A new project for seismic prospecting in the Balearic Sea has raised alarms for those people who want to avoid the subsequent heavy impact on the marine environment. You can help by adding your signature to a petition before 20 May. Continue reading Help to put a brake on a new project for seismic prospecting in the sea
The licence for the hotels in Son Bou given in 1970 allowed a building space of only 5,000 cubic meters, yet the buildings which were constructed were of 93,000 cubic metres. Continue reading Son Bou: the hotels which could not be built
GOB is calling for a meeting in front of the Consell Insular to discuss various aspects about the main road. The meeting will be on Friday 9 February at 11 am in the Plaça Biosfera in Mahon. Those people who are able to go will help to draw attention to some important questions on the matter. If you still have the SOS Menorca t-shirt, this will be a good opportunity to wear it. Continue reading Friday 9 February, action in front of the Consell Insular concerning the main road
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
As we mentioned in the last post, there is a project to refurbish the two hotels in Son Bou maintaining their height of 12 floors each.
We have started a campaign to ask Melia Hotels to reconsider the project. You may sign a letter to Meliá Hotels International SA, Department of Corporate Management to request it: Continue reading Add your signature to a letter to the Meliá Hotels to reduce their impact on Son Bou
Dear friends of GOB,
As the recently appointed President of GOB Menorca, I would like to thank you for the support you give to our organization. Continue reading Letter to GOB members, volunteers and partners
Classical music in an unusual setting will be on the flat roof of the Molí del Rei. This is offered this Friday with a repertoire which has been prepared by Esther Pons Barro (violin), Andreu Cardona (violin and viola) and Ulyana Popovych (piano). Continue reading Friday 7 July, the classics arrive to the roof of the Molí del Rei
The beautiful Es Freginal Park in Mahon, ornamented with placards for the different stalls, was the setting for a celebration where people were able to go all evening. Continue reading Report of Party to celebrate the 40th Anniversary of GOB in Menorca
This year, 2017, is the fortieth year since a group of young naturalists decided to take action concerning the future of Menorca. It seemed that, if nothing were done, the bird stock of the island would deteriorate irreversibly, especially in parts where the largest number of species were living. Urban growth linked to an increase in tourism was penetrating the island. Certainly, the Albufera des Grau was the clearest example. A space so valuable from the point of view of nature, was beginning to see itself affected by an urbanisation, a golf course and a project to make a sports marina. Continue reading 40 years of GOB Menorca
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