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#ChooseBDA Launched by Local Business Owners

The digital campaign #ChooseBDA was launched on Sunday, May 3rd on Instagram and Facebook as an effort by a small group of business owners to help bring awareness to the major impact local small businesses have on the island’s overall economy. These founding business owners hail from different sectors of the economy and collectively saw the need for a conversation about a change in mindset from the consumers to the local business and all of Bermuda’s stakeholders. Danielle Paynter from…


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Everything You Need to Know About Phase 1 of Reopening Bermuda

On Saturday, May 2nd at 6AM, Bermuda’s Shelter in Place period will end, and the island will enter into Phase 1 of the proposed phased reopening of Bermuda. But, how does Phase 1 differ from Shelter in Place? Where Shelter…


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10 Things COVID-19 is Teaching Us

Believe it or not, COVID-19 is instilling in us some very important lessons, ones that we can carry with us into the future.   1. How Important Our Growers and Makers Are  Locally-grown produce and locally-made products are more important…


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COVID-19 Community Heroes

While the majority of us are practicing isolation for the safety of ourselves and others, there are those who are on the front lines, helping our country to successfully navigate this unprecedented time. Here we salute our 11 local heroes,…


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Cave Research Aided by a Robotic Helper: A donated remotely operated vehicle will further research on marine organisms

The rare and ancient microorganisms that live in Bermuda’s submerged caves intrigue BIOS marine ecologist Leocadio Blanco-Bercial, but venturing into these dark, remote spaces to document and retrieve samples is often logistically difficult, not to mention dangerous. When a colleague…

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Tiny and Tested in Bermuda: Inexpensive Deep-Sea Camera System Lands Cover of Oceanography Journal 

A Bermuda-tested camera that is so small and lightweight that it can rest on top of a credit card, yet robust enough to withstand pressure from tons of ocean water while capturing video and photos at depths up to 18,044…