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KBB celebrates World Oceans Day
Friday, June 08, 2018

In celebration of World Oceans Day, Keep Bermuda Beautiful (KBB) has lined up several events for June 7 — 9. 


Prevent plastic pollution
Thursday, June 07, 2018

Today, June 8th, is World Oceans Day, and the theme for this year is the prevention of plastic pollution to encourage healthy oceans. On World Oceans Day, people around our blue planet celebrate and honour the ocean, which connects us all.


Ministry On Sightings Of Hammerhead Shark
Wednesday, June 06, 2018

Following the most recent shark sighting at Shelly Bay, the Ministry said it is likely the same one as seen over the past few months and said that while there is no need for alarm, “under no circumstances should anyone attempt to approach or handle the shark in any way.”


Expert: hammerhead no threat to humans
Tuesday, June 05, 2018

A six-foot hammerhead shark spotted cruising close to the shore is unlikely to be a threat to humans, marine experts said yesterday.


Video: Shark Makes ‘Visit’ To Shelly Bay Beach
Monday, June 04, 2018

Yet another video of a shark has gone viral, this time with footage appearing to show the shark coming in close to shore at Shelly Bay Beach.



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Video: Shark Makes ‘Visit’ To Shelly Bay Beach
Bernews
Monday, June 04, 2018


Yet another video of a shark has gone viral, this time with footage appearing to show the shark coming in close to shore at Shelly Bay Beach.

This latest shark sighting comes following a number of others, with local expert Choy Aming previously saying that he is “almost positive that the same hammerhead is being spotted repeatedly,” going on to explain that hammerheads “are quite docile and are not really a threat to people” and noted that “this may be the only hammerhead you see in Bermuda in your life.”
 

 

In April, Mr. Aming, who is involved with Bermuda Shark Project, told Bernews, “I am almost positive that the same hammerhead is being spotted repeatedly. I have been sent probably 10 different videos of the hammerhead over the last few weeks.

“This shark was first in Flatts and then spotted twice in St.George’s Harbour at the beginning of April. No one saw it for a week or so and then it was spotted at Swing Bridge and twice in St. Georges Harbor again. The last sighting was in the channel near Admiralty House on the weekend.”