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6 Ways Bermuda Led the World in Conservation
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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. 1. Sea Turtle ProtectionsBermuda passed its first law to protect turtles in 1620 – and it may have been the New World’s first ever written conservation legislation. The law prohibited the catching and killing of young turtles that measured less…


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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 InletThe crystal clear and…


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Field Notes: Oleander

One of the finest floral features of Bermuda is that provided by the Oleander. To fully appreciate the loveliness of the flowers they must be seen, for words can scarcely describe the dazzling brilliance of the Oleanders during the months…


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Everything You Need to Know About Coral Reefs

The coral reef is all around us: It serves as a water break so that our island isn’t pummelled with the full force of ocean waves. What’s more, it creates an enchanting underwater landscape that you can experience by snorkelling…


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Admiralty House Park

With sweeping views from Dockyard to St. George’s and remnants of its colonial naval history still evident, Admiralty House Park  is both busy and beautiful community parkland. Today, Admiralty House Park is a tranquil expanse of hillside stretching down to…

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Field Notes: The Paw Paw Tree

This article was taken from our archives. It first appeared in the October 1952 issue of The Bermudian. It appears here exactly as it did originally. A well-known plant found in most tropical and sub-tropical countries is the Papaw or…