Illegal dumping on Bermuda's Railway TrailFollowing complaints from Marsh Folly workers of illegal dumping at the facility, Government has issued a reminder that the offence now carries a $10,000 fine.

The Department of Waste Management is also installing cameras to watch "dumping hot spots around Bermuda" and catch offenders, according to a spokeswoman.

earth-globe-green-genericThe Bermuda National Trust is inviting all students to participate in the 2014 Earth Day Student Video Competition to showcase your creativity, innovation, and commitment to our natural and cultural heritage, as well as to the future of the planet.

Blue HaloThe Sustainable Development Department will host a panel discussion on a proposed marine reserve later this month.

The proposal, called the "Bermuda Blue Halo" by supporters, could cover a massive portion of Bermuda's Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ).

3-wheeled-carVisitors might be able to rent out three-wheeled city cars and covered trikes instead of hiring mopeds when they stay in Bermuda in the future.

Officials remain tight-lipped about exactly which 'alternative rental vehicles' might be used here. But the Bermuda Sun understands Government has received proposals from entrepreneurs looking to bring in two and three-wheeled, eco-friendly and battery operated vehicles, such as those shown here.

illegal dumpingCrisis point is reached as abandoned cars and other garbage are left behind

CCTV cameras will be installed around the waste facility next to the airport to tackle a new wave of illegal dumping.

The brazen fly tipping over the last few weeks has seen burned out cars, construction materials, air conditioning units and furniture simply abandoned at the entrance to the Government-run dump in the long term car park.

Judith LandsbergJudith Landsberg, who is stepping down as president of Greenrock, the environmental charity will continue her commitment to green issues on the other side of the world.

The environmentalist who is currently pursuing a Master's degree in environmental leadership courtesy of Duke University, is returning to her native Australia with her family.

tuckerspointTime is running out for eco-friendly businesses to enter this year's Green Workplace Awards.

The third annual Greenrock competition will reward firms that go the extra mile for the sake of the environment.

For the past two years Greenrock has celebrated companies who have made changes in the office to promote sustainability.

The deadline for entries is October 15, final submissions are due December 1.

no thanks 197x154Residents could wind up being charged 25 cents for every plastic bag they use, if the environmental group Greenrock has its way.

Similar initiatives have proven successful around the world at reducing plastic litter, Greenrock president Judith Landsberg said.

global-warmingGlobal warming could have a significant and direct impact on the Island and its residents, according to environmental group Greenrock.

A recent report by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) predicted that average sea levels will rise between 26cm and 82cm by the end of the century as a result of global warming, and that man has been the dominant influence on climate change.

thumb kbblogoMore than three tons of trash have been found on Bermuda’s shorelines by volunteers for Keep Bermuda Beautiful’s annual Marine Clean-Up.

The 454 volunteers dispersed across 32 different locations and were asked to be ‘citizen scientists’ for the day by logging each type of litter they found.

IMG 0705Saltus-KBBgrpWOn September 21st, joined by Saltus mascot "Sammy the Knight," over 50 Saltus staff, students and their families came together to clean up John Smith's Bay as part of the  KBB Island-wide Clean Up. 

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