The Wildlife Recovery Center opens its doors to the public this summer

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This Summer, Nature and Wildlife Lovers in Menorca Have the Opportunity to Visit GOB’s Wildlife Recovery Center. From Monday, July 1st, until September 30th, the Center will open its doors to the public from Monday to Saturday starting at 6 PM until sunset.

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The Order of (Political) Factors

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We live in strange times. People rent lounge chairs on the beach to avoid touching the sand. But when the beach ends up looking like a hard surface without sand, as it has this year at Sant Tomàs, no one wants to rent chairs. Then, the City Council considers moving them to Binigaus, a pristine beach where there are still sandy areas, with the goal that people can rent the chairs and thus not touch the sand. That’s the way the world is.

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The Balearic Islands coordinate to change the current tourism model

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Under the slogan “Change course: set limits on tourism,” the four Balearic islands are jointly working on a schedule of mobilizations and demands.

As a result of the public protests that have taken place in the archipelago, some coordination has been called for to deal with the multiple social, labour and ecological aspects of the all-consuming tourism expanding into every corner of these islands.

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Four Years of Science with Sea Observers

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The project promotes school participation in microplastic research along the Menorcan coastline

The 2023-2024 school year marks the fourth consecutive year of the “Observadors del Mar” [Sea Observers] project, coordinated by the Environmental Education and Marine Environment areas of GOB Menorca. This initiative focuses on sampling and analyzing beach sand to detect the presence of meso and microplastics, complementing these activities with educational content about coastal ecosystems.

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GOB asks Pedro Sánchez to suspend the Omnibus Decree-Law

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(translated from original article published 11 June)

The controversial text published recently by the Balearic Government that modified more than 50 rules, implies serious consequences in terms of the guarantees for protection of natural resources and the land; and makes a substantial effect to the existing regulatory framework, caused by a totally undemocratic measure such as a decree-law. A decree-law that does not allow in any way the urgency to go beyond social and political debate of unprecedented changes to the regulatory framework.

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Read the manifesto against the overcrowding of tourism in Menorca

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Last Saturday, the 8th, the Biosphere Square in Maó, where the headquarters of the Island Council is located, was filled with an outcry against the growing tourist overcrowding of the island.

It is highly recommended to read the demands that were raised in the manifesto, because they argue the reasons for the mobilization and go in step with the usual textbook criticism made about these acts.

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