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COMMENT: Same Sex Marriage – Kevin Dallas Comes Out Swinging

Kevin Dallas is cuter than a corgi butt. Let’s get that out of the way. It’s been around six months since he arrived at the helm of the Bermuda Tourism Authority, tasked with guiding us into the unchartered waters of the America’s Cup, and he’s been flawless (also: adorable) thus far. But the last two weeks have been particularly noteworthy.On Monday, Mr Dallas announced the fifth consecutive quarter of growth in tourism (http://bernews.com/2017/05/bta-fifth-consecutive-quarter-of-growth/), presumably to the chagrin of David Burt,…


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A New Start for Waterstart

For the last 12 years, hundreds of students have descended upon BIOS during the summer months for a unique program that combines experiential education with SCUBA training: the Waterstart program. Founded in 2001 by marine science educator JP Skinner, the…


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Out to Catch a Spring “Bloom”

Each spring, when daffodils and other flowers emerge in gardens, tiny ocean plants called phytoplankton also undergo a surge of production and rapid growth near the surface of the Sargasso Sea. Although each marine phytoplankton is small—tinier than the period…


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30 Years of Fun-Raising!

As a philanthropic community, Bermuda is abundant in creative fund-raising initiatives that address a wide range of important causes. One such long-standing event is the XL Catlin End-to-End, a hugely popular annual occurrence that will be celebrating its 30th year…


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Humans Celebrate Launch of Lionfish-Killing Robot by Forcing a Lionfish to Watch Them Cook his Brethren

This Wednesday, on the back lawn of the Commissioner’s House in Dockyard, a single lionfish was forced to watch in terror as humans gathered from across the world to feast on his family. The reason for this sadistic celebration? The…

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Road Rage

Though the full extent of the problem isn’t as widely acknowledged as it should be, Bermuda has an abnormally high rate of driving-related injuries and fatalities for a jurisdiction of our size. Despite the noble efforts of many concerned residents…