Greetings from the President of GOB Menorca, Christmas 2020

Thank you! Thank you! Thank you!

After a year like the one we have lived, I cannot start this greeting in any other way.  As we well know, this year of 2020 has been very difficult especially owing to the unexpected situation caused by Covid, which changed all the plans for our society provoking a never before imagined climate of uncertainty. Continue reading Greetings from the President of GOB Menorca, Christmas 2020

Two orchards of ecological fruit join the Land Stewardship Scheme

The growing of healthy fruit without using toxic products is increasing little by little in Menorca. Two orchards in the Cala en Porter ravine are involved in the ecological production of fruit and are being incorporated into the network of farms that are promoted by GOB in the Land Stewardship Scheme. Continue reading Two orchards of ecological fruit join the Land Stewardship Scheme

Sponsorship of an animal as a gift

At Christmas time, it is possible to make gifts that are of social and environmental benefit. GOB’s Centre of Recuperation for Wild Animals proposes making a gift to someone, or to yourself, of sponsorship for one of the animals resident at the centre. It is a way of helping conservation work and environmental education by maintaining the fauna of Menorca that are in this hospital for wild animals. You can become a sponsor by clicking here. Continue reading Sponsorship of an animal as a gift

Today, regenerative agriculture debate

Understand the evolution of a conventional farmer turning to regenerative agriculture. Follow the reflections of an agricultural technician whose successful experiences result from understanding the principles of nutrient cycling for maintaining soil fertility – these are some of the keys to a book to be presented this Wednesday 2 December in the Ateneu de Maó. This is an event organised by GOB

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Sign a petition for the reduction of large hotels along the coast

GOB is encouraging people to write to the President of the Balearic Government asking her to reconsider recently approved regulation that allows keeping large hotels along the coast and increasing their size. You can sign by making a click here (https://www.gobmenorca.com/firma-per-reconvertir-els-grans-hotels-del-litoral) Continue reading Sign a petition for the reduction of large hotels along the coast

Workshop on the influence of the moon on the plants

We have organized a new workshop at Es Viver (GOB’s garden centre) for Saturday 14 November morning, on the influence of the moon on plants. Historically, the phases of the moon have regulated the times for different works to be done in the countryside. This workshop will explain the aspects that should be kept in mind if we wish to follow these practices. Continue reading Workshop on the influence of the moon on the plants

An update on the hotels association

Earlier in the past month, there was an interview in the local press with the president of the hotels association of Menorca. One of the notable proposals made by this spokesperson was to enlarge coastal urbanisations, starting by removing land protection. GOB considers that this proposal is outdated, coming from the past century, and could be hiding personal interests. Continue reading An update on the hotels association

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