A general meeting of GOB Menorca members on 21 December, approved the resumé of activities of 2016, the budget for 2017, and the composition of the new Board of Directors. This next year will be the 40th anniversary of the creation of GOB Menorca, and it will be marked by a series of activities and celebrations. Continue reading A General Meeting of GOB Members initiates the 40th anniversary of its existence in Minorca
While in the Arctic temperature records continue to be broken, other conservation issues both locally and internationally, are looking a little brighter. Continue reading Clean Up and Get Paid!
This week, a course will start combining talks and excursions on Autumn in Menorca and will deal with geology, flowers, mushrooms and wild animals. There are still one or two places available. Continue reading Last day to register for a course “Autumn in Menorca”
The practice of giving a picture of the farming industry as being part of the countryside and the landscape is sometimes used to mask less attractive activities. The draft of a law being drawn up by the Directorate General for Agriculture of the Balearic Government to give exemptions on conditions for buildings and agricultural facilities includes parts which appear unacceptable. Continue reading Agricultural exemptions or building deregulation in the country?
4 red kites, 1 booted eagle, 4 kestrels, 2 barn owls, 5 ravens, 3 gulls and 2 unidentified birds make the list of birds electrocuted during 2015 and 2016 and which, at the moment, is on the record of the Council for the Environment of the Balearic Government, the ministry responsible for the protection of endangered species. Continue reading At least 21 birds electrocuted recently in Menorca