sargasso_nitrogen_cyclingBermuda Institute of Ocean Sciences researchers Andreas Andersson and Nicholas Bates were part of a groundbreaking  US National Science Foundation study on how increasing acidity in the sea’s waters may fundamentally change how nitrogen is cycled in them (a water sample being taken in the Sargasso Sea north-east of Bermuda during the course of the study is shown at left).

duckThe Bermuda Audobon Society is encouraging Bermudians to give a gift to both future generations of Bermudians as well as our feathered inhabitants this Christmas — a restored Seymour’s Pond.

The Minister of Environment, Planning and Infrastructure Walter Roban pledged Government’s support for the Sargasso Sea Alliance Initiative last week during a celebratory reception at the Bermuda Underwater Exploration Institute (BUEI) on Tuesday.

priusAs I was saying, the thing I love most about America is that there's always somebody here who doesn't get the word — and they go out and do the right thing or invent the new thing, no matter what's going on politically or economically. And what could save America's energy future — at a time when a fraudulent, anti-science campaign funded largely by Big Oil and Big Coal has blocked Congress from passing any clean energy/climate bill — is the fact that the Navy and Marine Corps just didn't get the word.


Architect William McDonough believes that green design can prevent environmental disaster -- while also driving economic growth. He champions “cradle to cradle” design that considers the full life cycle of a product, from its creation with sustainable materials to a recycled afterlife.


Meet the Air Pod. Its manufacturers think it could be the future of urban transport.

The Air Pod (or Air Car) runs on compressed air, and is a French invention that orchestrates old technologies into a new chassis.

Charles_MooreCapt. Charles Moore of the Algalita Marine Research Foundation first discovered the Great Pacific Garbage Patch -- an endless floating waste of plastic trash. Now he's drawing attention to the growing, choking problem of plastic debris in our seas.

eco-labelling-for-shippingCancun, Mexico, Monday December 6th 2010 - Carbon War Room, a not-for-profit organization that harnesses the power of entrepreneurs to implement market-driven solutions to climate change, moved the shipping industry one step closer to a low-carbon future today with the launch of a new data hub which publicizes the relative energy efficiency of almost every large ocean-going vessel and specific data on emissions from container ships. The launch takes place during the United Nations Framework for Climate Change Convention (UNFCCC) meetings in Cancun.

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The release of the Department of Energy's 'Research Report' reveals encouraging figures on Bermudian's desire to be energy conscious, how-ever, they remain largely uninformed of Government programmes.


A bike-sharing program in the U.S. capital offers commuters convenience and a way to beat pesky traffic.

Washington (CNN) -- Commuters in the U.S. capital can get to work by bus, subway and now -- more conveniently -- by bicycle.

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The following article is based on the newly released report entitled The Role of Agriculture in Bermuda's Future. Researched and prepared by Aran McKittrick, the report seeks to summarise some of the historic and modern challenges facing the agricultural industry, with an aim to better explaining their effect on the use and protection of arable land in Bermuda.

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