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Building Bridges & Connecting the Community

Bridges aren’t built simply to join two separate pieces of land; they are built to connect the people that use them. That connection works to unite separate communities, expand boundaries and allow access to formerly inaccessible areas. With that theme of connectivity as their main objective, the family-led team behind the Friends of the Bermuda Railway Trails (FBRT) charity have now bridged and reconnected the trail in four separate locations with both expected and unexpected results.    It all began…


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Bermuda Beasts: Zebra Slug

Zebra slugs can be found anywhere where they might feed on sponges – they are numerous along the reef line from Fort St. Catherine’s beach stretching to Tobacco bay. Here are 7 facts about zebra slugs you probably don't already…


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Bermuda Beasts: 6 Facts About The Bermuda Cave Shrimp

Bermuda cave shrimp are small and very rarely seen. but with cave diving expertise and equipment, you may be able to see one of their small population in Crystal Caves, Green Bay Cave, Roadside Cave, and Tucker’s Town Cave. Below…


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Bermuda Beasts: 8 Facts About Hermit Crabs

Where can you spot them? Populations of land hermit crabs are drastically reduced, but some specimens still exist in Hungry Bay nature reserve. They are a terrestrial crab, favouring mangrove habitats and sandy shorelines. Hermit crabs do not produce their…


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Capturing Our Underwater World: An Interview with Ron Lucas

Ron Lucas has wheeled about with Manta Rays in strong currents off the island of Komodo, and felt the piercing gaze of a mother whale, just a table’s length away from him, as her calf sheltered under her fin in…

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Dive-Bombing Terns: The Hassles of Being A Naturalist with Dr. David Wingate and Miguel Mejías

Exiting Flatt’s Inlet, Dr. Wingate spots a green turtle with its head above water, breathing for a moment before diving back down under the waves. “It’s rare to see those around here,” he says, and he retrieves a small pad…