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Go to see the Agora on Sustainability

An assembly room made out of straw explains how Menorca contributes to the Sustainable Development Goals. You can visit it between 18.00 to 21.00 h until 11 August. The United Nations, in 2015, approved the Sustainable Development Goals, a declaration that brings together world policies that, for the first time, consider the question of the environment as a universal matter for strategy development. Continue reading Go to see the Agora on Sustainability

Forty Responsible Backpackers

A week of submersion in nature, in typically Menorcan countryside, forty backpackers arriving from all the villages of the island, boys and girls between 6 and 12 years old, eager for knowledge and with excitement for an adventure. These were the ingredients for those who were on summer camp this year in Mongofra Nou. It was a week full of activities, learning, friendships and adventures in living. Continue reading Forty Responsible Backpackers

Introduce a new member and bring them to the Aglaia concert free

This summer there are some important musical dates in Menorca. One of them is the concert to be given on 16 August by Anna Ferrer and Clara Peya in Mercat des Claustre (Mahon). If you become a GOB member recommended by an existing member both of you will be able to have free entry to the concert. The number of places is limited. Continue reading Introduce a new member and bring them to the Aglaia concert free

Saturday 29, workshop on how to treat the problems of the kitchen garden

With the arrival of the summer and its heat and humidity, problems appear in the kitchen garden: fungus, lice… Saturday, 29 June at 10, we are having a workshop at Es Viver of GOB where the problems will be explained as well as how to recognise and treat them with respect to the environment. The workshop is open to the public, is free and there is no need to make a reservation. Continue reading Saturday 29, workshop on how to treat the problems of the kitchen garden

Microplastics and polystyrene in the Marine Reserve

A large volume of needless plastic and a great deal of broken plastic bits. This comes from the cleaning of the shore that GOB organised for 9 June in the area to the west of Cala Tirant. In total, more than 130 kilos of rubbish was collected of which more than 125 kilos were plastics and petroleum derived materials such as expanded polystyrene and ropes. If this is compared with other areas we have cleaned along the shore we see that the quantity collected seems to be less than we find normally, but it has to be borne in mind that a significant amount of this rubbish collection was made from the so called micro plastics, pieces of small plastic. As the area cleaned was a macar (a stony beach), the micro plastics accumulate between stones and are difficult to extricate. Continue reading Microplastics and polystyrene in the Marine Reserve