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Coral Reefs 101: What to Know About Our Underwater Ecosystem

Coral 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 or SCUBA diving; supporting a diverse range of species, from damselfish to groupers. Coral often takes a back seat to the animals that it sustains. Everyone knows what a reef shark looks like and what a reef shark does, but they have…


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Bermuda Beasts: Diamondback Terrapin

Sometimes known as a mangrove terrapin, you’ll find these little friendly creatures in land-locked brackish water ponds in Hamilton Parish. They are classified as a level 2 protected species and declared to be Vulnerable under the Protected Species Act. Find…


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6 Bermuda Beauties You Didn’t Know Were Endemic

Who knew Bermuda had its own subspecies of bream? Or garfish for that matter? Here are 6 animals found here and nowhere else.     1. White-Eyed Vireo Affectionately known as a Chick-of-the-Village in Bermuda, our white-eyed vireo is a…


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4 East End Hikes to Enjoy this Weekend

Looking to enjoy some time outdoors this weekend before Hurricane Teddy arrives? Choose one of these four East End hikes and we promise, you won't be disappointed.   1. Ferry Reach With some 63.66 acres of open space straddling the…


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How to Bring Your Garden Back After a Hurricane

There is no time for tears in the garden after a storm as there is plenty of work to be done. First thing, if you have electricity and water, is to wash the salt off your plants. If you don’t…

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Bermuda Beasts: Moon Jellyfish

Usually found bobbing in the bays of Bermuda in the summer months, this sneaky floating creature is a nuisance for swimmers and fisherman. Here are 5 facts about the Moon Jellyfish you might not know.   1. The range of…