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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. From salt marshes that seem too toxic to be habitable, or the darkest and most desolate parts of the ocean, life still persists. One of the most unique and specialized habitats in the world can be found in the Sargasso Sea. Starkly contrasting the vibrancy of coral reefs, the open ocean is largely...


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Bermuda Beasts: 8 Facts About Kiskadees

Where can you spot them? Almost anywhere in Bermuda. The kiskadee population is huge, and the birds occupy every habitat from the coast, to woodland, to urban areas. Two hundred kiskadees were introduced to Bermuda in 1957 to control lizard...


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Bermuda Beasts: Spotted Eagle Rays

Seeing a spotted eagle ray, no matter how many times you've done so before, is always special. Their long thin tails, beautiful triangular wings and spotted backs make this species of ray visually unique and seeing them fly out of the water is a...


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Bermuda Beasts: 7 Facts About The Portuguese Man O’ War

Where can you spot them? Anywhere on the surface of the ocean in Bermuda. If you see one, get out of the water immediately, as their tentacles can reach far further than you may think. You may also see them washed up on the beach, but be careful...


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LISTEN: A Walk on the Railway Trail

For most people living in Bermuda today, the name Tynes Bay conjures up the tall, cylindrical incinerator on Palmetto Road and the waste disposal facility. Essential though it is for disposing of much of our garbage, it does not seem the most au...

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Bermuda Beasts: Ten Facts About Green Turtles

Where can you spot them? Anywhere in the coastal waters of Bermuda. Green turtles are most popularly found among sea grass beds, and can commonly be spotted off Clearwater Beach and Daniel’s Head.   Bermuda is the only place in th...