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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 from his breast pocket and begins scribbling a note. After he is satisfied with his observation, he explains, “I’ve been keeping a journal since I was 15.” Ever since that age, he has written down wildlife observations in the field,…


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Year of the Bird

We’re already at the midpoint of the year, with the summer about to wreak its full heat on us and then the fall to bring us migratory birds, both expected and accidental. We never know quite what will arrive because…


Nature | Our Bermuda

Panic is Routine

This article was written by Park Breck and first appeared in the April 1960 issue of The Bermudian. It has been reproduced for the web with original spelling and photographs.    It was one of those soft, summery Bermuda afternoons…


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Thinking of Moving to the City?

Newly available are beautiful two and three bedroom homes at Rosemont City Place. Thinking of moving to the city? Then you must consider the luxury homes at Rosemont City Place, a development located at 20 Rosemont Avenue in Pembroke. Built…


Nature | Our Bermuda

What in the World are Seabeans?

Bermuda’s shorelines hold a multitude of treasures for those who only look closely. From sand dollars, the skeletons of sea urchins that have turned brittle and white, to mermaid’s purses, the black, wiry, dried egg sacs that used to hold…

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BREAM Report: Farming Damselfish Unlikely Consequence of Overfishing

In a report released earlier this year, Bermuda Reef Ecosystem Analysis and Monitoring (BREAM) director Dr. Thaddeus Murdoch painted a picture of the health of Bermuda’s reefs. Though in some areas we are doing worse than previous years, in many…