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Ocean Day Overview: Overfishing, Conservation, and Sustainability
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Ocean Day Overview: Overfishing, Conservation, and Sustainability

https://yourbassguy.com/best/fishing-drone/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. Indeed, it might be one of the main drivers of overfishing and other conservation and sustainability issues stemming from commercial fishing. Much like drone fishing, there are serious ethical issues of interest to the average angler. There’s another commonality that…


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How Teddy Tucker Led a Team of National Geographic Photographers through the Sargasso Sea

A media embargo has finally lifted from a group of highly skilled Bermudian and overseas naturalists who set out to document the golden rain forest of the Sargasso Sea. In a series of summer expeditions between 2011 and 2014, National…


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Wildlife 101: Diamondback Terrapins with Dr. Mark Outerbridge

How much do you know about the Diamondback Terrapin? We spoke with expert Dr. Mark Outerbridge of the Department of Conservation Services to find out what it is that makes the Diamondback Terrapin so special and what we can do…


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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.…


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The Gift That Lasts Forever: The Butterfield Nature Reserves

This article was taken from our archives. It first appeared in our Fall 2006 issue. It appears here as it did originally.  What could be sweeter than giving a present to your country and countrymen by wrapping up a parcel…

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In the Garden: Summer

Come June, the royal poinciana’s blazing blossoms signal that summer has arrived in Bermuda. A favourite deciduous tree in many a Bermudian garden ever since it first arrived in the nineteenth century, the poinciana’s leafy parasol supplies refuge from the…