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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 others our reefs, the northernmost in the world, appear to be thriving.   [caption id="attachment_11136" align="aligncenter" width="800"] Grey Snapper. Copyright Ron Lucas & Bermuda Zoological Society.[/caption]   The report found that predatory fishes, such as snappers and groupers, were at…


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How To Become PADI Certified On Island

This summer is the perfect time to experience Bermuda’s beautiful underwater world. More abundant, colorful, and bursting with life than on land, our coral reefs are some of the healthiest that remain in the world. It’s possible to boat, swim,…


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Hurricane Season: Protect Your Home, Even in 100 mph Winds!

Every summer, Bermudians must consider the inevitable: the arrival of hurricane season. As many islanders have often experienced, the worst storms tend to hit between the months of August and - more-recently - October, so now is the time to…


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6 Creepy Crawlies Scarier Than A Cockroach

Tail-Less Whip Scorpion You may know these creatures from Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire (2005), directed by Mike Newell, when in the film Mad Eye Moody demonstrates a curse on an unfortunate specimen, to the horror of arachnophobe…


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Blue on Blue

With a near boundless view of vibrant blue ocean and sky, AZURA, which translates to “blue” from Latin, is the perfect name for the former Surf Side cottage hotel that has recently been completely gutted and reinvented as a stunning…

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Beans, Carrots, Tomatoes: Your July Crop

The incoming heat of the summer means that July allows for the smallest number of vegetables to be planted in Bermuda. While in many places planting too early poses a risk that delicate seeds will not survive the frost, in…