vehicle_recycling_busesCan an old and unused bus be transformed into an art studio for the good of the community?

It’s a simple enough question, but after a day of making phone calls and sending e-mails Ami Zanders is still waiting for an answer.

The 33-year-old artist remains hopeful but she continues to play the waiting game after being “passed from one person to the next” at the Ministry of Transport.

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Local artists want to transform two abandoned buses into a much-needed studio space to nurture the creativity of Islanders.

Artist Ami Zanders is leading the campaign to put the two vandalised buses in St. David's to good use "for the sake of the community."

She says it makes sense to "recycle the buses" rather than forking out thousands of dollars in rent to promote Bermuda's home-grown artistic talent.

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net_meter_2There are now over 20 customers with renewable energy systems connected to BELCO – a success as Bermuda residents take steps toward a new thinking and practice here on the island.

While BELCO continues to improve upon its systems and configuring them with Net metering, we are pleased to provide some further tips/pointers that first-hand Net metering users and sources have provided Greenrock.

Bermuda has been disposing of waste at the airport dump for nearly 40 years with little thought of the impact on the environment.

The resulting damage to Castle Harbour and surrounding marine habitats is irreversible coral reefs and the black grouper population have been notably affected.

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anderson_rayWithin the environmental community, there is widespread acceptance of the Ehrlich equation that establishes the relationship among four factors: population (P), affluence (A), technology (T), and environmental impact (I). The relationships are expressed in the famous Ehrlich impact equation: I=PxAxT (published in The Population Bomb by Paul and Anne Ehrlich). Many consider this equation immutable, and believe there is no way to break its iron grip on humanity. As any of the three independent variables grows, environmental impact increases.

How do we break the grip of this equation on the future of humankind? How do we rewrite the equation for a sustainable future?

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Bermuda’s first commercial installation of a photovoltaic (PV) solar energy system at Lindo’s Market in Devonshire -- Bernews.comIt's heartening to read a National Geographic post in which a recent visitor extolls Bermuda's virtures. No doubt visitors will be even more impressed by Bermuda’s first commercial installation of a photovoltaic (PV) solar energy system at Lindo’s Market in Devonshire.

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A project encouraging the growing of local fruits and vegetables is getting support this summer from insurer Catlin Bermuda.

Healthy Harvest, a 2009 initiative of the Greenrock sustainable development charity, is currently seeking new locations for community gardens around the Island.

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