This is a video showing a red kite being released back into the wild. It had been brought in wounded to the Centre of Recuperation for Wild Animals. Red kites as a species are in danger of extinction but the heavy decline in numbers is now slowly recovering in Menorca. So, saving this bird was particularly important. Red kites are especially vulnerable to poisoning and electrocution from power lines. Continue reading Video of a saved Red Kite
This Saturday there will be a practical workshop to learn how to cultivate ecological tomatoes. It will be at Es Viver, the GOB market garden, at 10 am. It is open to everyone and will be free of charge.
Es Viver is on the airport road next to Mestral. Here you can find it in Google Maps.
Here you can see an interesting video by 360.org that explains so well why we do not agree with the implementation of Natural Gas in Menorca, apart from that, temporarily, at the main power station in Mahon Harbour.
We are building a movement of GAS-tivists who are organising to stop fossil gas.We have a choice to make : fossil fuels or a livable planet. It's now or never. Will you join us?Animation and Text by Kevin BucklandSound and Video Editing by Lucia ArminoMusic by Supergood www.supergood.orgSupported by Rosalux-Europa (Rosa-Luxemburg-Stiftung Brussels office)
Gepostet von Gastivists am Mittwoch, 28. März 2018
On Sunday 1 April there will be a new talayotic excursion organized by the Consell Insular and GOB one of the cycle that brings together the discovery of sites on the island with scientific information on the talayotic world. Continue reading Sunday 1 April Excursion to the Sant Agustí settlement
A year on and the volunteers of the Centre for the Recuperation of Wild Animals have had some training on the handling and the first assistance to give to wild animals suffering from an accident. The volunteers are essential to the day to day running of the Centre. Thanks to their commitment and altruistic dedication of the individual volunteers the Centre helps more than 1000 animals a year. Continue reading Training for Volunteers of the Animals Hospital
Now Spring is here and we can start to plant out the kitchen garden for the summer. At Es Viver of GOB there is a large range of seedlings for sale of local kitchen garden varieties, produced ecologically. We offer traditional varieties of Menorca, to obtain home grown produce with the taste and quality of before. Continue reading Seedlings for the ecological kitchen garden from Es Viver
Testimony to some years of dangers in regional planning
So judged the Court in Palma. The aquatic park installation authorised in Biniancolla in 2014 in a protected rural area is not in the general public interest. Continue reading The aquatic park was not in the public interest
(This article was issued on 15 December 2017 but was not translated into English at that time.)
The organisations, Menorquins pel Territori (Menorcans for their Territory) and GOB continue to coordinate their efforts on marine subjects. Now they have asked for some changes in the management of the marine reserve to the north of the island where, because of the deterioration of sea life, it became evident that a study was needed. Continue reading The Marine Reserve of the North requires changes
The activities of the surveillance bodies during 2017 have especially drawn attention to one of the evils of the marine environment of Menorca: the commerce from illegal fishing. Penalties have realised nearly 10,000 euros. Continue reading Further news concerning illegal fishing around Menorca
The Menorca Preservation Fund has agreed to help a series of initiatives that GOB is promoting for adapting farming activities to climate change. Continue reading An agreement with the Menorca Preservation Fund