Voting has been opened for the participatory budgets of the Consell Insular (Island government). GOB has proposed the project “Freedom for hedgehogs” and we ask for your vote. Continue reading Vote for hedgehogs in the participatory budgets
(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 pizza, made with environmentally friendly ingredients will be the centre of attention on Saturday 3 in the Market Place of the Claustre del Carme. Five types of pizza will be explained but all have in common a base made in Menorca from an old fashioned wheat flour. Continue reading Saturday 3 March. Showcooking of environmentally friendly pizzas
The controversy concerning invoices paid in relation to the main road works was addressed in a previous post. In this article we analyse the second important question dealt with by the action for information that GOB organised on Friday 9 February in front of the offices of the island local government, the Consell Insular. Continue reading The road, the timetable and the controversy (2)
[Translation of the post in isoladiminorca.com by Gloria Vanni]
When chance becomes necessity.
My connection with Carlos Coll Pons happened by chance, when I felt the need to delve into some of the reasons behind my choice to live in Menorca. Nature, climate, sea, quality of life, sustainability, protected environment are the factors that made me love it at first sight. My love then increased but you get to a point where you need other confirmations and answers. Continue reading A chat with Carlos Coll Pons, Chairman of GOB
The loss of the electricity connection between Mallorca and Menorca due to the breakup of the cable found to be in bad condition, gives us a scenario worse than anything we have had until now. It means that the two islands could cause even more pollution from energy production than before so it is urgent that the public and institutions react and demand clean energy. Continue reading Energy supply at a cross roads in Menorca
As we explained in a former post, we sent a petition to the Balearic Government to allow checks at the Central Electricity Power Plant in Mahon.
Now you can sign this petition for a public control of the emissions: Continue reading Add your signature requesting public monitoring of the contaminating emissions in Menorca
GOB has sent a written request to the Balearic Government asking that a series of records made by the Central Electricity Power Station in Mahon is checked. The association has had access to documentation which has worrying information. Continue reading Petition for allowing checks at the Central Electricity Power Station of Menorca
Sending purified water to the lagoon, avoiding the use of lead shot, being able to feed carrion birds or leaving a part of the marine area for fishing only with creel, are some of the proposals that GOB has given recently for a Plan to Restore the Use and Management (Pla Rector d’Ús i Gestió (PRUG)) of the Albufera des Grau natural park. It will be a means of processing the management of a better relationship between human activities and a protected area. Continue reading Restore the potential of the Albufera des Grau
Reducing pollution emissions is a question of health as well as being a statutory obligation. The news which was published on Monday 13 November warned that the Central Government in Madrid does not accept changing the fuel of the central power station. This requires further explanation. Continue reading Mahon central power station and health