Etiqueta 'Environment'
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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Nature

Research finds 400 sperm whales off the Balearics

This association has photographed and identified 86 examples of sperm whale over the past thirteen years, leading it to estimate that the community is around 400.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter06/01/2016 00:00

Environment

Capdepera has the highest level of forest fire recurrence

Remote-sensing satellite images provide a good tool for mapping forest fires and enable the identification of areas at the greatest risk.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter02/01/2016 00:00

Environment

Traffic reduction part of Palma’s plan for tackling climate change

A change in transport use will be one of the measures to be adopted, Noguera saying that the effects of climate change are already evident and also concerning.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter26/12/2015 00:00