This is the second evaluation of the Decree-Law of last February on urgent measures for the sustainability and circularity of tourism in the Balearic Islands. The first evaluated the need and scope for a moratorium on new tourist places. Today we analyse the principal shortcomings and dangers found in the text that should be discussed like a Parliamentary law. Continue reading Tourism Decree-Law (2): avoid greenwashing and urban hazards
With the arrival of spring, we already have at Es Viver seedlings for the garden of various local varieties: courgettes, Menorcan tomatoes for salads and for hanging, lettuces, chard, spinach, cucumbers. The seedlings are produced with ecological certification. Continue reading Ready – seedlings for the summer
The news of works to enlarge the parking at Punta Nati has caught many people by surprise. This is especially so because Menorca has already learned from sufficient existing data on the subject. Continue reading Punta Nati: Enlarge the parking or manage transport
Last February’s Decree-Law on urgent measures for sustainability and circular tourism in the Balearic Islands has incorporated new regulations that deserve analysis. Continue reading The Tourism Decree-Law (1): the tourist moratorium
The first edition of the book on Edible Wild Plants of Menorca, published by GOB, was sold out a few months ago. Following the printing of a new edition, it can now be found in bookshops. Continue reading Reissue of book on edible wild plants of Menorca
On Tuesday a campaign to collect signatures, to present to Parliament, for an Act for the Welfare of Current and Future Generations of the Balearic Islands will be explained. It will be informative clarifying the reasons for and content of the Act and will take place on Tuesday 15 March in the GOB offices (Moli del Rei, Cami des Castell, 53, Maó) at 8 pm. Continue reading Today for tomorrow. Where should we sign?
This evening, Thursday 3 March, will be the last of the round table discussions at the Ateneu concerned with projects applying for European Next Generation funding. Menorca has been designated as the pilot area for the Spanish Urban Agenda for the Ministry of Transport, Mobility and Urban Agenda. It is concerned with the development of sustainability goals in cities and communities. It can be followed by attending at the Ateneu of Maó or on its youtube channel , this Thursday at 8 pm. Continue reading Urban Agenda for Menorca: debate at the Ateneu
The fourth round table debate on projects that are hoping for European Next Generation funding will, this week, be on two sustainable tourism projects. They can be followed by attending at the Ateneu of Maó or on its youtube channel , this Thursday at 8 pm.
Tuto Saura will explain the Rebot project. Electric Llauts, and Àlex Billyra of Smart Demant. Intelligent Tourism. This will be followed by a debate between the attendees.
The great weight of tourism on our economy, with the corresponding social and environmental impact, forces us to reinvent ourselves constantly to be leaders in a tourist model based on sustainability.
This cycle of round table debates is organised by the Ateneu of Maó and GOB with the collaboration of Menorca Preservation. It aims to present and discuss projects that hope for European Next Generation funding. The last of these sessions will be on Thursday 3 March.
GOB has worked and continues to work on reducing and controlling the impacts caused by the remodelling of the Port of Fornells. It has focussed on various features that in our opinion are very important at an environmental level. Allegations, resources, meetings and opinion notes have been used, but no time has been dedicated to the proposed project of a new building in the urban area because there were already so many people analysing this intervention. Continue reading Fornells and avoidable impacts
The third round table discussion on projects that are eligible for the European Next Generation funding will be on Menorcan countryside projects. It will take place on Thursday 17 February at 20h at the Mahon Ateneu and can also be followed on your canal youtube Continue reading Projects on the rural world to be debated on Thursday 17 at the Ateneu