably don't already know. 1. Ever wonder how the wolf spider got its name? Unlike most spiders, wolf spiders don’t spin webs to catch their prey, instead they chase, leap and pounce on their prey much like the four-legged predator of the forest. 2. Wolf spiders are…


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12 Sounds Every Bermudian Knows

Bermuda is a unique place, and it has unique sounds. Much of what makes up our distinctly Bermudian soundtrack is a result of the natural history of our island, but there's plenty of sounds precipitated by a Bermudian lifestyle.  …


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Ocean Day Overview: Overfishing, Conservation, and Sustainability

A global look at the most critical issue facing our oceans today. As with many other aspects of government policy, overfishing and other fishing-related environmental issues are a real problem, but it’s not clear that government intervention is the solution.…


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6 Ways Bermuda Led the World in Conservation

Bermuda has a long history of robust conservation measures – in fact, Bermuda introduced some of the earliest conservation legislation in the world. Without some of these initiatives, Bermuda’s natural environment might have looked drastically different than it does today.…


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What’s Living in the Sargasso Sea?

The struggle for life that persists in every organism on earth has prompted the creation of whimsical habitats and ingenious adaptations, which allow for the most efficient conversion of the sun’s energy into energy that can be used by them.…

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7 Amazing Ocean Creatures and Where to Spot Them

Bermuda's waters are ripe with beautiful ocean creatures that you can spot close to shore or in open water. Here are 7 of the most fascinating animals waiting to be seen.   Spotted Eagle Ray – Flatt’s Inlet The crystal…