Monthly Archives: October 2018

  • It will be a Whale of a time

    Posted on October 8, 2018 by in Conference 2019

    An estimated 10,000 humpback whales swim past Bermuda each spring, as they head north for the summer. They are known as “acrobats of the sea” for their breaching, sometimes leaping 50 feet out of the sea and slapping the water with their giant fins. These magnificent mammals are around 50 feet long and can weigh […]

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  • Thank heavens for rainfall!

    Posted on October 8, 2018 by in Conference 2019

    As a group of islands, Bermuda is obviously surrounded by water – salt water, that is. But it lacks inland freshwater sources such as rivers and streams. Water for drinking and washing comes directly from above: rainfall. At the rate of approximately 55 inches of rain spread throughout the year, that works well most of […]

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    Who’s coming to Bermuda for ICNT 2019?

    Posted on October 8, 2018 by in Conference 2019

    So far, representatives from conservation organisations in 26 countries have signed up to attend the Bermuda conference. They are: Aruba, Cameroon, Canada, Cayman Islands, Curaçao, Fiji, France, Guyana, Indonesia, Malawi, Netherlands, Nigeria, Russia, Sierra Leone, South Korea, Sri Lanka, St Helena, St Lucia, Tanzania, Taiwan, Trinidad and Tobago, Uganda, United Kingdom, United States, Virgin Islands, […]

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  • Cultural royalty joins speaker line-up

    Posted on October 8, 2018 by in Speakers

    Marquetta Goodwine became Queen Quet after being elected Chieftess of the Gullah/Geechee Nation. A native of St Helena Island, South Carolina, she is an author, preservationist, computer science, lecturer and performance artist. In 2008, she recorded the story of the Gullah/Geechee at UNESCO headquarters in Paris for the UN archives. Her activism began with securing […]

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