Etiqueta 'Environment'
Jon Chambers in action racing for Great Britain.

Lifestyle

British cycling champion pedalling for the preservation of Mallorca

“I strongly believe that together we can make a lasting impact on preserving the natural beauty of Mallorca and ensuring a sustainable future for generations to come.”

Humphrey Carter22/12/2023 11:23

Foraminifera

Environment

Tiny marine organisms uncover the Earth’s history: zooming in on Foraminifera

In 1942, geologist Guillem Colom pioneered studies in foraminifera from the Balearic Sea.

Marilles Foundation30/08/2019 09:57

Half a million euros are to be invested in the information centre at the Raixa finca in Bunyola.

Tourist tax

Half the tourist tax revenue destined for water projects

In all, almost 24 million out of the 30 million will be spent on environmental and water projects.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter24/01/2017 00:00

The number of black vultures in the Tramuntana has increased significantly since protected zones were declared in 2007.

Environment

Concern over effect of tourist pressure on Tramuntana wildlife

The number of people visiting the Tramuntana mountains could seriously affect biodiversity conservation.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter25/11/2016 00:00

Cabrera. The National Park has been in existence for 25 years.

Environment

Environmentalists urging expansion of Cabrera National Park

Environmentalists want the marine area to make up 21% of the Cabrera National Park.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter02/11/2016 00:00

Environmentalists GOB want a cut to the number of Majorca's tourists.

Tourism

Environmentalists demanding tourist quotas

Environmentalists GOB believe that the regional government is incapable of acting decisively in dealing with the negative effects of mass tourism.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter21/10/2016 00:00

Geoff Dominy.

Environment

Taking responsibility for Majorca's environment

"We need to be taking more responsibility for the environment we live in, not blaming tourists. We need them."

Humphrey Carter10/09/2016 00:00

The Es Trenc minibus service catered for over 12,000 beachgoers in August.

Transport

Es Trenc minibus service being considered for other beaches

The government is wishing to change the model of transport in environmentally sensitive places.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter01/09/2016 00:00

The fires at Sa Canova have increased Arta town hall's determination to be compensated.

Environment

Arta demanding greater compensation for environmental conservation

Arta, as is the case with certain other municipalities, foregoes potential revenue by sticking rigidly to a policy of conservation.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter24/08/2016 00:00

Alcudiamar is planning on investing 21 million euros.

Nautical

A "serious mistake" if Alcudiamar investment is prevented

Alcudiamar suggests that the project would in fact produce environmental benefits for the bay and the beach.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter11/07/2016 00:00

One of the beaches being protected is Cala Torta.

Environment

Arta seeks similar arrangements to Es Trenc

Arta wants the same sort of compensation as Campos and the expropriation of a plot for car parking.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter16/04/2016 00:00

Catalonia shares concerns over Mediterranean oil prospecting

Environment

Catalonia shares concerns over Mediterranean oil prospecting

Consideration was given to the drafting of the law on a Mediterranean free of prospecting, something that is due to be placed before Congress.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter12/04/2016 00:00

Government drafts law for managing Es Trenc nature park

Environment

Government drafts law for managing Es Trenc nature park

The draft legislation is now open to public consultation and it envisages regulations for moorings, chiringuito beach-bars and car parking.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter29/03/2016 00:00

Greater protection for natural spaces.

Environment

New law would toughen up environmental controls

Under this law there is to be a streamlining of procedures to allow the creation of nature parks and also a ban on party boats in so-called natural areas.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter19/03/2016 00:00

Calvia wants tourists to help keep the beaches clean

Environment

Calvia wants tourists to help keep the beaches clean

In addition to environmental awareness, aims of the scheme are to promote winter tourism and natural heritage conservation.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter03/02/2016 00:00

Action to tackle the drought

Weather

Action to tackle the drought

The government points to a combination of high temperatures, increased population, pressure on resources and the condition of some facilities as making such action necessary.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter30/01/2016 00:00

Seawater quality is excellent in 86% of Balearic samples

Environment

Seawater quality is excellent in 86% of Balearic samples

The three points where quality was at its most deficient were Camp de Mar in Andratx, Cala Egos in Santanyi and Cala Pedrera, Es Castell in Minorca.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter18/01/2016 00:00