Archive for August, 2010

A pleasant approach on biodiversity awareness

A pleasant approach on biodiversity awareness

There are many pleasant ways to get people approach nature and biodiversity; fieldsketching is one of them. Fieldsketching activities can be promoted as environmental education by NGOs, or local councils. In Portugal that is not a common… Read more

Diaspora, free Facebook for the masses

Diaspora, free Facebook for the masses

This year, Facebook has undergone a number of problems related to privacy of its users. Faced with this, four American students devised a social network of open format, allowing its users and managers to have more control over this aspect: the… Read more

A Lenda

A Lenda

Há quem diga que são aprovadas pelos autarcas para assim poderem encher os cofres da edilidade com taxas de urbanização. Ora, essa é uma lenda urbana extraordinariamente contra-producente que tem sido veiculada pelos ambientalistas, mas que… Read more

Stories of a crusader

Stories of a crusader

Biodiversity and Local History So many species inhabited our lands, rivers and seas in the past. Biodiversity can be “mainstreamed” into local history awareness actions and vice-versa, as indeed natural and historical heritage are both building… Read more

Tour of the Ecological Consumer

Tour of the Ecological Consumer

A circuit on (our) consumption and biodiversity This activity was promoted by the Municipality of Moita, Portugal, last April, with the support of Fenacoop (National Federation of Consumer Cooperatives), a member of Eurocoop, and the cooperative… Read more

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