Bermuda could create one of the world’s largest ocean reserves by the end of the year, making the Island an international leader in ocean conservation. Owain Johnston-Barnes sat down with Chris Flook of the Pew Environment Group about the proposed ‘Bermuda Blue Halo’ project.
Surrounding the Island 200 miles in all directions, the Bermuda Exclusive Economic Zone could not only help the environment, but provide a boost for the tourism industry and garner Bermuda international attention.
According to Mr Flook, all we have to do is protect it.
Mr Flook, along with the Pew Environment Group and its numerous partners including Government, hope to turn as much as 94 percent of the zone into an enormous nature reserve.
Read the full article, This is Truly Bermuda’s Time to Shine, on the Royal Gazette website.