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We went to show our insects under the magnifying glass to the students of the Basic and Secondary School of Flores

We went to show our insects under the magnifying glass to the students of the Basic and Secondary School of Flores

May 16, 2024

The LIFE BEETLES project was recently at Basic and Secondary School of Flores to organize three sessions of …

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Regional Government distinguishes 44 parish councils with Excellence Award

Regional Government distinguishes 44 parish councils with Excellence Award

May 15, 2024

The Regional Secretary for the Environment and Climate Action, Alonso Miguel, distinguished this Tuesday 44 Azorean parish councils …

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Networking visit to the LIFE SNAILS project on the island of Santa Maria

Networking visit to the LIFE SNAILS project on the island of Santa Maria

May 14, 2024

The LIFE BEETLES project visited the LIFE SNAILS project, a nature conservation project dedicated to the conservation of …

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Alonso Miguel delivers fire truck tanker to Graciosa Humanitarian Associations of Volunteer Firefighters

Alonso Miguel delivers fire truck tanker to Graciosa Humanitarian Associations of Volunteer Firefighters

May 13, 2024

The Regional Secretary for the Environment and Climate Action, Alonso Miguel, presided over the delivery ceremony of a …

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World Migratory Bird Day

World Migratory Bird Day

May 11, 2024 read more
Regional Government promotes second edition of Portuguese Biosphere Reserves Festival on São Jorge Island

Regional Government promotes second edition of Portuguese Biosphere Reserves Festival on São Jorge Island

May 10, 2024

The Regional Secretary for the Environment and Climate Action, Alonso Miguel, presided over the opening of the Seminar …

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LIFE SNAILS - Cycling Against Invasions

LIFE SNAILS - Cycling Against Invasions

May 9, 2024

On 11 May, LIFE SNAILS, coordinated by the Regional Secretariat for the Environment and Climate Action, invites all …

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Flores BR – Let’s listen to the Shearwaters

Flores BR – Let’s listen to the Shearwaters

May 8, 2024

On 10 May, the Regional Secretariat for the Sea and Fisheries will organize an awareness-raising activity on the …

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Flores BR – Along the paths of Flores Biosphere Reserve

Flores BR – Along the paths of Flores Biosphere Reserve

May 8, 2024

This Saturday, enjoy contact with nature and take part in a circular walking trail in Fajã Grande.

Registrations …

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Fajãs de São Joge BR – BTT Tour – Serra/Fajã do Ouvidor

Fajãs de São Joge BR – BTT Tour – Serra/Fajã do Ouvidor

May 7, 2024

The Regional Secretariat for the Environment and Climate Action, in partnership with Dragon Bike, is organising mountain bike …

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We celebrated Easter looking for insects!

We celebrated Easter looking for insects!

May 7, 2024

The LIFE BEETLES project, at the invitation of the Parish Council of Prainha, on the island of Pico, …

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Fajãs de São Jorge BR – Inauguration of the Caminhos das Fontes Walking Trail

Fajãs de São Jorge BR – Inauguration of the Caminhos das Fontes Walking Trail

May 6, 2024

The Regional Secretariat for the Environment and Climate Action invites the community to the inauguration of the Caminho …

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Flores BR – Extension of the Cine’Eco Seia Festival

Flores BR – Extension of the Cine’Eco Seia Festival

May 3, 2024

The Regional Secretariat for the Environment and Climate Action invites all community to the next session of the …

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Flores BR – Cinema e Gastronomy

Flores BR – Cinema e Gastronomy

May 3, 2024

The Regional Secretariat for the Environment and Climate Action invites all community to visit the Santa Cruz Cultural …

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Flores BR – Market Fair

Flores BR – Market Fair

May 3, 2024

The Regional Secretariat for the Environment and Climate Action invites you to the Antigo Mercado Municipal (Old Municipal …

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Fajãs de São Jorge BR – Activities Programme

Fajãs de São Jorge BR – Activities Programme

May 2, 2024

Check out what activities you can still participate in as part of the Festival of Biosphere Reserves of …

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Flores BR – Biosphere at the Table

Flores BR – Biosphere at the Table

April 30, 2024

This edition of the Festival of Biosphere Reserves of Portugal in the Azores has a partnership with local …

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Removal of the alien invasive species Hydrangea macrophylla – Hydrangea, on Lagoa do Caiado, Pico island

Removal of the alien invasive species Hydrangea macrophylla – Hydrangea, on Lagoa do Caiado, Pico island

April 30, 2024

The LIFE BEETLES project, continuing the renaturalization work of an old pasture in Lagoa do Caiado, is removing …

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Fajãs de São Jorge BR – Viola Intemporal Concert

Fajãs de São Jorge BR – Viola Intemporal Concert

April 30, 2024

The official opening session of the 2nd edition of the Festival of Biosphere Reserves of Portugal on São …

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Fajãs de São Jorge BR – Guided Tour to Topo Lighthouse

Fajãs de São Jorge BR – Guided Tour to Topo Lighthouse

April 30, 2024

Enjoy this activity and learn more about Topo Lighthouse, designed by engineer José Joaquim Peres and built in …

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Fajãs de São Jorge BR – Biosphere at the Table

Fajãs de São Jorge BR – Biosphere at the Table

April 29, 2024

This edition of the Festival of Biosphere Reserves of Portugal in the Azores has a partnership with local …

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Fajãs de São Jorge BR – Official Opening Session

Fajãs de São Jorge BR – Official Opening Session

April 29, 2024

There are 4 days left until the official opening of the 2nd edition of the Festival of Biosphere Reserves …

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Alonso Miguel congratulates Praia da Vitória firefighters who became national champion

Alonso Miguel congratulates Praia da Vitória firefighters who became national champion

April 26, 2024

The Regional Secretary for the Environment and Climate Action, Alonso Miguel, congratulated and awarded a distinction to the …

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Flores BR – Activities Programme

Flores BR – Activities Programme

April 24, 2024

Find out what activities are planned for the 2nd edition of the Festival of Biosphere Reserves of Portugal …

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Flores BR – Biosphere Between Islands – Flores/Corvo/Flores

Flores BR – Biosphere Between Islands – Flores/Corvo/Flores

April 24, 2024

Start with an adventure on the Azorean sea with the Regional Secretariat for the Environment and Climate Action …

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LIFE BEETLES welcomes a group of small volunteers on World Tree Day!

LIFE BEETLES welcomes a group of small volunteers on World Tree Day!

April 24, 2024

To mark World Tree Day, the LIFE BEETLES project welcomed a group of small volunteers from the “O …

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“To care, you need to know”, reminds the President of the Government on World Earth Day

“To care, you need to know”, reminds the President of the Government on World Earth Day

April 22, 2024

The President of the Regional Government of the Azores, José Manuel Bolieiro, highlighted today, on World Earth Day, …

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Fajãs de São Jorge BR – Kayak Tour – Calheta/Baía da Ribeira Seca/Calheta

Fajãs de São Jorge BR – Kayak Tour – Calheta/Baía da Ribeira Seca/Calheta

April 19, 2024

The Regional Secretariat for the Environment and Climate Action and Discover Experience offer you an adventure in the …

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Congratulations to the Terceira Nature Park!

Congratulations to the Terceira Nature Park!

April 19, 2024

This Nature Park consists of areas with very diverse characteristics. It displays the largest and most balanced complex …

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Graciosa BR – 4th Tower Challenge

Graciosa BR – 4th Tower Challenge

April 19, 2024

The Tower Challenge is back!

This event, which promotes the practice of nature sports, consists of climbing the …

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Fajãs de São Jorge BR – Whaling Heritage in the Biosphere Reserve

Fajãs de São Jorge BR – Whaling Heritage in the Biosphere Reserve

April 19, 2024

The Regional Secretariat for the Environment and Climate Action, in partnership with the Velas Nautical Club, invites residents …

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Regional Secretary for the Environment and Climate Action delivers equipment to firefighters and SIV teams

Regional Secretary for the Environment and Climate Action delivers equipment to firefighters and SIV teams

April 17, 2024

The Regional Secretary for the Environment and Climate Action, Alonso Miguel, delivered new extrication equipment to all fire …

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DROTRH collaborates with the São Jorge Environment and Climate Action Service to conserve the banks of the Ribeira Seca stream on São Jorge under the LIFE IP CLIMAZ project

DROTRH collaborates with the São Jorge Environment and Climate Action Service to conserve the banks of the Ribeira Seca stream on São Jorge under the LIFE IP CLIMAZ project

April 15, 2024

Under sub-action C5.3 - Demonstration project for “Ecosystem-based adaptation” to tackle climate change, of LIFE IP CLIMAZ, the …

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Graciosa RB – Activities Programme

Graciosa RB – Activities Programme

April 12, 2024

Graciosa RB – Activities Programme

The entire programme of activities for the Graciosa Island Biosphere Reserve, part of …

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Visit to the facilities of the Regional Directorate of Forest Resources on Santa Maria

Visit to the facilities of the Regional Directorate of Forest Resources on Santa Maria

April 12, 2024

As part of the LIFE SNAILS project, coordinated by the Regional Secretariat for the Environment and Climate Action …

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National Air Day

National Air Day

April 12, 2024

Air quality monitoring in the Autonomous Region of the Azores is based on two fundamental premises:

- Assessment …

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LIFE IP CLIMAZ project team receives the fourth project progress monitoring visit

LIFE IP CLIMAZ project team receives the fourth project progress monitoring visit

April 11, 2024

From 28 February to 1 March this year, the LIFE IP CLIMAZ project team met on the island …

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Fajãs de São Jorge RB – Espécies Cooking Workshop

Fajãs de São Jorge RB – Espécies Cooking Workshop

April 11, 2024

Espécies are a traditional sweet from the island of São Jorge! Participate in this sweet-making workshop and learn …

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Fajãs de São Jorge RB - Traditional Pottery Workshop

Fajãs de São Jorge RB - Traditional Pottery Workshop

April 10, 2024

📝 Mark your calendar!

On 20 and 27 April, from 14h to 18h, traditional pottery workshops …

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The second Festival of Biosphere Reserves of Portugal is coming up!

The second Festival of Biosphere Reserves of Portugal is coming up!

April 10, 2024

The Regional Secretariat for the Environment and Climate Action invites all residents and visitors to the Azores’ Biosphere …

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Visit by students from the EPROSEC vocational school from the Tourism Information and Animation Technical course to the intervention areas of the LIFE IP CLIMAZ

Visit by students from the EPROSEC vocational school from the Tourism Information and Animation Technical course to the intervention areas of the LIFE IP CLIMAZ

April 9, 2024

On 21 March, the Regional Directorate for Forest Resources received a visit from 21 students and one teacher …

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Azorean Government promotes volunteer actin to restore natural habitats at Algar do Carvão and Furnas do Enxofre

Azorean Government promotes volunteer actin to restore natural habitats at Algar do Carvão and Furnas do Enxofre

April 9, 2024

Last Saturday, the Regional Secretariat for the Environment and Climate Action, Alonso Miguel, participated in a volunteer initiative …

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14th anniversary of the Furna do Enxofre Visitors Centre

14th anniversary of the Furna do Enxofre Visitors Centre

April 5, 2024 read more
Monitoring field work

Monitoring field work

April 5, 2024

The LIFE SNAILS team visited the areas where the control and removal of invasive plants and the planting …

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Students from the Forestry and Environmental Resources Technician Course collaborate with the Regional Directorate of Forestry Resources under the LIFE IP CLIMAZ

Students from the Forestry and Environmental Resources Technician Course collaborate with the Regional Directorate of Forestry Resources under the LIFE IP CLIMAZ

April 5, 2024

The LIFE Programme is a European Union (EU) financial instrument that supports environmental, nature conservation, and climate action …

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Congratulations to the São Jorge Nature Park!

Congratulations to the São Jorge Nature Park!

March 28, 2024 read more
The Vulcão dos Capelinhos Natural Monument celebrates its 5th anniversary!

The Vulcão dos Capelinhos Natural Monument celebrates its 5th anniversary!

March 27, 2024

The Regional Secretariat for the Environment and Climate Action promoted a visit to the Capelinhos Volcano Interpretation Centre …

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LIFE IP AZORES NATURA moves ahead with fencing in Caldeirão do Corvo to preserve wetlands

LIFE IP AZORES NATURA moves ahead with fencing in Caldeirão do Corvo to preserve wetlands

March 27, 2024

As part of Action C4.1 – Good practices for the conservation of terrestrial habitats, of the LIFE …

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Conservation work continues on the island of Faial

Conservation work continues on the island of Faial

March 26, 2024

As part of LIFE IP AZORES NATURA, in collaboration with Faial Environment and Climate Change Service, conservation work …

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6th monitoring visit of the LIFE IP AZORES NATURA project

6th monitoring visit of the LIFE IP AZORES NATURA project

March 25, 2024

The 6th monitoring visit of the LIFE IP AZORES NATURA project took place on 19, 20 and 21 …

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Furnas do Enxofre Natural Monument celebrates its 20th anniversary!

Furnas do Enxofre Natural Monument celebrates its 20th anniversary!

March 23, 2024

Today marks the simultaneous anniversary of the Algar do Carvão and Furnas do Enxofre Natural Monuments. With this …

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Algar do Carvão Natural Monument celebrates its 20th anniversary!

Algar do Carvão Natural Monument celebrates its 20th anniversary!

March 23, 2024

Today marks the simultaneous anniversary of the Algar do Carvão and Furnas do Enxofre Natural Monuments. With this …

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Earth Hour 2024: “Small actions, big impact”

Earth Hour 2024: “Small actions, big impact”

March 23, 2024

WWF is making a global appeal for people to unite for the planet by disconnecting from distractions, dedicating …

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Congratulations to the Flores Nature Park!

Congratulations to the Flores Nature Park!

March 23, 2024 read more
Informal Snail Talks

Informal Snail Talks

March 22, 2024

On 21 February, LIFE SNAILS, coordinated by the Regional Secretariat for the Environment and Climate Action, held an …

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World Water Day

World Water Day

March 22, 2024

The Regional Secretariat for the Environment and Climate Action promotes the treatment of water resources for quality water …

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Conservation works on Ilhéu da Praia

Conservation works on Ilhéu da Praia

March 21, 2024

As part of the conservation work under the LIFE IP AZORES NATURA project, which is taking place on …

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International Day of Forests

International Day of Forests

March 21, 2024

In celebration of this event, the Regional Secretariat for the Environment and Climate Action promoted activities within the …

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Reinforcement of populations in Lagoa do Canário on the island of São Miguel

Reinforcement of populations in Lagoa do Canário on the island of São Miguel

March 19, 2024

As part of the LIFE IP AZORES NATURA project, in partnership with the São Miguel Environment and Climate …

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Congratulations to the Fajãs de São Jorge Biosphere Reserve!

Congratulations to the Fajãs de São Jorge Biosphere Reserve!

March 19, 2024

On the anniversary of the Fajãs de São Jorge Biosphere Reserve, the Regional Secretariat for the Environment and …

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Removal of invasive species and planting of endemic species at Areal de Santa Bárbara

Removal of invasive species and planting of endemic species at Areal de Santa Bárbara

March 15, 2024

In collaboration with Escola Secundária da Ribeira Grande, LIFE IP AZORES NATURA, coordinated by the Regional Secretariat for …

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Climate action, circular economy, and safeguarding populations are priorities for the Government of the Azores – Alonso Miguel

Climate action, circular economy, and safeguarding populations are priorities for the Government of the Azores – Alonso Miguel

March 15, 2024

The Regional Secretary for the Environment and Climate Action, Alonso Miguel, presented his department's priorities today in the …

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Interview with Radio Santa Maria – Asas do Atlântico

Interview with Radio Santa Maria – Asas do Atlântico

March 14, 2024

LIFE SNAILS and LIFE Beetles, coordinated by the Regional Secretariat for the Environment and Climate Action, as well …

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Expedition to Santa Maria

Expedition to Santa Maria

March 11, 2024

It is with great satisfaction that LIFE SNAILS, coordinated by the Regional Secretariat for the Environment and Climate …

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Congratulations to the Pico Mountain Nature Reserve!

Congratulations to the Pico Mountain Nature Reserve!

March 8, 2024

The conquest of climbing Portugal’s highest peak is on the check-lists of most adventurers.

The imposing Pico Mountain, …

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Congratulation to the Caldeira do Faial Nature Reserve!

Congratulation to the Caldeira do Faial Nature Reserve!

March 7, 2024

Caldeira do Faial covers seven of the nine priority habitats in the Azores and two-thirds of the endemic …

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Projeto LIFE – Perguntas Frequentes

Projeto LIFE – Perguntas Frequentes

March 5, 2024

Tem dúvidas em relação ao projeto LIFE? Aceda às perguntas frequentes (FAQ) em https://bit.ly/3uRFyd9 e esclareça as suas …

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Visit by students from Galicia's Forestry and Natural Environment Management Vocational School to the LIFE IP CLIMAZ project’s intervention areas

Visit by students from Galicia's Forestry and Natural Environment Management Vocational School to the LIFE IP CLIMAZ project’s intervention areas

March 4, 2024

Since 2022, the Regional Directorate for Forest Resources has entered into internship agreements under the ERASMUS+ programme with …

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Slope stabilisation work on the island of Flores is well underway

Slope stabilisation work on the island of Flores is well underway

Feb. 29, 2024

One of the aims of the LIFE BEETLES project, coordinated by the Regional Secretariat for the Environment and …

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Conservation work in Caveiro, Pico island

Conservation work in Caveiro, Pico island

Feb. 27, 2024

During February, the LIFE IP AZORES NATURA project, in collaboration with the Pico Environment and Climate Change Service, …

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Where do insects go in winter?

Where do insects go in winter?

Feb. 22, 2024

As temperatures drop and winter sets in, we often notice that the number of small flying and crawling …

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LIFE IP AZORES NATURA promotes basic and advanced chainsaw operator and working at height training courses for teams of field workers

LIFE IP AZORES NATURA promotes basic and advanced chainsaw operator and working at height training courses for teams of field workers

Feb. 21, 2024

As part of action C2.1 - Internal Capacity Building, the LIFE IP AZORES NATURA project organised basic and …

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Planting of native species in the Sete Cidades Lake

Planting of native species in the Sete Cidades Lake

Feb. 19, 2024

At the beginning of February, around 25 specimens of Azorean Chervil (Chaerophyllum azoricum) were planted, reinforcing …

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LIFE BEETLES project takes part in children's Carnival parade on Pico island

LIFE BEETLES project takes part in children's Carnival parade on Pico island

Feb. 16, 2024

On 9 February, the LIFE BEETLES project took part in the Carnival parade at Escola Primária e Secundária …

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LIFE IP AZORES NATURA promotes a drone piloting and image processing course for Park Rangers and Technicians

LIFE IP AZORES NATURA promotes a drone piloting and image processing course for Park Rangers and Technicians

Feb. 15, 2024

As part of action C2.1 - Internal training, the LIFE IP AZORES NATURA project organised a course on …

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It's Carnival, nobody takes it the wrong way!

It's Carnival, nobody takes it the wrong way!

Feb. 13, 2024

Did you know that insects also have disguises? Today the LIFE BEETLES, a project coordinated by the Regional …

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National Park Rangers Day

National Park Rangers Day

Feb. 2, 2024

On this National Park Rangers Day, the Regional Secretariat for the Environment and Climate Change wishes to …

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World Wetlands Day

World Wetlands Day

Feb. 2, 2024

More than 50% of the world's freshwater wetlands are peatlands, ecosystems formed by the accumulation of organic matter …

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World Environmental Education Day

World Environmental Education Day

Jan. 26, 2024 read more
Conservation work continues on São Miguel

Conservation work continues on São Miguel

Jan. 26, 2024

As part of action C3.2 – In-situ conservation of the LIFE IP AZORES NATURA project, a team of …

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LIFE SNAILS in the annual Pingo de Lava!

LIFE SNAILS in the annual Pingo de Lava!

Jan. 23, 2024

LIFE SNAILS in the annual Pingo de Lava!

It is with great enthusiasm and satisfaction that we …

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The new edition of the LIFE IP AZORES NATURA newsletter is available!

The new edition of the LIFE IP AZORES NATURA newsletter is available!

Jan. 23, 2024

Stay tuned with all the news of this project coordinated by the Regional Secretariat for the Environment and …

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Removal of the invasive species Pennisetum villosum on Santa Maria

Removal of the invasive species Pennisetum villosum on Santa Maria

Jan. 22, 2024

As part of action C8.1 “Control and eradication of invasive alien species (IAS) of flora in terrestrial habitats” …

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LIFE SNAILS survey

LIFE SNAILS survey

Jan. 19, 2024

The LIFE SNAILS project, coordinated by the Regional Secretariat for the Environment and Climate Change, is promoting a …

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Portugal's Biosphere Reserves featured on RTP

Portugal's Biosphere Reserves featured on RTP

Jan. 19, 2024

This Saturday, 20 January, at 17h30, the documentary series "Reservas da Biosfera Portuguesas" premieres and will be broadcast …

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Celebration of Native Forest Day in Caveiro on the island of Pico

Celebration of Native Forest Day in Caveiro on the island of Pico

Jan. 18, 2024

As part of action C4.1 "Good practices for the conservation of terrestrial habitats" of the LIFE IP AZORES …

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LIFE SNAILS promotes the annual Advisory Board

LIFE SNAILS promotes the annual Advisory Board

Jan. 17, 2024

The LIFE SNAILS project, coordinated by the Regional Secretariat for the Environment and Climate Change, held its annual …

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LIFE IP AZORES NATURA analyses actions implemented at the Santa Maria Nature Park Advisory Board

LIFE IP AZORES NATURA analyses actions implemented at the Santa Maria Nature Park Advisory Board

Jan. 15, 2024

This project, coordinated by the Regional Secretariat for the Environment and Climate Change, was present at the Advisory …

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LIFE IP AZORES NATURA takes part in Macaronesia Biogeographical Seminar

LIFE IP AZORES NATURA takes part in Macaronesia Biogeographical Seminar

Jan. 11, 2024

Last November, the 2nd Macaronesia Biogeographical Seminar was held on the island of Terceira, hosted by the Regional …

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Provision of School Environmental Awareness Activities 2023/24

Provision of School Environmental Awareness Activities 2023/24

Jan. 10, 2024

Provision of School Environmental Awareness Activities 2023/24

Have you heard about LIFE SNAILS' new educational programme?

Come and …

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LIFE IP AZORES NATURA presents poster at SPEA's 11th Ornithology Congress

LIFE IP AZORES NATURA presents poster at SPEA's 11th Ornithology Congress

Jan. 9, 2024

The 11th SPEA Ornithology Congress & 2nd Macaronesian Ornithology Days took place from 22 to 26 November in …

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DROTRH carries out fieldwork in priority areas for geomorphological risk monitoring under the LIFE IP CLIMAZ

DROTRH carries out fieldwork in priority areas for geomorphological risk monitoring under the LIFE IP CLIMAZ

Jan. 5, 2024

Over the past year, within the scope of sub-action 2.1 - Monitoring Landslide Risks and Early Warning in …

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The work is progressing!

The work is progressing!

Jan. 3, 2024

The work of controlling and planting endemic plants continues in the LIFE SNAILS intervention areas!

This practical action …

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Regional Directorate for Forest Resources organises in-house training sessions on "Operating Chainsaws Safely" under the LIFE19 IPC/PT/000004 - LIFE IP CLIMAZ project

Regional Directorate for Forest Resources organises in-house training sessions on "Operating Chainsaws Safely" under the LIFE19 IPC/PT/000004 - LIFE IP CLIMAZ project

Dec. 29, 2023

Last September, as part of the LIFE IP CLIMAZ project, coordinated by the Secretariat for the Environment and …

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LIFE BEETLES takes part in the XII European Congress of Entomology

LIFE BEETLES takes part in the XII European Congress of Entomology

Dec. 28, 2023

The LIFE BEETLES project took part in the XII European Congress of Entomology (ECE), which took place in …

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LIFE IP AZORES NATURA organises an exhibition on natural heritage at CALSC

LIFE IP AZORES NATURA organises an exhibition on natural heritage at CALSC

Dec. 28, 2023

Last October, the LIFE IP AZORES NATURA project, coordinated by the Regional Secretariat for the Environment and Climate …

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LIFE SNAILS monitoring equipment

LIFE SNAILS monitoring equipment

Dec. 27, 2023

The monitoring process in the LIFE SNAILS intervention areas has become more robust with the deployment of equipment …

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All Environmental Centres Closed

All Environmental Centres Closed

Dec. 22, 2023

The Regional Secretariat for the Environment and Climate Change informs that the environmental centres under its responsibility will …

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You can still visit the “LIFE BEETLES: Big Little Ones” exhibition in Paul da Praia, Terceira island!

You can still visit the “LIFE BEETLES: Big Little Ones” exhibition in Paul da Praia, Terceira island!

Dec. 21, 2023

The macro-photography exhibition “LIFE BEETLES: Big Little Ones” aims to encourage the public to get to know the …

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Signing of a contract to provide charging points for electric vehicles under the LIFE IP CLIMAZ project

Signing of a contract to provide charging points for electric vehicles under the LIFE IP CLIMAZ project

Dec. 21, 2023

The Government of the Azores has granted 29 public charging points for electric vehicles to the municipalities on …

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Regional Government delivered equipment for maintenance and cleaning of public spaces as part of "Eco-Parish" programme

Regional Government delivered equipment for maintenance and cleaning of public spaces as part of "Eco-Parish" programme

Dec. 21, 2023

The Regional Secretariat for the Environment and Climate Change has awarded 138 pieces of equipment for the cleaning …

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Training session

Training session

Dec. 20, 2023

In an educational and practical effort, LIFE SNAILS organized a training session for all the technicians at the …

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LIFE BEETLES organises volunteer action among SRAAC – Pico teams

LIFE BEETLES organises volunteer action among SRAAC – Pico teams

Dec. 19, 2023

The LIFE BEETLES project organised a volunteer action to plant endemic species in the Lagoa do Caiado.

As …

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Azorean Government inaugurates work to upgrade the pedestrian routes in Serra de Santa Bárbara, on Terceira island

Azorean Government inaugurates work to upgrade the pedestrian routes in Serra de Santa Bárbara, on Terceira island

Dec. 15, 2023

On Thursday, the Regional Secretary for the Environment and Climate Change, Alonso Miguel, and the Regional Secretary for …

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Action to remove the invasive species Pueraria lobata (kudzu) on São Miguel

Action to remove the invasive species Pueraria lobata (kudzu) on São Miguel

Dec. 14, 2023

In 2021, an outbreak of Pueraria lobata (kudzu), a climbing plant considered by the IUCN to be one …

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The Azorean Government inaugurated the Caldeirinhas Viewpoint visitor support area at Monte da Guia on Faial

The Azorean Government inaugurated the Caldeirinhas Viewpoint visitor support area at Monte da Guia on Faial

Dec. 13, 2023

On Tuesday, the Regional Secretary for the Environment and Climate Change, Alonso Miguel, and the Regional Secretary for …

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LIFE SNAILS on National Geographic!

LIFE SNAILS on National Geographic!

Dec. 13, 2023

LIFE SNAILS on National Geographic!

The LIFE SNAILS project is featured in the November issue of the prestigious …

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Control of Kahili Ginger (Hedychium gardnerianum) on Lagoa Rasa

Control of Kahili Ginger (Hedychium gardnerianum) on Lagoa Rasa

Dec. 12, 2023

The LIFE BEETLES project, promoted by the Regional Secretariat for the Environment and Climate Change, has been promoting …

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International Mountain Day

International Mountain Day

Dec. 11, 2023 read more
Planting of Euphorbia stygiana at Lagoa do Fogo on São Miguel

Planting of Euphorbia stygiana at Lagoa do Fogo on São Miguel

Dec. 7, 2023

As part of action C3.2 – In-situ conservation of the LIFE IP AZORES NATURA project, a team from …

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SRAAC promotes in-house training on techniques for using and maintaining hand-held motorised equipment as part of the LIFE IP CLIMAZ project

SRAAC promotes in-house training on techniques for using and maintaining hand-held motorised equipment as part of the LIFE IP CLIMAZ project

Dec. 6, 2023

Last October, as part of the LIFE IP CLIMAZ project, coordinated by the Regional Secretariat for the Environment …

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World Soil Day

World Soil Day

Dec. 5, 2023 read more
LIFE BEETLES takes part in Pico Nature Park Advisory Board meeting on Pico island

LIFE BEETLES takes part in Pico Nature Park Advisory Board meeting on Pico island

Dec. 5, 2023

The LIFE BEETLES project recently took part in the Pico Nature Park Advisory Board, in accordance with Action …

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Government of the Azores presents the Region's Roadmap for Carbon Neutrality at COP28

Government of the Azores presents the Region's Roadmap for Carbon Neutrality at COP28

Dec. 4, 2023

The Regional Secretary for the Environment and Climate Change, Alonso Miguel, attended the 28th Conference of the Parties …

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Training for the region's veterinarians on sea turtles

Training for the region's veterinarians on sea turtles

Nov. 30, 2023

Training for the region's veterinarians in primary care, rehabilitation and necropsies of sea turtles, as part of the …

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Regional Directorate for Forest Resources begins work on converting barren pastures into native forest within the scope of the LIFE IP CLIMAZ project

Regional Directorate for Forest Resources begins work on converting barren pastures into native forest within the scope of the LIFE IP CLIMAZ project

Nov. 30, 2023

As a beneficiary of the LIFE IP CLIMAZ project, coordinated by the Regional Secretariat for the Environment and …

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Natural regeneration in the intervention areas of the LIFE BEETLES project

Natural regeneration in the intervention areas of the LIFE BEETLES project

Nov. 28, 2023

The LIFE BEETLES project, coordinated by the Regional Secretariat for the Environment and Climate Change, has as one …

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#EULife23 call submission results: 653 LIFE project proposals with EUR 3 billion total cost

#EULife23 call submission results: 653 LIFE project proposals with EUR 3 billion total cost

Nov. 28, 2023

The LIFE Programme's 2023 calls have received 653 proposals from across the EU.

The closing date for submitting …

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Regional Government promotes 14th Waste Week in the Azores

Regional Government promotes 14th Waste Week in the Azores

Nov. 27, 2023

The Regional Secretariat for the Environment and Climate Change, as the coordinating entity of the European Week for …

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Self-consumption of electricity

Self-consumption of electricity

Nov. 24, 2023

Awareness-raising session on electricity self-consumption

Session dedicated to technicians working in the field

Sign up for one of …

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Native Forest Day

Native Forest Day

Nov. 23, 2023 read more
Azores Government presents Action Plan for Sustainable Tourism in the Lands of Priolo

Azores Government presents Action Plan for Sustainable Tourism in the Lands of Priolo

Nov. 17, 2023

The Regional Secretariat for the Environment and Climate Change, through the Regional Directorate for the Environment and Climate …

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Azorean Peatlands Seminar

Azorean Peatlands Seminar

Nov. 15, 2023

On 17 November, the Regional Secretariat for the Environment and Climate Change will host the Azorean Peatlands Seminar …

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Dia da Floresta Autóctone

Dia da Floresta Autóctone

Nov. 15, 2023

A Secretaria Regional do Ambiente e Alterações Climáticas, através do projeto LIFE BEETLES, comemora o Dia da Floresta …

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II Seminário Técnico de Economia Circular

II Seminário Técnico de Economia Circular

Nov. 13, 2023

14 de novembro de 2023, NONAGON - Parque de Ciência e Tecnologia de São Miguel

O Governo Regional …

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Public information session on the second cycle of the Azores Flood Risk Management Plan

Public information session on the second cycle of the Azores Flood Risk Management Plan

Nov. 13, 2023

The public discussion period for the second cycle of the Flood Risk Management Plan for the Autonomous Region …

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Government of the Azores promotes final conference of the Roadmap for Carbon Neutrality of the Azores

Government of the Azores promotes final conference of the Roadmap for Carbon Neutrality of the Azores

Nov. 13, 2023

The Regional Secretary for the Environment and Climate Change, Alonzo Miguel, presided today to the final conference of …

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Congratulations to the Boqueirão Environmental Interpretation Centre!

Congratulations to the Boqueirão Environmental Interpretation Centre!

Nov. 10, 2023 read more
Monitoring Azorina vidalii plantations on Graciosa

Monitoring Azorina vidalii plantations on Graciosa

Nov. 9, 2023

In April 2023, a team from Graciosa's Environment and Climate Change Service planted 230 specimens of the endemic …

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Eucalyptus grove in Furnas do Enxofre gives way to a forest of endemic species with the help of volunteers

Eucalyptus grove in Furnas do Enxofre gives way to a forest of endemic species with the help of volunteers

Nov. 8, 2023

The TER3 – Furnas do Enxofre intervention area of the LIFE BEETLES project was a former eucalyptus production …

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Efforts are continuing to control Kahili Ginger and Sweet Pittosporum!

Efforts are continuing to control Kahili Ginger and Sweet Pittosporum!

Nov. 7, 2023

The largest invasive alien species present in the LIFE SNAILS intervention areas are Pittosporum undulatum and Hedychium gardnerianum …

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The Santa Maria Nature Park celebrates its 15th anniversary!

The Santa Maria Nature Park celebrates its 15th anniversary!

Nov. 7, 2023 read more
The Faial Nature Park celebrates its 15th anniversary!

The Faial Nature Park celebrates its 15th anniversary!

Nov. 7, 2023 read more
II Seminário Técnico de Economia Circular

II Seminário Técnico de Economia Circular

Nov. 6, 2023

O Governo Regional dos Açores, através da Secretaria Regional do Ambiente e Alterações Climáticas, promove no dia 14 …

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Regional Directorate for Forest Resources organises in-house training session on “Operating Chainsaws Safely” on Terceira

Regional Directorate for Forest Resources organises in-house training session on “Operating Chainsaws Safely” on Terceira

Nov. 6, 2023

Between 26 and 29 September, an in-house training course on “Operating Chainsaws Safely” was held on Terceira island …

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Roteiro para a Neutralidade Carbónica dos Açores

Roteiro para a Neutralidade Carbónica dos Açores

Nov. 6, 2023

Data: 10 de novembro de 2023

Horário: 09h00 – 12h30

Local: Laboratório Regional de Engenharia Civil (LREC), ilha …

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The Graciosa Nature Park celebrates its 15th anniversary!

The Graciosa Nature Park celebrates its 15th anniversary!

Nov. 5, 2023 read more
The Corvo Nature Park celebrates its 15th anniversary!

The Corvo Nature Park celebrates its 15th anniversary!

Nov. 5, 2023 read more
2nd edition of the “Graciosa – Biosphere Reserve” newsletter

2nd edition of the “Graciosa – Biosphere Reserve” newsletter

Nov. 3, 2023

In celebration of the International Day of Biosphere Reserves, the Regional Secretariat for the Environment and Climate Change …

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LIFE IP AZORES NATURA at the Advisory Council of the Pico Nature Park

LIFE IP AZORES NATURA at the Advisory Council of the Pico Nature Park

Nov. 3, 2023

On 20 September, the LIFE IP AZORES NATURA project, coordinated by the Regional Secretariat for the Environment and …

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LIFE BEETLES holds Advisory Board meeting on Terceira island

LIFE BEETLES holds Advisory Board meeting on Terceira island

Nov. 2, 2023

The LIFE BEETLES project, coordinated by the Regional Secretariat for the Environment and Climate Change, held its annual …

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Regional Secretariat for the Environment and Climate Change joins international project to develop new solutions for protected area management

Regional Secretariat for the Environment and Climate Change joins international project to develop new solutions for protected area management

Oct. 31, 2023

The Regional Secretary for the Environment and Climate Change, Alonso Miguel, recently signed a partnership protocol for nature …

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Meet the LIFE SNAILS operational team!

Meet the LIFE SNAILS operational team!

Oct. 31, 2023

Have you met the new LIFE SNAILS staff?

Pedro Sousa, Carlos Almeida, Henrique Costa and Hugo Cabral are …

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Rally paper: discovering the Nature Park

Rally paper: discovering the Nature Park

Oct. 30, 2023

The Graciosa Nature Park celebrates its 15th anniversary on 5 November with the activity Rally paper: discovering the …

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Climate change is one of greatest challenges humanity has ever faced, acknowledges Alonso Miguel

Climate change is one of greatest challenges humanity has ever faced, acknowledges Alonso Miguel

Oct. 26, 2023

The Regional Secretary for the Environment and Climate Change, Alonso Miguel, acknowledged today that climate change "is an …

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Regional Secretariat for the Environment and Climate Change renews Furnas Environmental Interpretation Centre exhibition

Regional Secretariat for the Environment and Climate Change renews Furnas Environmental Interpretation Centre exhibition

Oct. 26, 2023

The Regional Secretary for the Environment and Climate Change, Alonso Miguel, presided over the official opening of the …

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Regional Secretariat for the Environment and Climate Change promotes theoretical and practical training on drone piloting for map production

Regional Secretariat for the Environment and Climate Change promotes theoretical and practical training on drone piloting for map production

Oct. 26, 2023

The Regional Secretariat for the Environment and Climate Change organised a practical training session on drone piloting - …

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LIFE SNAILS project at the European Researchers' Night

LIFE SNAILS project at the European Researchers' Night

Oct. 25, 2023

At the 2023 edition of MacaroNight Azores – European Researchers' Night, an event organized by ExpoLab, the LIFE …

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LIFE BEETLES Technical Workshop discusses the importance of species monitoring on Terceira island

LIFE BEETLES Technical Workshop discusses the importance of species monitoring on Terceira island

Oct. 25, 2023

The LIFE BEETLES Technical Workshop took place on 15 September on Terceira island as part of the LIFE …

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Meet the speakers of the International Conference on Climate Change

Meet the speakers of the International Conference on Climate Change

Oct. 23, 2023

Get to know the panel of speakers of the International Conference on Climate Change that will take place …

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Brigada Noturna – pais e filhos

Brigada Noturna – pais e filhos

Oct. 23, 2023

A Campanha S.O.S. Cagarro continua a decorrer e a Secretaria Regional do Ambiente e Alterações Climáticas promove mais …

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Aceite o desafio de outubro: #WhyOverPackaging Challenge

Aceite o desafio de outubro: #WhyOverPackaging Challenge

Oct. 20, 2023

No mundo atual, orientado para o consumidor, o excesso de embalagens tornou-se um problema generalizado, levando a desperdícios …

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International Conference on Climate Change

International Conference on Climate Change

Oct. 19, 2023

🗓 25 October 2023

⌚️ 09h00

📌 Coliseu Micaelense, São Miguel island

On 25 October, the Regional Government …

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Students from the University of Plymouth, in the United Kingdom, participate in conservation actions at LIFE IP AZORES NATURA

Students from the University of Plymouth, in the United Kingdom, participate in conservation actions at LIFE IP AZORES NATURA

Oct. 18, 2023

At the beginning of September, a group of 24 students and 4 teachers from the University of Plymouth, …

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Draft Investment Plan of the Regional Secretariat for the Environment and Climate Change for 2024 presented to CRADS

Draft Investment Plan of the Regional Secretariat for the Environment and Climate Change for 2024 presented to CRADS

Oct. 17, 2023

On Monday, the Regional Secretary for the Environment and Climate Change, Alonso Miguel, chaired the second ordinary meeting …

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Regional Secretariat for the Environment and Climate Change presents the new Azores Spatial Data Infrastructure Portal (IDE.A)

Regional Secretariat for the Environment and Climate Change presents the new Azores Spatial Data Infrastructure Portal (IDE.A)

Oct. 16, 2023

The Regional Secretary for the Environment and Climate Change, Alonso Miguel, presented today the new Azores Spatial Data …

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World Food Day

World Food Day

Oct. 16, 2023

Watch the video here.

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International Day for Disaster Risk Reduction

International Day for Disaster Risk Reduction

Oct. 13, 2023 read more
The SPEA nursery seen by a Common Buzzard

The SPEA nursery seen by a Common Buzzard

Oct. 11, 2023

The aerial photo of the SPEA nursery, a partner in the LIFE IP AZORES NATURA project, located on …

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Launch event for the 9 Ilhas Circulares electronic platform

Launch event for the 9 Ilhas Circulares electronic platform

Oct. 10, 2023

On 16 October, the Regional Secretariat for the Environment and Climate Change will host the launch event for …

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Fencing in the Caveiro Reserve on Pico island is being continued

Fencing in the Caveiro Reserve on Pico island is being continued

Oct. 4, 2023

On the plateau of island of Pico, the LIFE IP AZORES NATURA project is committed to protecting the …

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Regional Secretariat for the Environment and Climate Change upgrades Pico Mountain geodesic landmark

Regional Secretariat for the Environment and Climate Change upgrades Pico Mountain geodesic landmark

Oct. 4, 2023

The Regional Secretariat for the Environment and Climate Change recently completed the upgrading of the "Piquinho" geodesic landmark …

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World Animal Day

World Animal Day

Oct. 4, 2023

On World Animal Day, the Regional Secretariat for the Environment and Climate Change recalls that the S.O.S. Cagarro …

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EuroBirdwatch

EuroBirdwatch

Sept. 30, 2023 read more
Activities Schedule – 66th anniversary of the eruption of the Capelinhos Volcano

Activities Schedule – 66th anniversary of the eruption of the Capelinhos Volcano

Sept. 29, 2023

To mark the 66th anniversary of the eruption of the Capelinhos Volcano, the Regional Secretariat for the Environment …

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International Day of Awareness about Food Loss and Waste

International Day of Awareness about Food Loss and Waste

Sept. 29, 2023

On this day, the Regional Secretariat for the Environment and Climate Change aims to raise awareness among the …

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Activities Schedule – 66th anniversary of the eruption of the Capelinhos Volcano

Activities Schedule – 66th anniversary of the eruption of the Capelinhos Volcano

Sept. 27, 2023

To mark the 66th anniversary of the eruption of the Capelinhos Volcano, the Regional Secretariat for the Environment …

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National Sustainability Day

National Sustainability Day

Sept. 25, 2023 read more
European Car Free Day

European Car Free Day

Sept. 22, 2023 read more
Alonso Miguel announces investment of two million euros in equipment for intervention in the Azorean hydrographic network

Alonso Miguel announces investment of two million euros in equipment for intervention in the Azorean hydrographic network

Sept. 22, 2023

The Regional Secretary for the Environment and Climate Change, Alonso Miguel, has announced that there will be an …

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Planting woody species in Mistério da Prainha on the island of Pico

Planting woody species in Mistério da Prainha on the island of Pico

Sept. 19, 2023

As part of action C4.1 “Good practices for the conservation of terrestrial habitats” of the LIFE IP …

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Congratulations to House of Fossils!

Congratulations to House of Fossils!

Sept. 19, 2023 read more
World Water Monitoring Day

World Water Monitoring Day

Sept. 18, 2023 read more
Congratulations to the Corvo Biosphere Reserve!

Congratulations to the Corvo Biosphere Reserve!

Sept. 18, 2023 read more
Congratulations to the Graciosa Biosphere Reserve!

Congratulations to the Graciosa Biosphere Reserve!

Sept. 18, 2023

Remembering is living! And to commemorate the 16th anniversary of Graciosa island's classification as a “Biosphere Reserve”, the …

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International Day for the Preservation of the Ozone Layer

International Day for the Preservation of the Ozone Layer

Sept. 16, 2023 read more
European Mobility Week

European Mobility Week

Sept. 16, 2023 read more
International Coastal Cleanup Day

International Coastal Cleanup Day

Sept. 16, 2023 read more
We planted 272 Angelica lignescens on Terceira island

We planted 272 Angelica lignescens on Terceira island

Sept. 14, 2023

Last July, the Regional Secretariat for the Environment and Climate Change, through the LIFE IP AZORES NATURA project, …

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Get to know the speakers of the 1st Technical Workshop Técnico of the LIFE BEETLES project

Get to know the speakers of the 1st Technical Workshop Técnico of the LIFE BEETLES project

Sept. 12, 2023

The topic "The implementation of LIFE projects as a tool for nature conservation in the Azores" will be …

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Alonso Miguel visits area where works are underway to restore normality on Sete Cidades Lake shores after August storm

Alonso Miguel visits area where works are underway to restore normality on Sete Cidades Lake shores after August storm

Sept. 11, 2023

The Regional Secretary for the Environment and Climate Change, Alonso Miguel, visited the works underway on the shores …

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Get to know the speakers of the 1st Technical Workshop Técnico of the LIFE BEETLES project

Get to know the speakers of the 1st Technical Workshop Técnico of the LIFE BEETLES project

Sept. 11, 2023

Renowned island researcher Paulo Borges joins the speakers at this workshop on the subject of “A new tool …

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Technicians from the Regional Directorate for Forest Resources (DRRF) take part in the User Conference Pix4D in Madrid (Spain)

Technicians from the Regional Directorate for Forest Resources (DRRF) take part in the User Conference Pix4D in Madrid (Spain)

Sept. 11, 2023

As part of the LIFE IP CLIMAZ project, coordinated by the Regional Secretariat for the Environment and Climate …

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Get to know the speakers of the 1st Technical Workshop Técnico of the LIFE BEETLES project

Get to know the speakers of the 1st Technical Workshop Técnico of the LIFE BEETLES project

Sept. 8, 2023

Peter J. Stephenson will also be part of the panel of speakers, presenting the topic “Monitoring species for …

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Plantations monitoring carried out as part of LIFE IP AZORES NATURA

Plantations monitoring carried out as part of LIFE IP AZORES NATURA

Sept. 8, 2023

As part of its conservation actions, the LIFE IP AZORES NATURA project frequently monitors plantations at sites where  …

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Environment Service cleans up illegal waste dump on Santa Maria

Environment Service cleans up illegal waste dump on Santa Maria

Sept. 7, 2023

In recent months, a wave of waste dumping has taken place on private land on Santa Maria. Since …

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Get to know the speakers of the 1st Technical Workshop Técnico of the LIFE BEETLES project

Get to know the speakers of the 1st Technical Workshop Técnico of the LIFE BEETLES project

Sept. 7, 2023

Today, we introduce another of the workshop’s speakers, Antonio Machado, who will be talking about “Nature conservation: nature …

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Regional Directorate for Forest Resources promotes internal training within the scope of the LIFE IP CLIMAZ project

Regional Directorate for Forest Resources promotes internal training within the scope of the LIFE IP CLIMAZ project

Sept. 7, 2023

Last May, the Regional Directorate for Forest Resources, within the scope of the LIFE IP CLIMAZ project, organised …

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Eurasian collared dove population control carried out in the Azores

Eurasian collared dove population control carried out in the Azores

Sept. 7, 2023

Following the concerns from various agricultural producers and cooperatives throughout the archipelago, as well as from the Azores …

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Alonso Miguel visits the Waste Processing Centre on the island of Flores

Alonso Miguel visits the Waste Processing Centre on the island of Flores

Sept. 6, 2023

This Monday, the Regional Secretary for the Environment and Climate Change, Alonso Miguel, visited the Waste Processing Centre …

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Identification of a new population of Euphorbia santamariae

Identification of a new population of Euphorbia santamariae

Sept. 6, 2023

Whilst travelling around the island by boat to carry out a census of terns in June of this …

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Get to know the speakers of the 1st Technical Workshop of the LIFE BEETLES project

Get to know the speakers of the 1st Technical Workshop of the LIFE BEETLES project

Sept. 6, 2023

We start by introducing you to the biographical note of the who belongs to the project hosting this …

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Ecology Day

Ecology Day

Sept. 5, 2023

On 14 September, we celebrate Ecology Day, and with it, the largest Ecology celebration in national and international …

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Congratulations to the Serra de Santa Bárbara Interpretation Centre!

Congratulations to the Serra de Santa Bárbara Interpretation Centre!

Sept. 3, 2023 read more
Exceptional closure of the Furnas Monitoring and Research Centre

Exceptional closure of the Furnas Monitoring and Research Centre

Sept. 1, 2023

The Regional Secretariat for the Environment and Climate Change informs that the Furnas Monitoring and Research Centre will …

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Involvement of local NGOs contributes to the renaturalization of Lagoa do Caiado

Involvement of local NGOs contributes to the renaturalization of Lagoa do Caiado

Aug. 31, 2023

Establishing partnerships with local NGOs (non-governmental organizations) is necessary, not only to fulfil the project's objectives, but mainly …

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Congratulations to the Caldeira Velha Environmental Interpretation Centre for its 10th anniversary!

Congratulations to the Caldeira Velha Environmental Interpretation Centre for its 10th anniversary!

Aug. 29, 2023

Have you ever had the chance to visit this emblematical Centre of the São Miguel Nature Park? With …

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The programme for the 1st Technical Workshop of the LIFE BEETLES project is already available

The programme for the 1st Technical Workshop of the LIFE BEETLES project is already available

Aug. 29, 2023

The programme for the 1st Technical Workshop of the LIFE BEETLES project is already available

The 1st Technical …

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International Bat Night

International Bat Night

Aug. 28, 2023

On this day that marks the importance of this animal on planet Earth, we want to highlight the …

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Congratulations to the Fajã da Caldeira de Santo Cristo Interpretation Centre!

Congratulations to the Fajã da Caldeira de Santo Cristo Interpretation Centre!

Aug. 25, 2023 read more
Control of invasive species in pristine areas successfully carried out on the island of Flores

Control of invasive species in pristine areas successfully carried out on the island of Flores

Aug. 24, 2023

The identification and detection of possible outbreaks of invasive species in pristine areas, followed by their control or …

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Congratulations to the Pineapple Culture Interpretation Centre!

Congratulations to the Pineapple Culture Interpretation Centre!

Aug. 23, 2023 read more
14th Azores' Waste Week – Registration from 4 September to 12 November 2023

14th Azores' Waste Week – Registration from 4 September to 12 November 2023

Aug. 22, 2023

The Regional Secretariat for the Environment and Climate Change, through the Regional Directorate for the Environment and Climate …

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Session dedicated to the LIFE Clean Energy Transition sub-programme - 5 September, Évora

Session dedicated to the LIFE Clean Energy Transition sub-programme - 5 September, Évora

Aug. 21, 2023

 The Directorate-General for Energy and Geology (DGEG) and the National Civil Engineering Laboratory (LNEC), in collaboration with the …

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Congratulations to the Dalberto Pombo Environmental Interpretation Centre!

Congratulations to the Dalberto Pombo Environmental Interpretation Centre!

Aug. 21, 2023 read more
Conservation work on Terceira is progressing at a good pace

Conservation work on Terceira is progressing at a good pace

Aug. 18, 2023

The intervention areas of the LIFE IP AZORES NATURA project, coordinated by the Regional Secretariat for the Environment …

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LIFE SNAILS at Ciência Viva no Verão

LIFE SNAILS at Ciência Viva no Verão

Aug. 18, 2023

The 27th Ciência Viva no Verão programme will bring two activities in which the endemic snails of Santa …

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Congratulations to the Capelinhos Volcano Interpretation Centre for its 15th anniversary!

Congratulations to the Capelinhos Volcano Interpretation Centre for its 15th anniversary!

Aug. 17, 2023 read more
LIFE BEETLES project promotes “Insects à Lupa” activity at Regional Pack Camp

LIFE BEETLES project promotes “Insects à Lupa” activity at Regional Pack Camp

Aug. 17, 2023

Last July, the VIII ACARAL (Regional Packs Camp) took place on the island of Pico, organized by the …

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LIFE IP AZORES NATURA continues the survey of seabirds on Topo Islet, São Jorge

LIFE IP AZORES NATURA continues the survey of seabirds on Topo Islet, São Jorge

Aug. 16, 2023

Within the scope of actions C6.1 – “Restoration of habitats for seabirds on the islets” and D5.1 “Monitoring …

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Congratulations to the São Jorge Park's House!

Congratulations to the São Jorge Park's House!

Aug. 15, 2023 read more
“Dobble invasive” is a success in schools in the Azores!

“Dobble invasive” is a success in schools in the Azores!

Aug. 14, 2023

The LIFE IP AZORES NATURA project, coordinated by the Regional Secretariat for the Environment and Climate Change, developed …

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Day Against Pollution

Day Against Pollution

Aug. 14, 2023 read more
LIFE BEETLES as an example of a successful application for LIFE Program funds

LIFE BEETLES as an example of a successful application for LIFE Program funds

Aug. 11, 2023

The National Capacity Building Project (LIFE CAP PT II - Portugal Capacity Building for Better Use of LIFE …

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The LIFE VIDALIA project ended

The LIFE VIDALIA project ended

Aug. 11, 2023

After five years, on 30 June, the LIFE VIDALIA project, coordinated by the Regional Secretariat for the Environment …

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You can now report invasive alien species with the iNaturalist application

You can now report invasive alien species with the iNaturalist application

Aug. 10, 2023

Within the scope of Action E5 – “Public engagement and volunteering programme”, the LIFE IP AZORES NATURA project …

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Installation of orchards producing endemic woody species by the Regional Directorate for Forestry Resources, within the scope of the LIFE IP CLIMAZ project

Installation of orchards producing endemic woody species by the Regional Directorate for Forestry Resources, within the scope of the LIFE IP CLIMAZ project

Aug. 10, 2023

Within the scope of sub-action 8.1 – Increasing the capacity of nurseries of the Regional Directorate of Forestry …

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1st Renewal Forum of the European Charter for Sustainable Tourism of the Terras do Priolo 2023

1st Renewal Forum of the European Charter for Sustainable Tourism of the Terras do Priolo 2023

Aug. 9, 2023

The Regional Secretariat for the Environment and Climate Change held, on 25 July, the 1st Renewal Forum of …

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Dissemination Sessions and Workshops – LIFE CALL 2023 – 28, 29 and 30 June, Ponta Delgada, Angra do Heroísmo and Horta

Dissemination Sessions and Workshops – LIFE CALL 2023 – 28, 29 and 30 June, Ponta Delgada, Angra do Heroísmo and Horta

Aug. 8, 2023

Under the LIFE Project 21-CAP-PT-LIFE CAP PT II – Portugal Capacity Building for Better Use of LIFE II, …

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PROJECT LIFE IP CLIMAZ - Meeting of the Advisory Council of Graciosa Island Nature Park

PROJECT LIFE IP CLIMAZ - Meeting of the Advisory Council of Graciosa Island Nature Park

Aug. 7, 2023

The LIFE IP CLIMAZ project, coordinated by the Regional Secretariat of Environment and Climate Change, has participated in …

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LIFE SNAILS project signage is already in place!

LIFE SNAILS project signage is already in place!

Aug. 7, 2023

As part of the communication plan foreseen in action E1, the LIFE SNAILS project installed interpretative panels in …

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LIFE SNAILS Project with initial actions in private areas

LIFE SNAILS Project with initial actions in private areas

Aug. 3, 2023

The strong regression of suitable habitat for the snail species targeted by the LIFE SNAILS project requires that …

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Regional Secretary for the Environment and Climate Change identifies a new population of 𝙀𝙪𝙥𝙝𝙤𝙧𝙗𝙞𝙖 𝙨𝙩𝙮𝙜𝙞𝙖𝙣𝙖 ssp. 𝙨𝙖𝙣𝙩𝙖𝙢𝙖𝙧𝙞𝙖𝙚 on the island of Santa Maria

Regional Secretary for the Environment and Climate Change identifies a new population of 𝙀𝙪𝙥𝙝𝙤𝙧𝙗𝙞𝙖 𝙨𝙩𝙮𝙜𝙞𝙖𝙣𝙖 ssp. 𝙨𝙖𝙣𝙩𝙖𝙢𝙖𝙧𝙞𝙖𝙚 on the island of Santa Maria

Aug. 3, 2023

The Regional Secretary for the Environment and Climate Change, Alonso Miguel, announced, within the framework of the Park …

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Regional Secretariat for the Environment and Climate Change marks World Ranger Day with Regional Meeting on Santa Maria

Regional Secretariat for the Environment and Climate Change marks World Ranger Day with Regional Meeting on Santa Maria

Aug. 1, 2023

The Regional Secretary for the Environment and Climate Change, Alonso Miguel, marked this Monday, July 31, the World …

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LIFE SNAILS project: New structures promote the reproduction of native plants in controlled environments

LIFE SNAILS project: New structures promote the reproduction of native plants in controlled environments

Aug. 1, 2023

Provided for in action C.1 and as part of its commitment as associated beneficiary, the Regional Directorate of …

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Alonso Miguel inaugurates Macrophotography Exhibition of Azorean endemic insects “LIFE BEETLES: Little big ones”

Alonso Miguel inaugurates Macrophotography Exhibition of Azorean endemic insects “LIFE BEETLES: Little big ones”

July 31, 2023

The Regional Secretary for the Environment and Climate Change, Alonso Miguel, presided today over the inauguration of the …

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LIFE IP AZORES NATURA carries out conservation work on the islets of Graciosa and Santa Maria

LIFE IP AZORES NATURA carries out conservation work on the islets of Graciosa and Santa Maria

July 31, 2023

During the month of June, a team from the Portuguese Society for the Study of Birds (SPEA), in …

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World Ranger Day

World Ranger Day

July 31, 2023 read more
National Nature Conservation Day

National Nature Conservation Day

July 28, 2023

The National Nature Conservation Day was established in Portugal precisely 25 years ago, through the Council of Ministers …

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LIFE IP AZORES NATURA participates in Training Action of LIFE CAP PT II National Capacity Building Project - Portugal Capacity Building for Better Use of LIFE II

LIFE IP AZORES NATURA participates in Training Action of LIFE CAP PT II National Capacity Building Project - Portugal Capacity Building for Better Use of LIFE II

July 28, 2023

By the end of June, at São Miguel island, the LIFE IP AZORES NATURA project attended the National …

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LIFE BEETLES Project team of volunteers

LIFE BEETLES Project team of volunteers

July 27, 2023

Would you like to join this project's volunteer team and be part of nature conservation actions in your …

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Preparation of the Impact Tourism Pilot Program for the Conservation of the target Snails in the LIFE SNAILS Project

Preparation of the Impact Tourism Pilot Program for the Conservation of the target Snails in the LIFE SNAILS Project

July 27, 2023

In the last week of June, the team from the associated beneficiary Desafio das Letras (DDL) was on …

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Exhibition “LIFE BEETLES: Big Little Ones”

Exhibition “LIFE BEETLES: Big Little Ones”

July 25, 2023

28 july | 11 am | Duke of Terceira Garden

The LIFE BEETLES project, coordinated by the Regional …

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Regional Secretariat for the Environment and Climate Change launches open procedure for the study of the invasive alga 𝙍𝙪𝙜𝙪𝙡𝙤𝙥𝙩𝙚𝙧𝙮𝙭 𝙤𝙠𝙖𝙢𝙪𝙧𝙖𝙚

Regional Secretariat for the Environment and Climate Change launches open procedure for the study of the invasive alga 𝙍𝙪𝙜𝙪𝙡𝙤𝙥𝙩𝙚𝙧𝙮𝙭 𝙤𝙠𝙖𝙢𝙪𝙧𝙖𝙚

July 24, 2023

The Regional Secretariat for the Environment and Climate Change launched last week the open procedure for the conclusion …

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As Terras do Priolo voltam a avaliar resultados e preparar estratégia para os próximos 5 anos

As Terras do Priolo voltam a avaliar resultados e preparar estratégia para os próximos 5 anos

July 24, 2023

No próximo dia 25 de julho irá celebrar-se o I Fórum de Renovação da Carta Europeia de Turismo …

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Alonso Miguel presided at the Green Key certificate delivery ceremony

Alonso Miguel presided at the Green Key certificate delivery ceremony

July 20, 2023

The Regional Secretary for the Environment and Climate Change, Alonso Miguel, presided this Tuesday at the ceremony for …

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V Festival of Natural Fibres

V Festival of Natural Fibres

July 19, 2023

Day: 5 and 6 August | Time: 10H00 – 16H00 | Location: Antigo Pomar das Caldeiras das Lagoa …

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Congratulations to the Caldeira da Graciosa Natural Monument!

Congratulations to the Caldeira da Graciosa Natural Monument!

July 14, 2023 read more
SAVE THE DATE: 09/15 - LIFE BEETLES PROJECT TECHNICAL WORKSHOP

SAVE THE DATE: 09/15 - LIFE BEETLES PROJECT TECHNICAL WORKSHOP

July 14, 2023

The LIFE BEETLES project, coordinated by the Regional Secretariat for the Environment and Climate Change, will promote its …

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LIFE IP AZORES NATURA calls for compliance with the code of conduct for the Azorean trails

LIFE IP AZORES NATURA calls for compliance with the code of conduct for the Azorean trails

July 14, 2023

With the onset of summer, outdoor activities are increasingly desirable, and many of us, as well as the …

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Azores Seed Bank open to the community - National Nature Conservation Day

Azores Seed Bank open to the community - National Nature Conservation Day

July 14, 2023

Day: 29 July | Time: [10H30 – 12h30] | Location: Faial Botanic Garden / Azores Seed Bank

On …

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Regional Government of the Azores prepares guide for termite control and starts monitoring action

Regional Government of the Azores prepares guide for termite control and starts monitoring action

July 14, 2023 read more
Participation of the LIFE BEETLES project in the celebration of the Eco-Schools award in São Roque do Pico

Participation of the LIFE BEETLES project in the celebration of the Eco-Schools award in São Roque do Pico

July 13, 2023

The LIFE BEETLES project participated in the celebration of the 22nd Eco-Schools award winning at the Basic and …

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LIFE IP AZORES NATURA Management Meeting

LIFE IP AZORES NATURA Management Meeting

July 13, 2023

In June, LIFE IP AZORES NATURA gathered its partners for a management meeting with the aim of assessing …

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Fencing in the Caiado protected area

Fencing in the Caiado protected area

July 12, 2023

The LIFE BEETLES project recently completed the placement of a fence to exclude cattle in the PIC2 intervention …

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LIFE IP AZORES NATURA promotes planting of endemic and native species in Lagoa do Fogo

LIFE IP AZORES NATURA promotes planting of endemic and native species in Lagoa do Fogo

July 12, 2023

At the end of June, the LIFE IP AZORES NATURA project, coordinated by the Regional Secretariat for the …

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Regional Secretariat for the Environment and Climate Change grants concession to operate the Porto Pim Beach Bar

Regional Secretariat for the Environment and Climate Change grants concession to operate the Porto Pim Beach Bar

July 12, 2023

This month, the Regional Secretariat for the Environment and Climate Change granted the private use of the bar …

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Direct seeding assays for pasture renaturalization

Direct seeding assays for pasture renaturalization

July 11, 2023

The LIFE BEETLES project carried out a direct seeding assay, in the intervention area adjacent to Lagoa do …

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Congratulations to the Volcanoes' House!

Congratulations to the Volcanoes' House!

July 9, 2023 read more
Congratulations to the Pico Nature Park for its 15th anniversary!

Congratulations to the Pico Nature Park for its 15th anniversary!

July 9, 2023 read more
Congratulations to the São Miguel Nature Park for its 15th anniversary!

Congratulations to the São Miguel Nature Park for its 15th anniversary!

July 8, 2023 read more
Consensual solution for accumulated waste on Flores island

Consensual solution for accumulated waste on Flores island

July 6, 2023

A meeting took place today in Lajes das Flores, which involved the Regional Secretary for the Environment and …

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Group of German students cooperates with LIFE IP AZORES NATURA in São Miguel

Group of German students cooperates with LIFE IP AZORES NATURA in São Miguel

July 6, 2023

A group of 24 students and 2 German teachers from the University of Applied Forestry Sciences in Rottenburg, …

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Eco-Schools Day at Velas EBS

Eco-Schools Day at Velas EBS

July 4, 2023

At the end of the school year, the Executive Board of Escola Básica e Secundária de Velas, through …

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LIFE IP AZORES NATURA participates in Eco-Encounters in Faial

LIFE IP AZORES NATURA participates in Eco-Encounters in Faial

July 4, 2023

Between June 15 and 16, took place the Eco-Encounters at the Elementary School António José Ávila, in which …

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International Plastic Bag Free Day

International Plastic Bag Free Day

July 3, 2023 read more
19th Anniversary of the Landscape of the Pico Island Vineyard Culture as a UNESCO World Heritage Site, in the category of Cultural Landscape

19th Anniversary of the Landscape of the Pico Island Vineyard Culture as a UNESCO World Heritage Site, in the category of Cultural Landscape

July 2, 2023 read more
Congratulations to the Furnas Monitoring and Research Centre!

Congratulations to the Furnas Monitoring and Research Centre!

July 1, 2023 read more
New developments of Corvo Pilot Action Program

New developments of Corvo Pilot Action Program

June 28, 2023

Under the scope of Action C11 - "Support to the design of a pilot action program for the …

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LIFE IP AZORES NATURA in the Graciosa Nature Park's Advisory Board

LIFE IP AZORES NATURA in the Graciosa Nature Park's Advisory Board

June 26, 2023

The LIFE IP AZORES NATURA project, coordinated by the Regional Secretariat for Environment and Climate Change, was present …

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Reconstruction and maintenance of walls in the intervention areas

Reconstruction and maintenance of walls in the intervention areas

June 23, 2023

The nature conservation work being carried out in the intervention areas of the LIFE BEETLES project, coordinated by …

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Regional Directorate of Forestry Resources promotes internal training action under the framework of LIFE IP CLIMAZ

Regional Directorate of Forestry Resources promotes internal training action under the framework of LIFE IP CLIMAZ

June 22, 2023

Between the 8th and 12th of May, in the context of LIFE IP CLIMAZ project coordinated by the …

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Report of the 2022 Regional Information System on Waste reveals positive evolution in waste management in the Azores

Report of the 2022 Regional Information System on Waste reveals positive evolution in waste management in the Azores

June 22, 2023

The Regional Secretary for the Environment and Climate Change, Alonso Miguel, chaired today the public presentation session of …

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Control works of invasive flora species in pristine areas of Terceira island

Control works of invasive flora species in pristine areas of Terceira island

June 21, 2023

The habitat improvement for the Ground beetle (Trechus terrabravensis) is one of the main objectives of …

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LIFE IP AZORES NATURA Project provides training course on bird ringing for Nature Watchers teams

LIFE IP AZORES NATURA Project provides training course on bird ringing for Nature Watchers teams

June 21, 2023

Between May and June this year, the LIFE IP AZORES NATURA project, in collaboration with the Regional Secretariat …

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Regional Secretariat for the Environment and Climate Change supports the Santa Maria Trail - SMAT 2023

Regional Secretariat for the Environment and Climate Change supports the Santa Maria Trail - SMAT 2023

June 21, 2023

The Environment and Climate Change Service of the island of Santa Maria is developing an important action to …

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Lagoa do Congro trail reopened

Lagoa do Congro trail reopened

June 21, 2023

The Regional Secretariat for the Environment and Climate Change informs that the cleaning and maintenance operations of the …

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LIFE IP CLIMAZ - Second day of the Seminar ''Mitigation and Adaptation to Climate Change in the Azores''

LIFE IP CLIMAZ - Second day of the Seminar ''Mitigation and Adaptation to Climate Change in the Azores''

June 20, 2023

In the course of the Seminar ''Mitigation and Adaptation to Climate Change in the Azores'', promoted by the …

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The Monte da Guia Complex celebrates its 10th anniversary!

The Monte da Guia Complex celebrates its 10th anniversary!

June 20, 2023

Photo: Rui Simas

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LIFE SNAILS promotes activity within the Week of Invasive Species 2023: Portugal and Spain (SEI 2023)

LIFE SNAILS promotes activity within the Week of Invasive Species 2023: Portugal and Spain (SEI 2023)

June 20, 2023

During the Invasive Species Week 2023: Portugal and Spain (SEI 2023), the Regional Secretariat for Environment and Climate …

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Projeto Capacitação: PONTA DELGADA, ANGRA DO HEROÍSMO e HORTA – Sessões de divulgação e workshops regionais para a call 2023 do Programa LIFE

Projeto Capacitação: PONTA DELGADA, ANGRA DO HEROÍSMO e HORTA – Sessões de divulgação e workshops regionais para a call 2023 do Programa LIFE

June 20, 2023

A Secretaria Regional do Ambiente e Alterações Climáticas, na qualidade de beneficiário associado do novo Projeto de Capacitação …

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LIFE IP AZORES NATURA celebrates Children's Day

LIFE IP AZORES NATURA celebrates Children's Day

June 19, 2023

Children's Day, commemorated in Portugal on 1 June, was created by the United Nations, with the purpose of …

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Congratulations to the Faial Botanic Garden!

Congratulations to the Faial Botanic Garden!

June 18, 2023 read more
Congratulations to the Lagoa do Fogo Nature Reserve!

Congratulations to the Lagoa do Fogo Nature Reserve!

June 18, 2023 read more
Sustainable Gastronomy Day

Sustainable Gastronomy Day

June 18, 2023

Video

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World Day to Combat Desertification and Drought

World Day to Combat Desertification and Drought

June 17, 2023 read more
LIFE IP AZORES NATURA participates in the webinar “Management of Invasive Species in Geoparks”

LIFE IP AZORES NATURA participates in the webinar “Management of Invasive Species in Geoparks”

June 16, 2023

In May, took place the webinar “Management of Invasive Species in Geoparks”, integrated with the project “Biennium for …

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Azores 20+ Waste Prevention and Management Strategic Program approved by Parliament

Azores 20+ Waste Prevention and Management Strategic Program approved by Parliament

June 15, 2023

The Legislative Assembly of the Autonomous Region of the Azores approved on Wednesday the Strategic Program for the …

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Lagoa do Congro Trail Forbidden

Lagoa do Congro Trail Forbidden

June 14, 2023

Considering the adverse weather conditions seen in the last week, caused by the passage of the Óscar depression, …

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LIFE IP AZORES NATURA joins the Invasive Species Week 2023 initiative

LIFE IP AZORES NATURA joins the Invasive Species Week 2023 initiative

June 14, 2023

In May, took place the Invasive Species Week 2023 initiative, promoted by the Portuguese Network for the Study …

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Regional Council for the Environment and Sustainable Development met on Terceira Island

Regional Council for the Environment and Sustainable Development met on Terceira Island

June 13, 2023

The Regional Secretary for the Environment and Climate Change, Alonso Miguel, chaired, in Angra do Heroísmo, an extraordinary …

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LIFE IP AZORES NATURA installs bat shelters at Faial Botanic Garden in collaboration with APADIF

LIFE IP AZORES NATURA installs bat shelters at Faial Botanic Garden in collaboration with APADIF

June 12, 2023

In May, a group of users of the Associação de Pais e Amigos dos Deficientes da Ilha do …

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Discovery of new populations of native species targeted by the LIFE IP AZORES NATURA project on São Jorge

Discovery of new populations of native species targeted by the LIFE IP AZORES NATURA project on São Jorge

June 9, 2023

As part of Action C3.2 – In-situ conservation of the LIFE IP AZORES NATURA project, coordinated by the …

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World Oceans Day

World Oceans Day

June 8, 2023

Photo of Silas Baisch on Unsplash

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Habitat restoration work at Ilhéu da Vila, Santa Maria

Habitat restoration work at Ilhéu da Vila, Santa Maria

June 7, 2023

Under Action C6.1 – Habitat restoration for seabirds of the LIFE IP AZORES NATURA project, habitat restoration work …

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Congratulations to the Mountain's House for its 15th anniversary!

Congratulations to the Mountain's House for its 15th anniversary!

June 5, 2023 read more
LIFE IP AZORES NATURA visits Fajã dos Cubres intervention area

LIFE IP AZORES NATURA visits Fajã dos Cubres intervention area

June 5, 2023

During the month of April, the LIFE IP AZORES NATURA project, coordinated by the Regional Secretariat for the …

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World Environment Day

World Environment Day

June 5, 2023

Watch the video here.

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Regional Secretariat for the Environment and Climate Change marks World Environment Day with several initiatives on all the islands of the Archipelago

Regional Secretariat for the Environment and Climate Change marks World Environment Day with several initiatives on all the islands of the Archipelago

June 5, 2023

The Regional Secretariat for the Environment and Climate Change marked today World Environment Day with initiatives in all …

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Congratulations to the Pico Wild Birds Rehabilitation Centre!

Congratulations to the Pico Wild Birds Rehabilitation Centre!

June 3, 2023 read more
Regional Secretariat for the Environment and Climate Change hosted the partners' meeting of the PLANCLIMAC project

Regional Secretariat for the Environment and Climate Change hosted the partners' meeting of the PLANCLIMAC project

June 2, 2023

The Regional Secretariat for the Environment and Climate Change hosted recently, on the island of São Miguel, the …

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LIFE VIDALIA Final Conference

LIFE VIDALIA Final Conference

June 2, 2023

LIFE SNAILS was represented by its manager at the LIFE VIDALIA Final Conference on 26 April at the …

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LIFE IP AZORES NATURA carries out planting of Azorean Fleshy Bishopsweed at Ponta do Castelo, Santa Maria

LIFE IP AZORES NATURA carries out planting of Azorean Fleshy Bishopsweed at Ponta do Castelo, Santa Maria

June 2, 2023

As part of Action C3.2 – In-situ conservation of the LIFE IP AZORES NATURA project, a group of …

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Alonso Miguel visited area where habitat recovery and conservation works are underway in Priolo Lands

Alonso Miguel visited area where habitat recovery and conservation works are underway in Priolo Lands

June 1, 2023

The Regional Secretary for the Environment and Climate Change, Alonso Miguel, visited the Priolo Lands on São Miguel …

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Volcano Day

Volcano Day

June 1, 2023 read more
Congratulations to the Lagoa das Sete Cidades Environmental Complex!

Congratulations to the Lagoa das Sete Cidades Environmental Complex!

June 1, 2023 read more
Festival of Biosphere Reserves: Marine Activities in Graciosa

Festival of Biosphere Reserves: Marine Activities in Graciosa

May 31, 2023

This year the 1ˢᵗ edition of the Festival of Portuguese Biosphere Reserves took place, and the Regional Directorate …

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Faial ECCS cleans the sand at Porto Pim Beach

Faial ECCS cleans the sand at Porto Pim Beach

May 26, 2023

The Regional Secretariat for the Environment and Climate Change, through the Faial Environment and Climate Change Service (ECCS), …

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LIFE IP AZORES NATURA participates in the Faial Agricultural and Trade Fair

LIFE IP AZORES NATURA participates in the Faial Agricultural and Trade Fair

May 26, 2023

In early May, the LIFE IP AZORES NATURA project was present at the Faial Agricultural and Trade Fair …

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Technical Horticultural Institute from Belgium collaborates with the Regional Secretariat for the Environment and Climate Change

Technical Horticultural Institute from Belgium collaborates with the Regional Secretariat for the Environment and Climate Change

May 25, 2023

The Santa Maria Environment and Climate Change Service received a group of six students and two teachers from …

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Congratulations to the Flores Island Biosphere Reserve!

Congratulations to the Flores Island Biosphere Reserve!

May 25, 2023 read more
Congratulations to the Gruta das Torres Visitors Centre!

Congratulations to the Gruta das Torres Visitors Centre!

May 25, 2023 read more
LIFE IP AZORES NATURA participates in the Final Conference of LIFE VIDALIA

LIFE IP AZORES NATURA participates in the Final Conference of LIFE VIDALIA

May 24, 2023

At the end of April, took place the Final Conference of LIFE VIDALIA, a project that will end …

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European Day of Parks

European Day of Parks

May 24, 2023

Today, 24 May, is the European Day of Parks, a special occasion to recognise and pay tribute to …

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"World Heritage in Portugal" Photography Contest

"World Heritage in Portugal" Photography Contest

May 23, 2023

The World Heritage Network of Portugal promotes the 1st edition of the "World Heritage in Portugal" Photography Contest …

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A exposição itinerante do Projeto INDICIT II chegou aos Açores!

A exposição itinerante do Projeto INDICIT II chegou aos Açores!

May 23, 2023

A Secretaria Regional do Ambiente e Alterações Climáticas tem o prazer de anunciar que, no âmbito do Projeto …

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LIFE IP AZORES NATURA continues monitoring of seabirds and carries out the first plantings on the Praia Islet, Graciosa

LIFE IP AZORES NATURA continues monitoring of seabirds and carries out the first plantings on the Praia Islet, Graciosa

May 22, 2023

In the framework of actions C6.1 “Restoration of habitats for seabirds on the islets” and D5.1 “Monitoring of …

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International Day For Biological Diversity

International Day For Biological Diversity

May 22, 2023 read more
World Bee Day

World Bee Day

May 20, 2023

Foto de USGS na Unsplash

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International Museum Day

International Museum Day

May 18, 2023 read more
Regional Secretariat for the Environment and Climate Change marks International Recycling Day with awareness-raising actions

Regional Secretariat for the Environment and Climate Change marks International Recycling Day with awareness-raising actions

May 18, 2023

The Regional Secretariat for the Environment and Climate Change marked International Recycling Day, celebrated yesterday, 17 May, with …

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Final Conference of the LIFE VIDALIA project

Final Conference of the LIFE VIDALIA project

May 18, 2023

The LIFE VIDALIA project, coordinated by the Regional Secretariat for the Environment and Climate Change, held its final …

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LIFE IP AZORES NATURA strengthens endemic populations on Faial

LIFE IP AZORES NATURA strengthens endemic populations on Faial

May 18, 2023

During April, the LIFE IP AZORES NATURA project, through Action C3.2 – Ex-situ conservation, reinforced some endemic plant …

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Prolongamento do período de discussão pública da proposta de alteração do Plano de Ordenamento da Orla Costeira da Ilha Terceira

Prolongamento do período de discussão pública da proposta de alteração do Plano de Ordenamento da Orla Costeira da Ilha Terceira

May 17, 2023

A Secretaria Regional do Ambiente e Alterações Climáticas, através da Direção Regional do Ordenamento do Território e dos …

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Global Recycling Day

Global Recycling Day

May 17, 2023 read more
LIFE IP AZORES NATURA promotes planting action at Pico do Carvão, São Miguel

LIFE IP AZORES NATURA promotes planting action at Pico do Carvão, São Miguel

May 16, 2023

Following the conservation work carried out by LIFE IP AZORES NATURA at Pico do Carvão, island of São …

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Field trip of students from the University of Education Karlsruhe

Field trip of students from the University of Education Karlsruhe

May 15, 2023

The LIFE BEETLES project recently received students from the University of Education Karlsruhe, Germany. The visit took place …

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World Migratory Bird Day

World Migratory Bird Day

May 13, 2023 read more
O Monumento Natural da Gruta do Carvão está de parabéns!

O Monumento Natural da Gruta do Carvão está de parabéns!

May 11, 2023 read more
LIFE BEETLES receives fourth project progress monitoring visit

LIFE BEETLES receives fourth project progress monitoring visit

May 11, 2023

The LIFE BEETLES project team met, on the island of Pico, with the supervisor of the agency NEEMO …

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Regional Secretary for the Environment and Climate Change chaired the opening session of IMPEL National Network Conference

Regional Secretary for the Environment and Climate Change chaired the opening session of IMPEL National Network Conference

May 10, 2023

The Regional Secretary for the Environment and Climate Change, Alonso Miguel, chaired today the opening session of the …

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Festival of Biosphere Reserves of Portugal

Festival of Biosphere Reserves of Portugal

May 10, 2023

The Regional Secretariat for the Environment and Climate Change informs that, due to operational reasons, the activity “ …

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LIFE IP AZORES NATURA participates in the 1ˢᵗ Festival of Biosphere Reserves

LIFE IP AZORES NATURA participates in the 1ˢᵗ Festival of Biosphere Reserves

May 10, 2023

Last April, the LIFE IP AZORES NATURA project participated in the 1st Festival of Portuguese Biosphere Reserves, which …

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Application of Nature-based Solutions on the island of Flores

Application of Nature-based Solutions on the island of Flores

May 9, 2023

The work to control invasive species continues at a good pace in the streams of Lajes das Flores. …

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LIFE VIDALIA in a replication action of the project results on Madeira island

LIFE VIDALIA in a replication action of the project results on Madeira island

May 8, 2023

LIFE VIDALIA, coordinated by the Regional Secretariat for the Environment and Climate Change, carried out, on 5 and …

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Dobble Invasoras Game, from LIFE IP AZORES NATURA, presented during a statutory visit of the Regional Government of the Azores to Corvo

Dobble Invasoras Game, from LIFE IP AZORES NATURA, presented during a statutory visit of the Regional Government of the Azores to Corvo

May 8, 2023

Following the statutory visit of the Regional Government of the Azores to the island of Corvo, the LIFE …

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Placement of preventive signs in Lagoa do Caiado

Placement of preventive signs in Lagoa do Caiado

May 5, 2023

Following the nature conservation work carried out by the Regional Secretariat for the Environment and Climate Change, through …

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Four French students spent three weeks on Flores and Corvo in actions to remove invasive flora

Four French students spent three weeks on Flores and Corvo in actions to remove invasive flora

May 4, 2023

Under Action E5 - Public engagement and volunteering program, four French students, Les Ami'go of the School TS …

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The President of the Government inaugurated the requalification works of Ribeira da Vinha Brava

The President of the Government inaugurated the requalification works of Ribeira da Vinha Brava

May 4, 2023

The President of the Regional Government of the Azores, José Manuel Bolieiro, inaugurated this week, in Angra do …

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The Regional Secretariat for the Environment and Climate Change promoted the Final Conference of the LIFE VIDALIA project

The Regional Secretariat for the Environment and Climate Change promoted the Final Conference of the LIFE VIDALIA project

May 4, 2023

The Regional Secretariat for the Environment and Climate Change promoted the Final Conference of the LIFE VIDALIA project …

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Seminar “Mitigation and Adaptation to Climate Change in the Azores

Seminar “Mitigation and Adaptation to Climate Change in the Azores

May 4, 2023

The Seminar Mitigation and Adaptation to Climate Change in the Azores will take place on 16 …

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“Trio Vidália contra as Invasoras” in the schools of the Triangle

“Trio Vidália contra as Invasoras” in the schools of the Triangle

May 3, 2023

Students of the 3ʳᵈ and 4ᵗʰ grades from schools on the islands of Faial, Pico and São Jorge …

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Regional Secretariat for the Environment and Climate Change promotes cycle of information and environmental awareness-raising sessions for agricultural and livestock sector

Regional Secretariat for the Environment and Climate Change promotes cycle of information and environmental awareness-raising sessions for agricultural and livestock sector

May 2, 2023

The Regional Secretary for the Environment and Climate Change, Alonso Miguel, chaired this Wednesday the opening of a …

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The caterpillar bio shredder of the LIFE BEETLES project is already operational on Terceira island!

The caterpillar bio shredder of the LIFE BEETLES project is already operational on Terceira island!

May 2, 2023

The LIFE BEETLES project, coordinated by the Regional Secretariat for the Environment and Climate Change, has acquired a …

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37 parishes were distinguished by the Azorean Government for the care with environmental protection

37 parishes were distinguished by the Azorean Government for the care with environmental protection

May 2, 2023

The President of the Regional Government of the Azores, José Manuel Bolieiro, together with the Regional Secretary in …

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Sessões Públicas de Esclarecimento da Proposta de Alteração do Plano de Ordenamento da Orla Costeira da Ilha Terceira

Sessões Públicas de Esclarecimento da Proposta de Alteração do Plano de Ordenamento da Orla Costeira da Ilha Terceira

April 27, 2023

A Secretaria Regional do Ambiente e Alterações Climáticas, através da Direção Regional do Ordenamento do Território e dos …

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Establishment of a population of the fern Asplenium hemionitis at the Faial Botanic Garden

Establishment of a population of the fern Asplenium hemionitis at the Faial Botanic Garden

April 26, 2023

endemic flora, of the LIFE IP AZORES NATURA project, which aims to conserve several species protected by the …

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LIFE VIDALIA receives networking visit from LIFE medCLIFFS

LIFE VIDALIA receives networking visit from LIFE medCLIFFS

April 24, 2023

LIFE VIDALIA, coordinated by the Regional Secretariat for the Environment and Climate Change, recently received two members of …

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National Geological Heritage Day |  Earth Day

National Geological Heritage Day | Earth Day

April 22, 2023 read more
2nd Monitoring Visit to LIFE SNAILS

2nd Monitoring Visit to LIFE SNAILS

April 21, 2023

On 31 March and 1 April, the LIFE SNAILS team met on Santa Maria island with the NEEMO …

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Congratulations to Terceira Nature Park!

Congratulations to Terceira Nature Park!

April 20, 2023 read more
Azorean Government inaugurates supply system and agricultural path on Corvo

Azorean Government inaugurates supply system and agricultural path on Corvo

April 19, 2023

The Regional Government of the Azores inaugurated last week the water supply system of Casinha Velha and the …

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Presented on Corvo a game about invasive species dedicated to primary and middle school children

Presented on Corvo a game about invasive species dedicated to primary and middle school children

April 19, 2023

The game "Dobble Invasoras" was presented last week, on Corvo island, on the occasion of the statutory visit …

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LIFE VIDALIA welcomes visit from CINEA

LIFE VIDALIA welcomes visit from CINEA

April 19, 2023

LIFE VIDALIA project, coordinated by the Regional Secretariat for the Environment and Climate Change and co-financed by the …

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Regional Secretariat for the Environment and Climate Change promoted workshop on “Agenda for the Circular Economy of the Autonomous Region of the Azores”

Regional Secretariat for the Environment and Climate Change promoted workshop on “Agenda for the Circular Economy of the Autonomous Region of the Azores”

April 19, 2023

The Regional Secretary for the Environment and Climate Change, Alonso Miguel, chaired on Monday the closing of the …

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International Day for Monuments and Sites

International Day for Monuments and Sites

April 18, 2023 read more
LIFE SNAILS on the Regional Council for the Environment and Sustainable Development

LIFE SNAILS on the Regional Council for the Environment and Sustainable Development

April 18, 2023

On 24 March, LIFE SNAILS – Support and Naturalization in Areas of Importance for Land Snails participated in …

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LIFE IP AZORES NATURA and LIFE BEETLES participate in a workshop on climate change

LIFE IP AZORES NATURA and LIFE BEETLES participate in a workshop on climate change

April 17, 2023

On 22 March, LIFE IP AZORES NATURA and LIFE BEETLES participated in the 3rd Workshop on the Macaronesian …

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SRAAC present at the World Landscape Architecture Month

SRAAC present at the World Landscape Architecture Month

April 17, 2023

Invited by APAP – Associação Portuguesa dos Arquitectos Paisagistas (Portuguese Landscape Architects Association), the Regional Secretariat for the …

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Regional Secretariat for the Environment and Climate Change considers extending SIRGIC cost-free period

Regional Secretariat for the Environment and Climate Change considers extending SIRGIC cost-free period

April 14, 2023

The SiRGIC – Land Registry Information Collection and Management System of the Azores was created by the Regional …

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Regional Secretary for the Environment and Climate Change presents the Good Practices Guide for the Organisation of Circular Events

Regional Secretary for the Environment and Climate Change presents the Good Practices Guide for the Organisation of Circular Events

April 12, 2023

The Regional Secretary for the Environment and Climate Change, Alonso Miguel, presided, by digital means, the official presentation …

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LIFE VIDALIA holds Final Project Conference

LIFE VIDALIA holds Final Project Conference

April 12, 2023

LIFE VIDALIA holds Final Project Conference

On 26 April, the LIFE VIDALIA – Valorização e Inovação Dirigidos à  …

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Azores Governmt inaugurates interventions in the Dilúvio and Prainha streams on Pico island

Azores Governmt inaugurates interventions in the Dilúvio and Prainha streams on Pico island

April 6, 2023

The Regional Secretary for the Environment and Climate Change, Alonso Miguel and the Regional Secretary for Tourism, Mobility …

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1ˢᵗ Edition of the newsletter “Flores – Biosphere Reserve”

1ˢᵗ Edition of the newsletter “Flores – Biosphere Reserve”

April 4, 2023

The Regional Secretariat for the Environment and Climate Change has just launched the first edition of a newsletter …

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Photography contest “Biosphere Reserves of the Azores”

Photography contest “Biosphere Reserves of the Azores”

April 4, 2023

As part of the first Festival of Biosphere Reserves of Portugal, the Regional Secretariat for the Environment and …

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Report on the 15th Regional Meeting on Environmental Education

Report on the 15th Regional Meeting on Environmental Education

April 3, 2023

The 15th Regional Meeting on Environmental Education took place in the Escola Secundária Jerónimo Emiliano de Andrade, Terceira …

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LIFE IP AZORES NATURA updates on its actions in the Santa Maria Nature Park Advisory Board

LIFE IP AZORES NATURA updates on its actions in the Santa Maria Nature Park Advisory Board

April 3, 2023

This project, coordinated by the Regional Secretariat for the Environment and Climate Change, participated in the Santa Maria …

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The week of the International Day of Forests was full of environmental awareness activities

The week of the International Day of Forests was full of environmental awareness activities

April 3, 2023

The Regional Secretary for the Environment and Climate Change was present at the planting activity of endemic species, …

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Gruta das Torres Visitors Centre already has an online ticket office!

Gruta das Torres Visitors Centre already has an online ticket office!

April 1, 2023

The Regional Secretariat for the Environment and Climate Change launches today the online ticket office (https://bit.ly/3nzZFIJ) …

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LIFE VIDALIA promotes training, dissemination and replication action to the field teams of the islands of the triangle

LIFE VIDALIA promotes training, dissemination and replication action to the field teams of the islands of the triangle

March 31, 2023

The Regional Secretariat for the Environment and Climate Change promoted on 17 February, through the LIFE VIDALIA project, …

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LIFE IP AZORES NATURA participates in the Regional Meeting on Environmental Education

LIFE IP AZORES NATURA participates in the Regional Meeting on Environmental Education

March 30, 2023

At the beginning of March, the LIFE IP AZORES NATURA project attended the 15th Regional Meeting on Environmental …

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LIFE BEETLES participates in the 15th Regional Meeting on Environmental Education

LIFE BEETLES participates in the 15th Regional Meeting on Environmental Education

March 30, 2023

The LIFE BEETLES project participated in the 15th Regional Meeting on Environmental Education (EREA), which took place on …

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LIFE IP CLIMAZ participates in the 15th Regional Meeting on Environmental Education

LIFE IP CLIMAZ participates in the 15th Regional Meeting on Environmental Education

March 30, 2023

The 15th Regional Meeting on Environmental Education, promoted by the Regional Secretariat for the Environment and Climate Change, …

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LIFE SNAILS participates in the Regional Meeting on Environmental Education (EREA)

LIFE SNAILS participates in the Regional Meeting on Environmental Education (EREA)

March 30, 2023

LIFE SNAILS participated in the 15th Regional Meeting on Environmental Education on March 1, 2 and 3 on …

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Alonso Miguel inaugurates the works of Minimization of Hydrological Risks in Grota da Lagoinha

Alonso Miguel inaugurates the works of Minimization of Hydrological Risks in Grota da Lagoinha

March 29, 2023

The Regional Secretary for the Environment and Climate Change, Alonso Miguel, inaugurated today the works to minimise hydrological …

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Congratulations to São Jorge Nature Park!

Congratulations to São Jorge Nature Park!

March 28, 2023 read more
Alonso Miguel delivers forestry equipment on the island of Terceira under the LIFE IP AZORES NATURA project

Alonso Miguel delivers forestry equipment on the island of Terceira under the LIFE IP AZORES NATURA project

March 28, 2023

The Regional Secretary for the Environment and Climate Change, Alonso Miguel, delivered equipment to the island of Terceira …

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Azores Regional Council for the Environment and Sustainable Development met in Terceira island

Azores Regional Council for the Environment and Sustainable Development met in Terceira island

March 28, 2023

The Regional Secretary for the Environment and Climate Change, Alonso Miguel, chaired last Friday in Angra do Heroísmo, …

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Students from the Gardening Course participate in an action to remove invasive flora and successive planting of natives on São Miguel

Students from the Gardening Course participate in an action to remove invasive flora and successive planting of natives on São Miguel

March 28, 2023

On 16 February, a volunteer action was carried out to remove invasive flora on the coastline of Miradouro …

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4th Anniversary of Vulcão dos Capelinhos Natural Monument

4th Anniversary of Vulcão dos Capelinhos Natural Monument

March 27, 2023 read more
Earth Hour 2023: a renewed vision 🌎 #BiggestHourForEarth

Earth Hour 2023: a renewed vision 🌎 #BiggestHourForEarth

March 24, 2023

"Since its beginnings in 2007, Earth Hour has been known for its "lights out" moment – a symbolic …

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Regional Secretary for the Environment and Climate Change marked World Tree Day with the planting of endemic species in Fajã dos Cubres

Regional Secretary for the Environment and Climate Change marked World Tree Day with the planting of endemic species in Fajã dos Cubres

March 24, 2023

The Regional Secretary for the Environment and Climate Change, Alonso Miguel, marked the most recent World Tree Day, …

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Alonso Miguel delivers equipment to support the cleaning of the sand at Porto Pim beach

Alonso Miguel delivers equipment to support the cleaning of the sand at Porto Pim beach

March 24, 2023

The Regional Secretary for the Environment and Climate Change, Alonso Miguel, delivered this Thursday equipment to support cleaning …

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19th Anniversary of the Algar do Carvão Natural Monument

19th Anniversary of the Algar do Carvão Natural Monument

March 23, 2023 read more
Congratulations to the Furnas do Enxofre Natural Monument!

Congratulations to the Furnas do Enxofre Natural Monument!

March 23, 2023

The Furnas do Enxofre correspond to the most important fumarolic field of Terceira island and are part of …

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12th Anniversary of the Flores Nature Park

12th Anniversary of the Flores Nature Park

March 23, 2023 read more
President of the Government marked World Water Day at the Lagoa das Sete Cidades

President of the Government marked World Water Day at the Lagoa das Sete Cidades

March 22, 2023

The President of the Regional Government of the Azores, José Manuel Bolieiro, was present today, on World Water …

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Alonso Miguel inaugurates the recovery and remodelling works of the Traditional Trails of Fajã de Santo Cristo

Alonso Miguel inaugurates the recovery and remodelling works of the Traditional Trails of Fajã de Santo Cristo

March 22, 2023

The Regional Secretary for the Environment and Climate Change, Alonso Miguel, presided on Tuesday at the inauguration ceremony …

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World Water Day

World Water Day

March 22, 2023 read more
International Day of Forests

International Day of Forests

March 21, 2023

The Regional Secretariat for the Environment and Climate Change is promoting a set of regional activities aimed at …

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Alonso Miguel marks the 7th anniversary of the Fajãs de São Jorge Biosphere Reserve

Alonso Miguel marks the 7th anniversary of the Fajãs de São Jorge Biosphere Reserve

March 21, 2023

The Regional Secretary for the Environment and Climate Change, Alonso Miguel, was present on Monday in an environmental …

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A Reserva da Biosfera de São Jorge está de parabéns!

A Reserva da Biosfera de São Jorge está de parabéns!

March 19, 2023 read more
Sessão de Divulgação da Reserva da Biosfera das Flores

Sessão de Divulgação da Reserva da Biosfera das Flores

March 15, 2023

No próximo dia 20 de março, o Centro de Interpretação Ambiental do Boqueirão e o Auditório da Câmara …

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Regional Secretary for the Environment and climate Change present in the hoisting of the Green Flag Eco-School at Escola Básica António José de Ávila

Regional Secretary for the Environment and climate Change present in the hoisting of the Green Flag Eco-School at Escola Básica António José de Ávila

March 14, 2023

regarding the Eco-School award for the 2021/2022 school year, granted to the school in the 15th edition of …

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Regional Government of the Azores starts the first stage of the rehabilitation of the Pedro Miguel Centre of the Faial Botanic Garden

Regional Government of the Azores starts the first stage of the rehabilitation of the Pedro Miguel Centre of the Faial Botanic Garden

March 10, 2023

The Regional Secretariat for the Environment and Climate Change is launching the first stage of the rehabilitation works …

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As Reservas Naturais da Caldeira do Faial e da Montanha do Pico estão de parabéns!

As Reservas Naturais da Caldeira do Faial e da Montanha do Pico estão de parabéns!

March 8, 2023

A 7 e 8 de março de 1972 a Caldeira do Faial e a Montanha do Pico foram …

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Regional Government of the Azores starts the construction work of the Monte da Guia Pedestrian and Interpretive Circuit

Regional Government of the Azores starts the construction work of the Monte da Guia Pedestrian and Interpretive Circuit

March 7, 2023

The Regional Secretary for the Environment and Climate Change, Alonso Miguel, and the Regional Secretary for Tourism, Mobility …

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Regional Secretariat for Environment and Climate Change promotes “Eventos + Circulares” campaign

Regional Secretariat for Environment and Climate Change promotes “Eventos + Circulares” campaign

March 6, 2023

The Regional Secretariat for the Environment and Climate Change will deliver around 90 thousand reusable cups to organisations …

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LIFE VIDALIA on display at Manuel de Arriaga High School

LIFE VIDALIA on display at Manuel de Arriaga High School

March 3, 2023

The itinerant exhibition of LIFE VIDALIA project was available to all school community of the 3rd cycle and …

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World Wildlife Day

World Wildlife Day

March 3, 2023 read more
LIFE SNAILS takes part in the meeting of the advisory board of the Santa Maria Nature Park

LIFE SNAILS takes part in the meeting of the advisory board of the Santa Maria Nature Park

March 3, 2023

The LIFE SNAILS project, coordinated by the Regional Secretariat for the Environment and Climate Change, was present at …

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Regional Secretariat for the Environment and Climate Change promotes 15ᵗʰ Regional Meeting on Environmental Education

Regional Secretariat for the Environment and Climate Change promotes 15ᵗʰ Regional Meeting on Environmental Education

March 1, 2023

The Regional Secretary for the Environment and Climate Change, Alonso Miguel, chaired today the opening session of the …

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Regional Secretary publishes 1st Monitoring Report of the Regional Climate Change Programme

Regional Secretary publishes 1st Monitoring Report of the Regional Climate Change Programme

Feb. 27, 2023

The Regional Secretary for the Environment and Climate Change, Alonso Miguel, announced the publication of the 1st Monitoring …

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Online population survey on climate change and carbon neutrality

Online population survey on climate change and carbon neutrality

Feb. 27, 2023

Portugal is committed to achieving “carbon neutrality” by the end of 2050.

The Regional Secretariat for the Environment …

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LIFE BEETLES: Beginning of clear-cutting work on eucalyptus trees

LIFE BEETLES: Beginning of clear-cutting work on eucalyptus trees

Feb. 23, 2023

The LIFE BEETLES project has already started clear-cutting the eucalyptus grove of Furnas do Enxofre, one of the …

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Continuing the works at Ilhéu da Vila, Santa Maria

Continuing the works at Ilhéu da Vila, Santa Maria

Feb. 22, 2023

On January 19, a team from Santa Maria Environment and Climate Change Service went to the Ilhéu da …

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Planting of Rumex azoricus and Angelica lignescens in Serra Devassa, São Miguel

Planting of Rumex azoricus and Angelica lignescens in Serra Devassa, São Miguel

Feb. 20, 2023

On 16 January, a team from the São Miguel Environment and Climate Change Service carried out a planting …

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Graciosa hosts session on “Azores on the Energy Route: Graciosa, the model island”

Graciosa hosts session on “Azores on the Energy Route: Graciosa, the model island”

Feb. 20, 2023

A session entitled “Azores on the Energy Route: Graciosa, a model island” took place on 25 January on …

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The first LIFE IP AZORES NATURA project noticeboards are already in place

The first LIFE IP AZORES NATURA project noticeboards are already in place

Feb. 17, 2023

The first noticeboards produced under Action E1 – Project communication plan of the LIFE IP AZORES NATURA, coordinated …

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LIFE BEETLES: Nature Custody on World Wetlands Day

LIFE BEETLES: Nature Custody on World Wetlands Day

Feb. 16, 2023

The LIFE BEETLES project has been establishing nature custody agreements with public and private entities, such as municipalities …

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Concurso Público n.º 39/SRAAC/2023 para a celebração de contrato de concessão do uso privativo do Bar da Casa da Montanha, na ilha do Pico

Concurso Público n.º 39/SRAAC/2023 para a celebração de contrato de concessão do uso privativo do Bar da Casa da Montanha, na ilha do Pico

Feb. 10, 2023

A Secretária Regional do Ambiente e Alterações Climáticas informa que foi lançado o anúncio para a celebração do …

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Alonso Miguel awards two tourism enterprise on São Miguel island with the Miosotis Azores 2022

Alonso Miguel awards two tourism enterprise on São Miguel island with the Miosotis Azores 2022

Feb. 6, 2023

The Regional Secretary for the Environment and Climate Change, Alonso Miguel, awarded the Miosotis Azores Award to two …

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National Park Rangers Day

National Park Rangers Day

Feb. 2, 2023

Being a Park Ranger is about caring for our natural heritage and raising awareness of the need for …

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World Wetlands Day

World Wetlands Day

Feb. 2, 2023

In Portugal, only 1.8 % of the territory is occupied by wetlands, and only 31 sites were designated to …

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Alonso Miguel marks National Park Rangers Day and World Wetlands Day

Alonso Miguel marks National Park Rangers Day and World Wetlands Day

Feb. 2, 2023

The Regional Secretary for the Environment and Climate Change, Alonso Miguel, visited the Furnas Monitoring and Research Centre …

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Alonso Miguel presented the State of the Azores Streams Report 2022

Alonso Miguel presented the State of the Azores Streams Report 2022

Jan. 31, 2023

The Regional Secretary for the Environment and Climate Change, Alonso Miguel, presented today the State of the Azores …

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LIFE SNAILS develops work to obtain baselines of the ecosystem conditions of the intervention areas

LIFE SNAILS develops work to obtain baselines of the ecosystem conditions of the intervention areas

Jan. 31, 2023

Monitoring the impacts of conservation actions and improvement of the habitat available for land snail species, the target …

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LIFE IP AZORES NATURA plants Sanicula azorica in Caldeira do Faial

LIFE IP AZORES NATURA plants Sanicula azorica in Caldeira do Faial

Jan. 27, 2023

Within the scope of Action C3.2 – In-situ Conservation, the LIFE IP AZORES NATURA project's field workers started …

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Alonso Miguel promotes the School Environmental Awareness Activities Offer for the 2022-2023 school year to Vocational Schools

Alonso Miguel promotes the School Environmental Awareness Activities Offer for the 2022-2023 school year to Vocational Schools

Jan. 26, 2023

This morning, the Regional Secretary for the Environment and Climate Change, Alonso Miguel, was present at the Escola …

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Find out how to participate in the Arenaria Project

Find out how to participate in the Arenaria Project

Jan. 25, 2023

The Portuguese Society for the Study of Birds (SPEA), an associated beneficiary of the LIFE IP AZORES NATURA …

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“Us and Climate Change” workshop

“Us and Climate Change” workshop

Jan. 24, 2023

On 29 January, the auditorium of the Dalberto Pombo Environmental Interpretation Centre will host the workshop "Us and …

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LIFE BEETLES project's notice boards are already on the field!

LIFE BEETLES project's notice boards are already on the field!

Jan. 24, 2023

One of the goals of the LIFE BEETLES project includes environmental awareness and public communication regarding the execution …

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LIFE IP AZORES NATURA participates in the São Miguel, Graciosa, São Jorge and Flores Advisory Boards

LIFE IP AZORES NATURA participates in the São Miguel, Graciosa, São Jorge and Flores Advisory Boards

Jan. 23, 2023

The LIFE IP AZORES NATURA project, coordinated by the Regional Secretariat for the Environment and Climate Change, participated …

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Secretariat for the Environment and Climate Change acquires a plant biomass grinder, within the scope of the LIFE BEETLES project

Secretariat for the Environment and Climate Change acquires a plant biomass grinder, within the scope of the LIFE BEETLES project

Jan. 23, 2023

The Regional Secretariat for the Environment and Climate Change, Alonso Miguel, visited today the LIFE BEETLES project's intervention …

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Approval of the Regional Water Program and the Management Plan for the Hydrographic Region of the Azores

Approval of the Regional Water Program and the Management Plan for the Hydrographic Region of the Azores

Jan. 18, 2023

The Regional Water Program and the Management Plan for the Hydrographic Region of the Azores 2022 - 2027, …

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“Açores na Rota da Energia” on all islands of the Region

“Açores na Rota da Energia” on all islands of the Region

Jan. 13, 2023

The information and training sessions on energy entitled “Açores na Rota da Energia” (Azores on the Energy Route) …

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Regional Secretariat for the Environment and Climate Change promotes environmental information and awareness actions aimed at the agricultural sector

Regional Secretariat for the Environment and Climate Change promotes environmental information and awareness actions aimed at the agricultural sector

Jan. 10, 2023

The Regional Secretary for the Environment and Climate Change, Alonso Miguel, met today with representatives of the Federação …

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Renovation of signage on LIFE VIDALIA intervention areas, on the island of Faial

Renovation of signage on LIFE VIDALIA intervention areas, on the island of Faial

Dec. 28, 2022

On December 21, 2022, the renovation of noticeboards on the intervention areas of the LIFE VIDALIA project, on …

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Total of 88 coastal bathing waters in public consultation

Total of 88 coastal bathing waters in public consultation

Dec. 27, 2022

The public consultation procedure for coastal bathing waters to be identified in the year 2023 on all islands …

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Winners of the “Jardins Mais Endemicos” contest receive landscape architecture projects

Winners of the “Jardins Mais Endemicos” contest receive landscape architecture projects

Dec. 22, 2022

With the motto “Give more Azores to your accommodation”, three tourist accommodation units from the six winners of …

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Removal of invasive flora and reuse of biomass

Removal of invasive flora and reuse of biomass

Dec. 21, 2022

In order to carry out the works of invasive flora removal in the stream of Ribeira Seca, on …

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Planting endemic plants

Planting endemic plants

Dec. 20, 2022

On December 12 and 13, the first planting of endemic species took place in the intervention area of …

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LIFE IP CLIMAZ receives 3rd monitoring visit

LIFE IP CLIMAZ receives 3rd monitoring visit

Dec. 20, 2022

The LIFE IP CLIMAZ project, coordinated by the Regional Secretariat for the Environment and Climate Change, hosted its …

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1ˢᵗ Meeting of the LIFE SNAILS Education Programme (action E3)

1ˢᵗ Meeting of the LIFE SNAILS Education Programme (action E3)

Dec. 15, 2022

The first meeting between the LIFE SNAILS project, coordinated by the Regional Secretariat for the Environment and Climate …

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Environmental volunteering with LIFE BEETLES and scouts – Terceira island

Environmental volunteering with LIFE BEETLES and scouts – Terceira island

Dec. 14, 2022

The LIFE BEETLES project promoted another volunteering activity on the island of Terceira, this time with the Scouts …

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Announcement – Public Request for Tenders for the concession contract for the private use of the Porto Pim Beach Bar

Announcement – Public Request for Tenders for the concession contract for the private use of the Porto Pim Beach Bar

Dec. 14, 2022

Announcement – Public Request for Tenders for the concession contract for the private use of the Porto Pim …

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SRAAC promotes the “Let's dress the trees” challenge.

SRAAC promotes the “Let's dress the trees” challenge.

Dec. 12, 2022

The Regional Secretariat for the Environment and Climate Change was once again the regional coordinating entity of the …

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International Mountain Day

International Mountain Day

Dec. 11, 2022

The United Nations General Assembly declared 2022 the International Year of Sustainable Mountain Development. Celebrated annually to raise …

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All Environmental Centres Closed

All Environmental Centres Closed

Dec. 7, 2022

The Regional Secretariat for the Environment and Climate Change informs that the environmental centres under its responsibility will …

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Moss Campaign

Moss Campaign

Dec. 7, 2022

This Christmas season, the Park Rangers of the Regional Secretariat for the Environment and Climate Change (SRAAC) raise …

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World Soil Day

World Soil Day

Dec. 5, 2022

Have you ever stopped to think about the importance of soil for life on Earth?

Soil plays a …

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LIFE IP AZORES NATURA participates in the 2022 Sement Event

LIFE IP AZORES NATURA participates in the 2022 Sement Event

Dec. 2, 2022

“Sement Event” has as a double purpose of celebrating, in Mata Nacional do Bussaco, the National Day of …

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Alonso Miguel and Sofia Ribeiro presented the School Environmental Awareness Activities Offer for the 2022/2023 school year

Alonso Miguel and Sofia Ribeiro presented the School Environmental Awareness Activities Offer for the 2022/2023 school year

Nov. 30, 2022

The Regional Secretary for Education and Cultural Affairs, Sofia Ribeiro, and the Regional Secretary for the Environment and …

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5 beetles at your door!

5 beetles at your door!

Nov. 29, 2022

Beetles are the most versatile and diverse animal group, with more than 40 thousand species registered globally. Some …

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Installation of a remote monitoring system in Planalto dos Graminhais

Installation of a remote monitoring system in Planalto dos Graminhais

Nov. 28, 2022

As part of the LIFE IP AZORES NATURA project, the Portuguese Society for the Study of Birds (SPEA), …

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Alonso Miguel participated in the “Swap, Donate and Feed” fair

Alonso Miguel participated in the “Swap, Donate and Feed” fair

Nov. 27, 2022

The Regional Secretary for the Environment and Climate Change, Alonso Miguel, was present this Saturday at the “Swap, …

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Buy Nothing Day

Buy Nothing Day

Nov. 26, 2022

The Regional Secretariat for the Environment and Climate Change marks Buy Nothing Day, a date first organised in …

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LIFE BEETLES 2022/2023 Educational Offer

LIFE BEETLES 2022/2023 Educational Offer

Nov. 25, 2022

The LIFE BEETLES project has a strong educational and awareness-raising component, which aims to change the public's perception …

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LIFE IP AZORES NATURA takes part in the removal of invasive flora on São Miguel

LIFE IP AZORES NATURA takes part in the removal of invasive flora on São Miguel

Nov. 24, 2022

In the end of October, a volunteering activity took place to remove invasive flora in Pico do Carvão, …

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Intervention of the Regional Secretary for the Environment and Climate Change

Intervention of the Regional Secretary for the Environment and Climate Change

Nov. 23, 2022

The complete text of the intervention of the Regional Secretary for the Environment and Climate Change, Alonso Miguel, …

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“Climate change represents one of the greatest challenges we face”, stresses Alonso Miguel

“Climate change represents one of the greatest challenges we face”, stresses Alonso Miguel

Nov. 22, 2022

The Regional Secretary for the Environment and Climate Change, Alonso Miguel, recognised today that the climate change phenomenon …

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Tests to evaluate the effectiveness of the eradication of invasive flora species on Graciosa

Tests to evaluate the effectiveness of the eradication of invasive flora species on Graciosa

Nov. 21, 2022

At the beginning of November, tests were carried out in Ponta Branca, Graciosa island, to evaluate the effectiveness …

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Eco-design – A product never dies, it changes

Eco-design – A product never dies, it changes

Nov. 21, 2022

Tell us everything! What eco-design products do you usually use, and how do you give them a new …

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Regional Secretary for Environment and Climate Change inaugurates mural “The Victims of the Volcano”

Regional Secretary for Environment and Climate Change inaugurates mural “The Victims of the Volcano”

Nov. 20, 2022

The Regional Secretary for Environment and Climate Change, Alonso Miguel, inaugurated, as part of the closing celebrations of …

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Participation of LIFE BEETLES in the final seminar of the LIFE for Insects project

Participation of LIFE BEETLES in the final seminar of the LIFE for Insects project

Nov. 18, 2022

The LIFE BEETLES project, coordinated by the Regional Secretariat for the Environment and Climate Change, participated in the …

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Swap Fair – Swap, Donate and Feed

Swap Fair – Swap, Donate and Feed

Nov. 17, 2022

This year, the 14ᵗʰ European Week for Waste Reduction and the 13ᵗʰ Azores Waste Week have the theme …

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La Palma has already started the environmental awareness programme in Primary Education with the “Ataja Tus Matos” Games Box

La Palma has already started the environmental awareness programme in Primary Education with the “Ataja Tus Matos” Games Box

Nov. 17, 2022

“Ataja Tus Matos” (Stop invasive plants) is the name of the project launched by the Fundación Canaria World …

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Overconsumption – When you use too much

Overconsumption – When you use too much

Nov. 17, 2022

We are approaching an era that is too consumerist, further worsening this problem. Before making a purchase, reflect …

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Park Ranger in action un the SOS Cagarro Campaign

Park Ranger in action un the SOS Cagarro Campaign

Nov. 15, 2022

During October and November, the Government of the Azores is promoting the SOS Cagarro Campaign through the Regional …

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Upcycling – “Bibbidi bobbidi boo”

Upcycling – “Bibbidi bobbidi boo”

Nov. 14, 2022

Have you joined upcycling yet? Tell us in the comments what your transformations were.

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Ecological restoration action in the Topo Intervention Area with students of the local school

Ecological restoration action in the Topo Intervention Area with students of the local school

Nov. 14, 2022

Last week, the Pontinha do Topo intervention area was the target of an ecological restoration action of the …

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Minimal approach – Reducing is the new trend

Minimal approach – Reducing is the new trend

Nov. 10, 2022

Have you tried putting all your clothes on top of the bed? We only have a clear idea …

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Green Key 2023 applications open on 11 November

Green Key 2023 applications open on 11 November

Nov. 10, 2022

The Green Key Programme is an international award, present in more than 60 countries, which has a network …

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The Boqueirão Environmental Interpretation Centre celebrates its 13th anniversary!

The Boqueirão Environmental Interpretation Centre celebrates its 13th anniversary!

Nov. 10, 2022 read more
Works on the streams of Lajes das Flores

Works on the streams of Lajes das Flores

Nov. 9, 2022

The LIFE BEETLES project, coordinated by the Regional Secretariat for the Environment and Climate Change, faces several challenges …

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Regional Secretariat for the Environment and Climate Change presents Roadmap for Carbon Neutrality of the Azores

Regional Secretariat for the Environment and Climate Change presents Roadmap for Carbon Neutrality of the Azores

Nov. 9, 2022

The Regional Secretary for the Environment and Climate Change, Alonso Miguel, chaired today the public session for the …

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LIFE IP AZORES NATURA is a theme at the 4ᵗʰ ESP Europe Conference on Crete

LIFE IP AZORES NATURA is a theme at the 4ᵗʰ ESP Europe Conference on Crete

Nov. 8, 2022

The LIFE IP AZORES NATURA project saw its work presented at the 4ᵗʰ ESP Europe Conference on Crete, …

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Public presentation of the Roadmap for Carbon Neutrality of the Azores

Public presentation of the Roadmap for Carbon Neutrality of the Azores

Nov. 7, 2022

Local: Auditório do Campus de Angra do Heroísmo – University of the Azores

Date: 8 November 2022

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Congratulations to Faial Nature Park!

Congratulations to Faial Nature Park!

Nov. 7, 2022

Watch the video here.

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Congratulations to Santa Maria Nature Park!

Congratulations to Santa Maria Nature Park!

Nov. 7, 2022

Watch the video here.

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Congratulations to Graciosa Nature Park!

Congratulations to Graciosa Nature Park!

Nov. 5, 2022 read more
Contratulations to Corvo Nature Park!

Contratulations to Corvo Nature Park!

Nov. 5, 2022 read more
Fast fashion – What is behind a cheap price?

Fast fashion – What is behind a cheap price?

Nov. 3, 2022

Did you know that cheap clothes hide these problems? As attractive as the low price and the fact …

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1ˢᵗ Edition of the newsletter "Graciosa - Biosphere Reserve"

1ˢᵗ Edition of the newsletter "Graciosa - Biosphere Reserve"

Nov. 3, 2022

The Regional Secretariat for the Environment and Climate Change has just launched the first edition of a newsletter …

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International Day for Biosphere Reserves

International Day for Biosphere Reserves

Nov. 3, 2022

Biosphere Reserves are defined by UNESCO as a tool to protect landscapes, ecosystems and species, thus promoting social, …

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Circular economy – Waste does not have to be trash!

Circular economy – Waste does not have to be trash!

Oct. 31, 2022

The circular economy intends to introduce a product into a new life cycle. The concept of “circular fashion” …

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LIFE IP CLIMAZ's employees participated in training actions on chain saws handling, promoted by the Regional Directorate for Forest Resources (DRRF)

LIFE IP CLIMAZ's employees participated in training actions on chain saws handling, promoted by the Regional Directorate for Forest Resources (DRRF)

Oct. 28, 2022

Read the full story on the DRRF website 👇

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Regional Secretary for the Environment and Climate Change presented the Investment Plan for 2023 in a partners meeting

Regional Secretary for the Environment and Climate Change presented the Investment Plan for 2023 in a partners meeting

Oct. 28, 2022

The Regional Secretary for the Environment and Climate Change, Alonso Miguel, in a meeting with the Regional Council …

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LIFE VIDALIA welcomes users from Casa do Povo da Ribeirinha

LIFE VIDALIA welcomes users from Casa do Povo da Ribeirinha

Oct. 27, 2022

On 14 October, the LIFE VIDALIA project received a group of users of Casa do Povo da Ribeirinha …

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Second-hand – Everyone deserves a second chance!

Second-hand – Everyone deserves a second chance!

Oct. 27, 2022

It is becoming increasingly fashionable to buy second-hand clothes, mainly through websites for the purpose, which makes the …

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LIFE VIDALIA supports a doctorate dedicated to the study of Vidalia and Azorean Lotus

LIFE VIDALIA supports a doctorate dedicated to the study of Vidalia and Azorean Lotus

Oct. 26, 2022

The LIFE VIDALIA project received, on 18 October, students from a doctorate of the University of the Azores …

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From the Vineyards to the Sea Activity

From the Vineyards to the Sea Activity

Oct. 26, 2022

Participate in this activity within the scope of the celebrations of the 14th anniversary of Graciosa Nature Park. …

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Participation of LIFE BETTLES project in the Advisory Board of Pico and Terceira Nature Parks

Participation of LIFE BETTLES project in the Advisory Board of Pico and Terceira Nature Parks

Oct. 25, 2022

The LIFE BEETLES project recently participated in the Advisory Boards of Pico and Terceira Nature Parks, as predicted …

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Fairtrade textile - What about a win-win?

Fairtrade textile - What about a win-win?

Oct. 25, 2022

Often, when we buy a product, we have no idea of the "journey" it takes until it reaches …

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Microplastics - From textile to the sea in a laundry

Microplastics - From textile to the sea in a laundry

Oct. 21, 2022

Most textile products are made of synthetic plastic fibres, such as polyester. During the washing process, microplastic particles …

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Textile Consumption is in the top 4 in Europe's ranking of heaviest impact on the environment and climate change!

Textile Consumption is in the top 4 in Europe's ranking of heaviest impact on the environment and climate change!

Oct. 20, 2022

Stay tuned to our page to learn more about this impact and how you can help reverse it.

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We are already counting the days until Waste Week!

We are already counting the days until Waste Week!

Oct. 19, 2022

Over the next few weeks, until the end of Waste Week, we will be publishing various concepts and …

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Workshop on floral arrangements with invasive plants

Workshop on floral arrangements with invasive plants

Oct. 18, 2022

26 october | 19h30 – 21h00

Boqueirão Environmental Interpretation Centre

Registrations until 21 october, calling  292 241 440

Promoção: …

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LIFE BEETLES’s participation in the 2nd Technical Workshop of LIFE VIDALIA project

LIFE BEETLES’s participation in the 2nd Technical Workshop of LIFE VIDALIA project

Oct. 17, 2022

The LIFE BEETLES project participated in the 2nd Technical Workshop of the LIFE VIDALIA project: “Invasive Exotic Flora: …

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LIFE IP CLIMAZ promotes meeting with the Slovenian project LIFE IP CARE4CLIMATE

LIFE IP CLIMAZ promotes meeting with the Slovenian project LIFE IP CARE4CLIMATE

Oct. 14, 2022

LIFE IP CLIMAZ project promoted a Networking visit with the LIFE IP CARE4CLIMATE project, coming from Slovenia, from …

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Corvo Wild Birds Rehabilitation Centre celebrates its 12th anniversary

Corvo Wild Birds Rehabilitation Centre celebrates its 12th anniversary

Oct. 14, 2022 read more
𝙏𝙧𝙚𝙘𝙝𝙪𝙨 𝙩𝙚𝙧𝙧𝙖𝙗𝙧𝙖𝙫𝙚𝙣𝙨𝙞𝙨 in the IUCN Green Status

𝙏𝙧𝙚𝙘𝙝𝙪𝙨 𝙩𝙚𝙧𝙧𝙖𝙗𝙧𝙖𝙫𝙚𝙣𝙨𝙞𝙨 in the IUCN Green Status

Oct. 14, 2022

Terceira Island’s beetle, a target species of the LIFE BEETLES project, has been classified as “Slightly Depleted”, according …

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LIFE IP AZORES NATURA participates in the Advisory Boards of Faial, Pico and Terceira

LIFE IP AZORES NATURA participates in the Advisory Boards of Faial, Pico and Terceira

Oct. 14, 2022

In recent weeks, the project LIFE IP AZORES NATURA attended the advisory boards of Faial, Pico and Terceira …

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LIFE SNAILS participates in the 2nd LIFE VIDALIA technical workshop: Invasive Exotic Flora

LIFE SNAILS participates in the 2nd LIFE VIDALIA technical workshop: Invasive Exotic Flora

Oct. 13, 2022

The Regional Secretariat for the Environment and Climate Change held another LIFE VIDALIA project technical workshop, entitled Invasive …

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International Day for Disaster Risk Reduction

International Day for Disaster Risk Reduction

Oct. 13, 2022

In the Azores, the small size of the hydrographic basins, as well as the steep slopes and reduced …

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LIFE IP CLIMAZ promotes the VI General Project Management Meeting on São Miguel Island

LIFE IP CLIMAZ promotes the VI General Project Management Meeting on São Miguel Island

Oct. 12, 2022

The LIFE IP CLIMAZ project promoted the 6th General Project Management Meeting, at the Furnas Monitoring and Investigation …

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LIFE IP AZORES NATURA promotes initiative to mark the Ecology Day

LIFE IP AZORES NATURA promotes initiative to mark the Ecology Day

Oct. 11, 2022

Ecology Day emerged as a celebration of the 150th anniversary of Ecology in 2016, marked with a roundtable …

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LIFE VIDALIA 2nd technical workshop – Invasive Exotic Flora

LIFE VIDALIA 2nd technical workshop – Invasive Exotic Flora

Oct. 11, 2022

Another technical workshop, promoted by the Regional Secretariat for the Environment and Climate Change through the LIFE VIDALIA …

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Team building of Wild Ginger sprouts removal in Lagoa Rasa

Team building of Wild Ginger sprouts removal in Lagoa Rasa

Oct. 10, 2022

The Regional Secretariat for the Environment and Climate Change promoted a team-building activity last September on the island …

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LIFE SNAILS promotes fieldwork with the scientific advisory team

LIFE SNAILS promotes fieldwork with the scientific advisory team

Oct. 7, 2022

Following the fieldwork promoted by the Regional Secretariat for the Environment and Climate Change, under the LIFE SNAILS …

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Seed collection on the island of Flores reveals major contribution to the conservation of our biodiversity

Seed collection on the island of Flores reveals major contribution to the conservation of our biodiversity

Oct. 7, 2022

Part of the LIFE IP AZORES NATURA project’s mission is to reinforce the populations of threatened species in …

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Geosites bicycle tour in the Graciosa Island Biosphere Reserve

Geosites bicycle tour in the Graciosa Island Biosphere Reserve

Oct. 6, 2022

The Regional Secretariat for the Environment and Climate Change promoted the activity “Geosites bicycle tour” in the scope …

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“Ilha do Corvo Reserva da Biosfera”

“Ilha do Corvo Reserva da Biosfera”

Oct. 6, 2022

Last September, corvo celebrated its 15th anniversary as a Biosphere Reserve. This classification recognizes territories distinguished by the …

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2nd Technical Eorkshop of the LIFE VIDALIA project

2nd Technical Eorkshop of the LIFE VIDALIA project

Oct. 4, 2022

Join us online at https://bit.ly/3ydp25R.

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Applications for the "Espírito Verde" Awards are open!

Applications for the "Espírito Verde" Awards are open!

Oct. 4, 2022

The Regional Secretariat for the Environment and Climate Change informs that applications for the "Espírito Verde" Awards are …

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World Animal Day

World Animal Day

Oct. 4, 2022

World Animal Day aims to raise awareness of the need to protect and preserve the lives of all …

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SRAAC promotes Technical Seminar on Circular Economy

SRAAC promotes Technical Seminar on Circular Economy

Oct. 4, 2022

The Regional Secretariat for the Environment and Climate Change promotes on 6 and 7 October, in Praia da …

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Mistério da Prainha’s Fence on Pico island is finalised

Mistério da Prainha’s Fence on Pico island is finalised

Oct. 4, 2022

The Regional Secretariat for the Environment and Climate Change, through the LIFE IP AZORES NATURA project, installed a …

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National Water Day

National Water Day

Oct. 1, 2022

Water is essential to the life of all living beings. This natural resource allows the conservation of biodiversity, …

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2nd Technical Workshop of the LIFE VIDALIA project

2nd Technical Workshop of the LIFE VIDALIA project

Sept. 29, 2022

The LIFE VIDALIA Project, coordinated by the Regional Secretariat for the Environment and Climate Change, promotes the 2nd …

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Today is the International Day of Awareness about Food Loss and Waste!

Today is the International Day of Awareness about Food Loss and Waste!

Sept. 29, 2022

A year ago, the Regional Secretariat for the Environment and Climate Change started the campaign “Combating Food Waste …

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Environmental Education - Blue Flag

Environmental Education - Blue Flag

Sept. 29, 2022

The latest conservation project of the Regional Secretariat for the Environment and Climate Change, LIFE SNAILS, recently presented …

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“Capelinhos Volcano was responsible for the creation of a unique natural heritage,” says Alonso Miguel

“Capelinhos Volcano was responsible for the creation of a unique natural heritage,” says Alonso Miguel

Sept. 28, 2022

The Regional Secretary for the Environment and Climate Change said Tuesday that the eruption of the Capelinhos Volcano …

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Goal 15 – Protect, restore and promote sustainable use of terrestrial ecosystems, sustainably manage forests, combat desertification, and halt and reverse land degradation and halt biodiversity loss

Goal 15 – Protect, restore and promote sustainable use of terrestrial ecosystems, sustainably manage forests, combat desertification, and halt and reverse land degradation and halt biodiversity loss

Sept. 27, 2022

Unfortunately, on public roads, we still find garbage on the ground that, besides polluting our cities, ends up …

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65th anniversary of the Capelinhos Volcano Eruption

65th anniversary of the Capelinhos Volcano Eruption

Sept. 27, 2022

Exactly 65 years ago, what would be the most famous volcano of the century erupted from the sea …

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Goal 14 – Conserve and sustainably use the oceans, seas and marine resources for sustainable development

Goal 14 – Conserve and sustainably use the oceans, seas and marine resources for sustainable development

Sept. 26, 2022

Over the past few years, disposable plastic packaging has increased exponentially. When they become waste, plastics end up …

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Alonso Miguel participates in coastal cleaning action on São Miguel that removes more than three tons of marine litter

Alonso Miguel participates in coastal cleaning action on São Miguel that removes more than three tons of marine litter

Sept. 26, 2022

The Regional Secretary for the Environment and Climate Change, Alonso Miguel, participated last Thursday in a coastal cleaning …

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Goal 13 – Take urgent action to combat climate change and its impacts

Goal 13 – Take urgent action to combat climate change and its impacts

Sept. 25, 2022

Today we present another goal directly linked to the LIFE IP CLIMAZ project, of which the Regional Secretariat …

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Goal – 12 Ensure sustainable consumption and production patterns

Goal – 12 Ensure sustainable consumption and production patterns

Sept. 24, 2022

The Regional Secretariat for the Environment and Climate Change, through the Waste Management Division, develops and implements waste …

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Voluntary work on Terceira island with the project LIFE BEETLES!

Voluntary work on Terceira island with the project LIFE BEETLES!

Sept. 23, 2022

The LIFE BEETLES promoted an environment volunteering action of control and removal of invasive flora on the Eucaliptal …

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Celebratory activities for the 65th anniversary of the Capelinhos Volcano

Celebratory activities for the 65th anniversary of the Capelinhos Volcano

Sept. 23, 2022

Next Tuesday, 27 September, celebrate with us the 65th anniversary of the Capelinhos Volcano. This volcanic episode, which …

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Goal 11 – Make cities and human settlements inclusive, safe, resilient and sustainable

Goal 11 – Make cities and human settlements inclusive, safe, resilient and sustainable

Sept. 23, 2022

We can contribute to amore sustainable community by choosing greener modes of transportation that have a low impact …

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Alonso Miguel projects on Tenerife the creation of an International Union for Conservation of Nature Cooperation Centre for the Macaronesia

Alonso Miguel projects on Tenerife the creation of an International Union for Conservation of Nature Cooperation Centre for the Macaronesia

Sept. 22, 2022

The Regional Secretary for the Environment and Climate Change, Alonso Miguel, participated Wednesday on Tenerife, Canary Islands, in …

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Goal 7 – Ensure access to affordable, reliable, sustainable and modern energy for all

Goal 7 – Ensure access to affordable, reliable, sustainable and modern energy for all

Sept. 22, 2022

This goal is directly linked to he LIFE IP CLIMAZ, of which the Regional Secretary for the Environment …

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European Car Free Day

European Car Free Day

Sept. 22, 2022

On this European Car Free Day, the LIFE IP CLIMAZ project encourages the entire Azorean population to …

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Webinar "One territory, two UNESCO classifications"

Webinar "One territory, two UNESCO classifications"

Sept. 21, 2022

The Regional Secretariat for the Environment and Climate Change, in a partnership with Graciosa Island Biosphere Reserve and …

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Goal 6 – Ensure availability and sustainable management of water and sanitation for all

Goal 6 – Ensure availability and sustainable management of water and sanitation for all

Sept. 21, 2022

Everyone has a leading role in water and sewerage management since everything we pour into plumbing influences their …

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LIFE BEETLES attends Farmer's Day

LIFE BEETLES attends Farmer's Day

Sept. 20, 2022

The LIFE BEETLES project participated in the celebrations of Farmer’s Day, on 9 and 10 September, on the …

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Goal 2 – End hunger, achieve food security and improved nutrition and promote sustainable agriculture

Goal 2 – End hunger, achieve food security and improved nutrition and promote sustainable agriculture

Sept. 20, 2022

We relate this sustainable development goal to the "Fighting Food Waste in the Azores" campaign of the Regional …

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LIFE IP AZORES NATURA promotes a briefing session on Corvo island

LIFE IP AZORES NATURA promotes a briefing session on Corvo island

Sept. 20, 2022

LIFE IP AZORES NATURA project was doing fieldwork last week on Corvo island. During this visit, a briefing …

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“Biosphere Reserves are important tools to ensure the protection of natural and cultural heritage”, argues Alonso Miguel

“Biosphere Reserves are important tools to ensure the protection of natural and cultural heritage”, argues Alonso Miguel

Sept. 20, 2022

The Regional Secretary for the Environment and Climate Change, highlighted this Sunday, on Graciosa, that the Biosphere Reserves, …

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Sustainable Development Goals

Sustainable Development Goals

Sept. 19, 2022

The Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and the 2030 Agenda set global sustainable development priorities and ambitions for 2030, …

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Congratulations to House of Fossils!

Congratulations to House of Fossils!

Sept. 19, 2022

Watch the video here.

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International Coastal Clean-up Day

International Coastal Clean-up Day

Sept. 17, 2022

International Coastal Clean-up Day was created to raise awareness about the problem of marine litter, which is highly …

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International Day for the Preservation of the Ozone Layer

International Day for the Preservation of the Ozone Layer

Sept. 16, 2022

🇬🇧 Today we celebrate International Day for the Preservation of the Ozone Layer, which highlights the relevance …

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Applications for the Miosotis Azores Award are open again!

Applications for the Miosotis Azores Award are open again!

Sept. 16, 2022

The Azores Government promotes annually, through the Regional Secretariat of the Environment and Climate Change, an edition of …

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LIFE IP CLIMAZ present at the Summer CEmp on Ribeira Grande, São Miguel

LIFE IP CLIMAZ present at the Summer CEmp on Ribeira Grande, São Miguel

Sept. 16, 2022

The LIFE IP CLIMAZ project, coordinated by the Regional Secretariat for the Environment and Climate Change, attended the …

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Summit between the Regional Governments of the Azores and Madeira

Summit between the Regional Governments of the Azores and Madeira

Sept. 15, 2022

As part of the Summit between the Regional Governments of the Azores and Madeira, which ended yesterday, the …

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New invasive flora species detected on Faial

New invasive flora species detected on Faial

Sept. 15, 2022

At the end of August, a new invasive flora species was detected on the island of Faial - …

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Networking meeting of LIFE IP CLIMAZ and LIFE IP CARE4CLIMATE

Networking meeting of LIFE IP CLIMAZ and LIFE IP CARE4CLIMATE

Sept. 14, 2022

The LIFE IP CLIMAZ project, coordinated by the Regional Secretariat for the Environment and Climate Change, met with …

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Ecology Day

Ecology Day

Sept. 14, 2022

This day is celebrated to bring Ecology closer to society's ecologists towards the construction of a more sustainable …

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15 Years of Corvo Biosphere Reserve

15 Years of Corvo Biosphere Reserve

Sept. 13, 2022

The island of Corvo received the Biosphere Reserve classification 15 years ago, recognition by UNESCO through the MaB …

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15 Years of the Graciosa Biosphere Reserve

15 Years of the Graciosa Biosphere Reserve

Sept. 12, 2022

On 18 September, we celebrated 15 years since the island of Graciosa received the classification of Biosphere Reserve. …

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LIFE IP AZORES NATURA celebrates the International Bat Night

LIFE IP AZORES NATURA celebrates the International Bat Night

Sept. 9, 2022

The Regional Secretariat for the Environment and Climate Change, through the LIFE IP AZORES NATURA project, joined the …

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LIFE IP AZORES NATURA receives 5th monitoring visit

LIFE IP AZORES NATURA receives 5th monitoring visit

Sept. 8, 2022

On 2, 5 and 6 September, the LIFE IPA AZORES NATURA project received, on the islands of São …

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Alonso Miguel announces the Action Plan for the Conservation of Nyctalus azoreum

Alonso Miguel announces the Action Plan for the Conservation of Nyctalus azoreum

Sept. 8, 2022

The Regional Secretariat for the Environment and Climate Change, Alonso Miguel, celebrated, at Alagoa, Agualva, on Terceira island, …

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Monitoring the impact of nature conservation actions

Monitoring the impact of nature conservation actions

Sept. 6, 2022

The LIFE BEETLES project carries out periodically the monitoring of invertebrates through two types of traps: pitfall and …

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Ecology Day

Ecology Day

Sept. 6, 2022

The Portuguese Ecological Society (SPECO) promotes Ecology Day: the largest and only initiative entirely dedicated to Ecology. The …

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The 14th European Week for Waste Reduction and the 13th Azores’ Waste Week already have a registration date!

The 14th European Week for Waste Reduction and the 13th Azores’ Waste Week already have a registration date!

Sept. 5, 2022

This year the European Week for Waste Reduction (EWWR) and the Azores’ Waste Week, promoted in the Region …

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Alonso Miguel visited the LIFE IP AZORES NATURA project's intervention area in Lagoa do Fogo

Alonso Miguel visited the LIFE IP AZORES NATURA project's intervention area in Lagoa do Fogo

Sept. 5, 2022

The Regional Secretary for the Environment and Climate Change, Alonso Miguel, visited today the intervention area of the …

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Why are we excluding wall lizards?

Why are we excluding wall lizards?

Sept. 5, 2022

The Madeira Lizard (Teira dugesii) is a species introduced in the Azores that presents invasive behaviour. …

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Congratulations to the Serra de Santa Bárbara Interpretation Centre!

Congratulations to the Serra de Santa Bárbara Interpretation Centre!

Sept. 3, 2022

Watch the video here.

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Construction of a shade house in Furnas Orchard

Construction of a shade house in Furnas Orchard

Sept. 2, 2022

Construction of a shade house in Furnas Orchard

Within the framework of action C3.2 "In-situ conservation" of the …

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Eco-Schools programme awards 53 schools in the Azores

Eco-Schools programme awards 53 schools in the Azores

Aug. 31, 2022

The Associação Bandeira Azul da Europa (ABAE) awarded this year 53 of the 58 schools of the Autonomous …

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Technical Seminar on Circular Economy takes place on Praia da Vitória on 6 and 7 October 2022 - registrations are open until 20 September

Technical Seminar on Circular Economy takes place on Praia da Vitória on 6 and 7 October 2022 - registrations are open until 20 September

Aug. 30, 2022

The Regional Secretariat for the Environment and Climate Change promotes, on 6 and 7 October 2022, on Praia …

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Learning, playing and helping Nature!

Learning, playing and helping Nature!

Aug. 30, 2022

The LIFE BEETLES project promoted a set of environmental awareness activities, within the scope of the vacation programmes …

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LIFE SNAILS project promotes active environmental citizenship

LIFE SNAILS project promotes active environmental citizenship

Aug. 29, 2022

One of the significant contributions to the project's success is the involvement of the local population, especially the …

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Congratulations to the Caldeira Velha Environmental Interpretation Centre!

Congratulations to the Caldeira Velha Environmental Interpretation Centre!

Aug. 29, 2022

Veja o vídeo aqui.

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International Bat Night

International Bat Night

Aug. 25, 2022

The Regional Secretariat for the Environment and Climate Change celebrates the International Bat Night with a set of …

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A population of Isoëtes azorica was found on Flores island

A population of Isoëtes azorica was found on Flores island

Aug. 25, 2022

The LIFE IP AZORES NATURA project confirmed the existence of a population of the endemic and protected species …

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Start giving packaging a new value!

Start giving packaging a new value!

Aug. 24, 2022

1 - Pick up your card at any RIAC shop.

2 - Deposit your plastic, metal and glass …

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Conservation works on Ilhéu da Vila, Santa Maria

Conservation works on Ilhéu da Vila, Santa Maria

Aug. 24, 2022

The Ilhéu da Vila (islet9 is one of the LIFE IP AZORES NATURA project's intervention areas. Here occur …

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O Centro de Interpretação da Cultura do Ananás está de parabéns!

O Centro de Interpretação da Cultura do Ananás está de parabéns!

Aug. 23, 2022

Veja o vídeo aqui.

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LIFE SNAILS shows progress and plans new actions

LIFE SNAILS shows progress and plans new actions

Aug. 23, 2022

The most recent LIFE project in the Azores has been developing in the last months, a set of …

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AMAR a PRAIA - Concurso de práticas sustentáveis

AMAR a PRAIA - Concurso de práticas sustentáveis

Aug. 22, 2022

A Associação Bandeira Azul da Europa e a P&G Portugal lançaram a 2ª edição do concurso Amar a …

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O Centro de Interpretação Ambiental Dalberto Pombo está de parabéns!

O Centro de Interpretação Ambiental Dalberto Pombo está de parabéns!

Aug. 21, 2022

Veja o vídeo aqui.

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The Regional Directorate for the Environment and Climate Change recently joined the Transnational Strategy for fighting against 𝑪𝒐𝒓𝒕𝒂𝒅𝒆𝒓𝒊𝒂 𝒔𝒆𝒍𝒍𝒐𝒂𝒏𝒂

The Regional Directorate for the Environment and Climate Change recently joined the Transnational Strategy for fighting against 𝑪𝒐𝒓𝒕𝒂𝒅𝒆𝒓𝒊𝒂 𝒔𝒆𝒍𝒍𝒐𝒂𝒏𝒂

Aug. 18, 2022

The Cortaderia selloana is an invasive alien species that spread fast in the last decades, where areas with …

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LIFE SNAILS project’s target species

LIFE SNAILS project’s target species

Aug. 18, 2022

This project, coordinated by the Regional Secretariat for the Environment and Climate Change, has as its main goal …

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Congratulations to the São Miguel Wild Birds Rehabilitation Centre (CERAS)!

Congratulations to the São Miguel Wild Birds Rehabilitation Centre (CERAS)!

Aug. 17, 2022

This centre, which celebrates today its 6ᵗʰ birthday, belongs to the Azores Wild Birds Rehabilitation Centres Network, which …

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Congratulations to the Capelinhos Volcano Interpretation Centre!

Congratulations to the Capelinhos Volcano Interpretation Centre!

Aug. 17, 2022

Watch the video here: https://bit.ly/3pyqMl7

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LIFE IP AZORES NATURA participates in the Flores Nature Park Advisory Board

LIFE IP AZORES NATURA participates in the Flores Nature Park Advisory Board

Aug. 16, 2022

This project, coordinated by the Regional Secretariat for the Environment and Climate Change, participated in one more advisory …

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Congratulations to the São Jorge Park's House for its 10ᵗʰ birthday!

Congratulations to the São Jorge Park's House for its 10ᵗʰ birthday!

Aug. 15, 2022 read more
Day Against Pollution

Day Against Pollution

Aug. 14, 2022

The Day Against Pollution​ celebrated on 14 August aims to raise the population's awareness of the importance of …

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Controlling 𝙋𝙚𝙧𝙨𝙞𝙘𝙖𝙧𝙞𝙖 𝙘𝙖𝙥𝙞𝙩𝙖𝙩𝙪𝙢 in Mistério da Prainha

Controlling 𝙋𝙚𝙧𝙨𝙞𝙘𝙖𝙧𝙞𝙖 𝙘𝙖𝙥𝙞𝙩𝙖𝙩𝙪𝙢 in Mistério da Prainha

Aug. 11, 2022

The operational team of the Regional Secretariat for the Environment and Climate Change, within the LIFE BEETLES project, …

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Azores Government inaugurates the Fajã da Caldeira de Santo Cristo Support, Accommodation and Rest Zone

Azores Government inaugurates the Fajã da Caldeira de Santo Cristo Support, Accommodation and Rest Zone

Aug. 8, 2022

The Regional Secretariat for the Environment and Climate Change, Alonso Miguel, inaugurated last Friday, on São Jorge, the …

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National Nature Conservation Day

National Nature Conservation Day

July 28, 2022

The 9 islands of the Azores constitute an extremely rich natural heritage, in which a higher number of …

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Participation of the LIFE BEETLES project in the Flores Nature Park Advisory Board

Participation of the LIFE BEETLES project in the Flores Nature Park Advisory Board

July 28, 2022

The LIFE BEETLES project, coordinated by the Regional Secretariat for the Environment and Climate Change, recently participated in …

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LIFE BEETLES promotes volunteering and team exchange action

LIFE BEETLES promotes volunteering and team exchange action

July 27, 2022

The LIFE BEETLES project promoted an environmental volunteering action to plant trees in the Lagoa do Caiado Intervention …

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LIFE IP AZORES NATURA present at the São Jorge Nature Park Advisory Board

LIFE IP AZORES NATURA present at the São Jorge Nature Park Advisory Board

July 26, 2022

The LIFE IP AZORES NATURA project participated in the São Jorge Advisory Board, where it presented the more …

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LIFE VIDALIA promotes volunteering action with APADIF in the Rare Plants Nursery

LIFE VIDALIA promotes volunteering action with APADIF in the Rare Plants Nursery

July 26, 2022

The Regional Secretariat for the Environment and Climate Change promoted two volunteering sessions in the Rare Plants Nursery …

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First prospection and monitoring visit of the LIFE IP AZORES NATURA project's to Ilhéu do Topo, São Jorge

First prospection and monitoring visit of the LIFE IP AZORES NATURA project's to Ilhéu do Topo, São Jorge

July 21, 2022

Within the scope of the actions C6.1 – Restoring islet seabirds' habitat; C8.1 – Control and eradication …

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Jardins Mais Endémicos's winner units visited by LIFE VIDALIA

Jardins Mais Endémicos's winner units visited by LIFE VIDALIA

July 19, 2022

The team of the LIFE VIDALIA project visited the lodging  units that won the contest Jardins Mais Endémicos …

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Azorean Government presents redevelopment project of the Lagoa do Congro Landscaped Forest

Azorean Government presents redevelopment project of the Lagoa do Congro Landscaped Forest

July 13, 2022

The Regional Secretary for the Environment and Climate Change, Alonso Miguel, presented yesterday the project for the requalification …

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Projeto de Requalificação da Mata Ajardinada da Lagoa do Congro

July 11, 2022

O Governo Regional dos Açores, através da Secretaria Regional do Ambiente e Alterações Climáticas, informa que no dia …

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Alonso Miguel visits the new access to Porto Pim Beach

Alonso Miguel visits the new access to Porto Pim Beach

July 8, 2022

The Regional Secretary for the Environment and Climate Change, Alonso Miguel, visited the new entry to Porto Pim …

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18ª edição anual do workshop internacional – Paleontologia em Ilhas Atlânticas

18ª edição anual do workshop internacional – Paleontologia em Ilhas Atlânticas

July 6, 2022

A 18ª edição anual do workshop internacional – Paleontologia em Ilhas Atlânticas (18ºPAI) irá decorrerá em Santa Maria, …

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German university participates in action of the LIFE BEETLES

German university participates in action of the LIFE BEETLES

July 4, 2022

The Regional Secretariat for the Environment and Climate Change, through the LIFE BEETLES project’s team, welcomed a group …

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International Plastic Bag Free Day

International Plastic Bag Free Day

July 3, 2022

On this International Plastic Bag Free Day, the Regional Secretariat for the Environment and Climate Change appeals …

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Congratulations to the Furnas Monitoring and Research Centre!

Congratulations to the Furnas Monitoring and Research Centre!

July 1, 2022

Localized on the south bank of Lagoa das Furnas (lake), this Environmental Centre has available for visitors detailed …

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Azorean Government awards 31 prizes under the "Eco-Freguesia, Freguesia Limpa" Programme

Azorean Government awards 31 prizes under the "Eco-Freguesia, Freguesia Limpa" Programme

July 1, 2022

The Regional Secretary for the Environment and Climate Change, Alonso Miguel, distinguished, Wednesday, several parish councils of the …

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Regional Secretariat for the Environment and Climate Change promotes the monitoring of pristine areas on Pico island

Regional Secretariat for the Environment and Climate Change promotes the monitoring of pristine areas on Pico island

July 1, 2022

In order to detect possible outbreaks of invasive species, the operational team of the LIFE BEETLES project recently …

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LIFE IP AZORES NATURA reinforces populations of Lactuca watsoniana on Pico Island

LIFE IP AZORES NATURA reinforces populations of Lactuca watsoniana on Pico Island

July 1, 2022

The Regional Secretariat for the Environment and Climate Change, through the LIFE IP AZORES NATURA project, carried out …

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LIFE IP CLIMAZ present at the Advisory Board of Graciosa Nature Park

LIFE IP CLIMAZ present at the Advisory Board of Graciosa Nature Park

June 30, 2022

LIFE IP CLIMAZ, a project coordinated by the Regional Secretariat for the Environment and Climate Change, was present …

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Congratulations to the Landscape of the Pico Island Vineyard Culture Interpretation Centre!

Congratulations to the Landscape of the Pico Island Vineyard Culture Interpretation Centre!

June 29, 2022

Inaugurated in 2010, aiming to be an information point about the Landscape of the Pico Island Vineyard Culture, …

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Regional Government hosts the National Ceremony of the "Green Key" Programme at the Furnas Monitoring and Research Centre

Regional Government hosts the National Ceremony of the "Green Key" Programme at the Furnas Monitoring and Research Centre

June 22, 2022

The Regional Secretary for the Environment and Climate Change, Alonso Miguel, chaired on Tuesday the national ceremony of …

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Natural regeneration of native forest on Terceira island

Natural regeneration of native forest on Terceira island

June 21, 2022

The Eucaliptal do Algar do Carvão is one of the intervention areas of the LIFE BEETLES project on …

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Congratulations to the Corvo Wild Birds Interpretation Centre!

Congratulations to the Corvo Wild Birds Interpretation Centre!

June 21, 2022

This Environmental Centre was inaugurated in 2007 as the Corvo Environmental and Cultural Interpretation Centre. Later, in 2019, …

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Congratulations to the Monte da Guia Complex!

Congratulations to the Monte da Guia Complex!

June 20, 2022

This complex, which today celebrates nine years of existence, is located on Faial in the Monte da Guia …

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Today we celebrate the Lagoa do Fogo Nature Reserve's 40th anniversary!

Today we celebrate the Lagoa do Fogo Nature Reserve's 40th anniversary!

June 18, 2022

The Lagoa do Fogo was classified as a Reserve on 15 April 1974. However, with the new legislation …

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Sustainable Gastronomy Day

Sustainable Gastronomy Day

June 18, 2022

On this Sustainable Gastronomy Day, the Regional Secretariat for the Environment and Climate Change recalls the "Fight …

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World Day to Combat Desertification and Drought

World Day to Combat Desertification and Drought

June 17, 2022

If, on the one hand, the Azores face flooding due to overflow and clogged rivers, on the other …

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Alonso Miguel delivers water line maintenance equipment as part of the "A Minha Ribeira" project

Alonso Miguel delivers water line maintenance equipment as part of the "A Minha Ribeira" project

June 17, 2022

The Regional Secretary for the Environment and Climate Change, Alonso Miguel, delivered today equipment for the maintenance of …

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LIFE IP AZORES NATURA present at the Graciosa Nature Park Advisory Board

LIFE IP AZORES NATURA present at the Graciosa Nature Park Advisory Board

June 15, 2022

The LIFE IP AZORES NATURA, a project coordinated by the Regional Secretariat for the Environment and Climate Change, …

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LIFE IP CLIMAZ present at the “Climate Change Challenge in Insular Regions” seminar

LIFE IP CLIMAZ present at the “Climate Change Challenge in Insular Regions” seminar

June 14, 2022

The LIFE IP CLIMAZ management team travelled to the island of Porto Santo to present in the “Climate …

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"Energy transition in the Azores" Webinar - LIFE IP CLIMAZ

"Energy transition in the Azores" Webinar - LIFE IP CLIMAZ

June 13, 2022

The LIFE IP CLIMAZ Project promoted a debate on energy transition in the Azores through a webinar, in …

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Congratulations to the Lagoa das Sete Cidades Environmental Complex!

Congratulations to the Lagoa das Sete Cidades Environmental Complex!

June 1, 2022

The Regional Secretariat for the Environment and Climate Change celebrates today the 8th anniversary of the Lagoa das …

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Alonso Miguel presents an initiative for the free giving of intelligent electric water heaters on Graciosa

Alonso Miguel presents an initiative for the free giving of intelligent electric water heaters on Graciosa

May 31, 2022

The Regional Secretary for the Environment and Climate Change, Alonso Miguel, presided yesterday at the public session for …

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Public session with agricultural entrepreneurs on Pico Island

Public session with agricultural entrepreneurs on Pico Island

May 30, 2022

Within the scope of the LIFE IP AZORES NATURA and LIFE BEETLES projects, the Regional Secretariat for the …

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“Environment’s path” activity

“Environment’s path” activity

May 30, 2022

On 5 June we celebrate World Environment Day: a date created half a century ago at the 1st …

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Congratulations to the Flores Island Biosphere Reserve!

Congratulations to the Flores Island Biosphere Reserve!

May 27, 2022

Biosphere Reserves are marine and/or terrestrial ecosystems areas recognised by the Man and the Biosphere (MAB) Programme of …

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Congratulation to the Gruta das Torres Visitors Centre!

Congratulation to the Gruta das Torres Visitors Centre!

May 25, 2022

Opened in 2005, the Gruta das Torres Visitors Centre is the gateway to the largest lava tube in …

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European Day of Parks

European Day of Parks

May 24, 2022

Today marks the European Day of Parks! A date that promotes various activities and events in all …

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Regional Government received the COOL Açores report with proposals for a clean and healthy ocean

Regional Government received the COOL Açores report with proposals for a clean and healthy ocean

May 23, 2022

On the European Maritime Day, the Regional Secretary for the Environment and Climate Change, Alonso Miguel, received the …

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Regional Secretariat for the Environment and Climate Change promotes prevention measures for extreme weather events on São Jorge

Regional Secretariat for the Environment and Climate Change promotes prevention measures for extreme weather events on São Jorge

May 23, 2022

The management team of the LIFE IP CLIMAZ project went o São Jorge island for a meeting with …

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Regional Secretariat for the Environment and Climate Change present at the Feira de Ambiente

Regional Secretariat for the Environment and Climate Change present at the Feira de Ambiente

May 20, 2022

The Regional Secretariat for the Environment and Climate Change participates in the V Edition of the Feira de …

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European Maritime Day

European Maritime Day

May 20, 2022

The LIFE IP AZORES NATURA project, of which the Regional Secretariat for the Environment and Climate Change is …

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The LIFE Programme celebrates its 30ᵗʰ anniversary!

The LIFE Programme celebrates its 30ᵗʰ anniversary!

May 18, 2022

Next 21 May is the anniversary of the LIFE Programme, and the Regional Secretariat for the Environment and …

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International Museum Day

International Museum Day

May 18, 2022

This date aims to raise awareness of the importance of museums as a means of cultural exchange, enriching …

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Alonso Miguel inaugurated the Deposit System for Non-reusable Beverage Packaging in the Azores

Alonso Miguel inaugurated the Deposit System for Non-reusable Beverage Packaging in the Azores

May 17, 2022

The Regional Secretary for the Environment and Climate Change, Alonso Miguel, inaugurated today on the Zona Verde do …

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Environmental education actions promoted by LIFE BEETLES

Environmental education actions promoted by LIFE BEETLES

May 16, 2022

Environmental education and awareness are crucial for the success of the nature conservation actions of the LIFE BEETLES …

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2ⁿᵈ EDITION – Online training course on Photovoltaic Solar Energy

2ⁿᵈ EDITION – Online training course on Photovoltaic Solar Energy

May 16, 2022

The Regional Secretariat for the Environment and Climate Change, through the LIFE IP CLIMAZ project, joins the Regional …

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International Day of Light

International Day of Light

May 16, 2022

Make saving energy part of your morning routine and contribute to reducing greenhouse gas emissions.

Find out more …

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Waste Management Division participates in a training session on biowaste management

Waste Management Division participates in a training session on biowaste management

May 16, 2022

The Regional Secretariat for the Environment and Climate Change, through the Waste Management Division, participated in the internal …

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LIFE BEETLES promotes training action on Natural Engineering Techniques

LIFE BEETLES promotes training action on Natural Engineering Techniques

May 13, 2022

The Regional Secretariat for the Environment and Climate Change promoted a training action on Natural Engineering Techniques on …

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Regional Secretary for the Environment and Climate Change visited the cleaning algae removal works at Porto Pim Beach

Regional Secretary for the Environment and Climate Change visited the cleaning algae removal works at Porto Pim Beach

May 13, 2022

The Regional Secretary for the Environment and Climate Change, Alonso Miguel, visited Porto Pim Beach to follow the …

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Congratulations to the Gruta do Carvão!

Congratulations to the Gruta do Carvão!

May 11, 2022

This Natural Monument, which currently constitutes a protected area of the São Miguel Nature Park, celebrates its 17.º …

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LIFE IP AZORES NATURA begins restoration works at Lagoa do Fogo

LIFE IP AZORES NATURA begins restoration works at Lagoa do Fogo

May 11, 2022

The Regional Secretariat for the Environment and Climate Change proceed to another extensive conservation and habitat restoration action, …

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Bird callers and shelters for terns installed on Azorean islets

Bird callers and shelters for terns installed on Azorean islets

May 6, 2022

At the beginning of the terns’ reproduction season, the Regional Secretariat for the Environment and Climate Change, through …

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Government of the Azores triplicates funds of the “Eco Freguesia, Freguesia limpa” programme

Government of the Azores triplicates funds of the “Eco Freguesia, Freguesia limpa” programme

May 5, 2022

The “Eco Freguesia, Freguesia limpa” programme, promoted by the Regional Secretariat for the Environment and Climate Change, aims …

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Reinforcement of a𝘈𝘯𝘨𝘦𝘭𝘪𝘤𝘢 𝘭𝘪𝘨𝘯𝘦𝘴𝘤𝘦𝘯𝘴 population at the top of Caldeira do Faial (caldera)

Reinforcement of a𝘈𝘯𝘨𝘦𝘭𝘪𝘤𝘢 𝘭𝘪𝘨𝘯𝘦𝘴𝘤𝘦𝘯𝘴 population at the top of Caldeira do Faial (caldera)

April 29, 2022

The LIFE IP AZORES NATURA, of which the Regional Secretariat for the Environment and Climate Change is the …

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Planting endemic flora and reusing invasive flora biomass

Planting endemic flora and reusing invasive flora biomass

April 29, 2022

In the beginning of April, the LIFE BEETLES planted 60 specimens of endemic flora, mainly Azorean laurustinus ( …

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Discovery of a new population of Asplenium hemionitis on São Jorge

Discovery of a new population of Asplenium hemionitis on São Jorge

April 27, 2022

The LIFE IP AZORES NATURA, coordinated by the Regional Secretariat for the Environment and Climate Change, carried out …

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Azores Parliament approves the proposal of the Regional Government for the creation of the Legal and Financial Regime of Support for Climate Emergencies

Azores Parliament approves the proposal of the Regional Government for the creation of the Legal and Financial Regime of Support for Climate Emergencies

April 26, 2022

During the April plenary meeting of the Legislative Assembly of the Autonomous Region of the Azores, the proposal …

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International Mother Earth Day and National Geologic Heritage Day

International Mother Earth Day and National Geologic Heritage Day

April 22, 2022

Today we celebrate both International Mother Earth Day and National Geologic Heritage Day.

The International Mother Earth …

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Understanding Landscape of the Pico Island Vineyard Culture: the tidal wells

Understanding Landscape of the Pico Island Vineyard Culture: the tidal wells

April 22, 2022

Tidal wells are some of the references of the Landscape of the Pico Island Vineyard Culture – World …

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ERSARA seminar contributes to improving the water resources and waste management, says Alonso Miguel

ERSARA seminar contributes to improving the water resources and waste management, says Alonso Miguel

April 21, 2022

The Regional Secretariat for the Environment and Climate Change presided yesterday at the opening session of the 6th …

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Congratulations to the Terceira Nature Park!

Congratulations to the Terceira Nature Park!

April 20, 2022

Created 11 years ago to preserve and promote the sustainable use of the island's natural heritage, this Nature …

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LIFE IP AZORES NATURA develops conservations actions for the species Euphorbia santamariae

LIFE IP AZORES NATURA develops conservations actions for the species Euphorbia santamariae

April 20, 2022

LIFE IP AZORES NATURA develops conservations actions for the species Euphorbia santamariae

The Regional Secretariat for the Environment …

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Understanding the Landscape of the Pico Island Vineyard Culture

Understanding the Landscape of the Pico Island Vineyard Culture

April 18, 2022

The Landscape of the Pico Island Vineyard Culture was classified as World Heritage by UNESCO in 2004, based …

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LIFE IP CLIMAZ promotes online training courses

LIFE IP CLIMAZ promotes online training courses

April 14, 2022

Within the LIFE IP CLIMAZ project, the Regional Directorate for Energy, a project's associated beneficiary, will promote two …

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LIFE IP CLIMAZ visited the São Roque do Pico Basic and Secondary School

LIFE IP CLIMAZ visited the São Roque do Pico Basic and Secondary School

April 12, 2022

On 5 April, the Regional Secretariat for the Environment and Climate Change was at the São Roque do …

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Pollinators on the endemic flora of the Azores

Pollinators on the endemic flora of the Azores

April 11, 2022

With the arrival of Spring, pollinating insects also arrive. These petite living beings essential to life promote the …

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LIFE VIDALIA em exposicao in the Capelinhos Volcano Interpretation Centre

LIFE VIDALIA em exposicao in the Capelinhos Volcano Interpretation Centre

April 11, 2022

The Regional Secretariat for the Environment and Climate Change invites you to visit the itinerant exhibition of the …

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Alonso Miguel inaugurates the restoration works of the Juncal's Mill on Pico

Alonso Miguel inaugurates the restoration works of the Juncal's Mill on Pico

April 8, 2022

The Regional Secretary for the Environment and Climate Change, Alonso Miguel, seized the symbolism of the National Mills …

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Inauguration of the Juncal's Mill on Lajes do Pico

Inauguration of the Juncal's Mill on Lajes do Pico

April 7, 2022

Today is National Mills Day, and the Regional Secretariat for the Environment and Climate Change, in cooperation with …

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LIFE IP AZORES NATURA promotes the regeneration of one of the largest populations of Ammi trifoliatum of the Azores

LIFE IP AZORES NATURA promotes the regeneration of one of the largest populations of Ammi trifoliatum of the Azores

April 6, 2022

The mechanical removal of invasive species, namely Hedychium gardnerianum and Rubus ulmifolius, that were in the Ponta …

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Congratulations to the Furna do Enxofre Visitors Centre!

Congratulations to the Furna do Enxofre Visitors Centre!

April 5, 2022

The Regional Secretariat for the Environment and Climate Change celebrates today the 12th anniversary of the Visitors Centre …

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House of Fossils // Dalberto Pombo Environmental Interpretation Centre welcomes the CineEco Festival

House of Fossils // Dalberto Pombo Environmental Interpretation Centre welcomes the CineEco Festival

April 4, 2022

The Regional Secretariat for the Environment and Climate Change, in partnership with the Expolab – Centro Ciência Viva, …

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Removal of invasive species at Fajã do Araújo on São Miguel

Removal of invasive species at Fajã do Araújo on São Miguel

April 1, 2022

The LIFE IP AZORES NATURA project, in collaboration with the São Miguel Environment and Climate Change Service, promoted …

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3rd LIFE BEETLES monitoring visit

3rd LIFE BEETLES monitoring visit

April 1, 2022

Last week, the LIFE BEETLES team met on Flores island with the monitor of the agency NEEMO – …

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LIFE IP CLIMAZ supports Azorean municipalities in the implementation of actions to combat climate change

LIFE IP CLIMAZ supports Azorean municipalities in the implementation of actions to combat climate change

March 30, 2022

In a partnership between the Regional Secretariat for the Environment and Climate Change and the Municipality of Vila …

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The government and "Os Montanheiros" association signed the construction contracts of the Algar do Carvão Environmental Interpretation Centre

The government and "Os Montanheiros" association signed the construction contracts of the Algar do Carvão Environmental Interpretation Centre

March 30, 2022

The Regional Secretary for the Environment and Climate Change signed on Tuesday, in Angra do Heroísmo, the contract …

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LIFE IP AZORES NATURA presented to a group of French students

LIFE IP AZORES NATURA presented to a group of French students

March 29, 2022

On 7 March, the Regional Directorate for Sea Affairs, a LIFE IP AZORES NATURA project's associative beneficiary, …

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Capelinhos Volcano – Natural Monuments for three years

Capelinhos Volcano – Natural Monuments for three years

March 28, 2022

On 27 March 2019, the recent volcano of the Azores received the natural monument classification.

The Capelinhos Volcano …

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Volunteer activity of endemic planting on Terceira

Volunteer activity of endemic planting on Terceira

March 28, 2022

As part of the international event “Trees for the World”, LIFE IP AZORES NATURA promoted the planting of …

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São Jorge Nature Park anniversary

São Jorge Nature Park anniversary

March 28, 2022

Sao Jorge Nature Park celebrates today its 11th anniversary, having been created by Regional Legislative Decree no. 8/2011/A, …

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LIFE IP CLIMAZ participates in the CRADS

LIFE IP CLIMAZ participates in the CRADS

March 25, 2022

The LIFE IP CLIMAZ team travelled to São Miguel island in order to participate in the Regional Council …

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LIFE IP AZORES NATURA was present in the CRADS

LIFE IP AZORES NATURA was present in the CRADS

March 25, 2022

The Regional Council for the Environment and Sustainable Development – CRADS is a consultative body attended annually by …

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Participation of the LIFE BEETLES in the CRADS

Participation of the LIFE BEETLES in the CRADS

March 25, 2022

The Regional Secretariat for the Environment and Climate Change held another Regional Council for the Environment and Sustainable …

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LIFE SNAILS participates in the CRADS for the first time

LIFE SNAILS participates in the CRADS for the first time

March 25, 2022

The Regional Secretariat for the Environment and Climate Change met on 3 March for the Regional Council for …

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LIFE VIDALIA present in the CRADS

LIFE VIDALIA present in the CRADS

March 25, 2022

The LIFE VIDALIA presented the project's progress to the Councillors present at the periodic meeting of the Regional …

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“Finding the Stream” activity

“Finding the Stream” activity

March 24, 2022

The Regional Secretariat for the Environment and Climate Change promotes several environmental awareness activities between 25 and 28 …

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Flores Nature Park celebrates its 11th anniversary

Flores Nature Park celebrates its 11th anniversary

March 23, 2022

On 23 March 2011, the Flores Nature Park was created, through Regional Legislative Decree no. 8/2011/A, aiming at …

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Furnas do Enxofre and Algar do Carvão – Natural Monuments for 18 years

Furnas do Enxofre and Algar do Carvão – Natural Monuments for 18 years

March 23, 2022

On 23 March 2004, the Furnas do Enxofre and the Algar do Carvão were classified as nautral monuments. …

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World Water Day

World Water Day

March 22, 2022

In 1993 the United Nations Conference on Environment and Development implemented World Water Day.

This year's theme …

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Governo Regional dos Açores associa-se à comemoração do Dia Mundial da Água

Governo Regional dos Açores associa-se à comemoração do Dia Mundial da Água

March 22, 2022

Today is World Water Day under the theme "Groundwater - making the invisible visible". This day was established …

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International Day of Forests

International Day of Forests

March 21, 2022

The International Day of Forests was proclaimed by the United Nations General Assembly on 21 March 2012.

The …

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Cory's shearwater recovered and returned to nature

Cory's shearwater recovered and returned to nature

March 18, 2022

On 3 March, one Cory's shearwater (Calonectris borealis) was found on the island of São Jorge …

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Climb to Furna Abrigo

Climb to Furna Abrigo

March 17, 2022

As part of the commemoration of the 50th anniversary of the classification of the Pico Mountain Nature Reserve, …

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Measures to reduce the consumption of single-use products and to promote reuse and recycling

Measures to reduce the consumption of single-use products and to promote reuse and recycling

March 15, 2022

The approval of the Regional Legislative Decree no. 5/2022/A, of 4 March establishes measures to reduce the consumption …

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Deposit System for Beverage Packaging in the Azores

Deposit System for Beverage Packaging in the Azores

March 14, 2022

Soon in your council will be installed the reverse logistics machines of the Deposit System for Beverage Packaging …

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LIFE VIDALIA partners with Pousada Forte da Horta

LIFE VIDALIA partners with Pousada Forte da Horta

March 14, 2022

The Regional Secretariat for the Environment and Climate Change, within the LIFE VIDALIA project's actions and with the …

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Consulta pública do Programa Estratégico de Prevenção e Gestão de Resíduos dos Açores 20+ (PEPGRA 20+)

Consulta pública do Programa Estratégico de Prevenção e Gestão de Resíduos dos Açores 20+ (PEPGRA 20+)

March 7, 2022

O Governo Regional, através da Direção Regional do Ambiente e Alterações Climáticas, pertencente à Secretaria Regional do Ambiente …

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World Wildlife Day

World Wildlife Day

March 3, 2022

In 2013, the United Nations proclaimed March 3 as World Wildlife Day. This year, under the theme …

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Regional Council for the Environment and Sustainable Development met in Ponta Delgada

Regional Council for the Environment and Sustainable Development met in Ponta Delgada

March 3, 2022

The Regional Secretary of Environment and Climate Change, Alonso Miguel, met today, in Ponta Delgada, the Regional Council …

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Meeting with the Advisory Board of the LIFE BEETLES project

Meeting with the Advisory Board of the LIFE BEETLES project

March 3, 2022

The Regional Secretariat for the Environment and Climate Change met with, once again, the Advisory Board of the …

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Estão abertas as candidaturas ao programa “Eco-Freguesia, Freguesia limpa”

Estão abertas as candidaturas ao programa “Eco-Freguesia, Freguesia limpa”

March 2, 2022

A Secretaria Regional do Ambiente e Alterações Climáticas anuncia que as candidaturas ao programa “Eco-Freguesia, Freguesia Limpa”, a …

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LIFE IP AZORES NATURA successfully carries out propagation trials

LIFE IP AZORES NATURA successfully carries out propagation trials

March 2, 2022

The Regional Secretariat for the Environment and Climate Change continues to take significant steps on nature conservation, producing …

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Alonso Miguel e Ana Carvalho assinam auto de consignação da empreitada de requalificação do Miradouro da Ferraria

Alonso Miguel e Ana Carvalho assinam auto de consignação da empreitada de requalificação do Miradouro da Ferraria

Feb. 28, 2022

O Secretário Regional do Ambiente e Alterações Climáticas, Alonso Miguel, e a Secretária Regional das Obras Públicas e …

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Waste Processing Centers on Pico and Faial islands awarded in the “Best Performance, More Recycling” contest

Waste Processing Centers on Pico and Faial islands awarded in the “Best Performance, More Recycling” contest

Feb. 24, 2022

The Waste Processing Center (WPC) on the islands of Pico and Faial were highlighted in the “Best Performance, …

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LIFE IP AZORES NATURA promotes training courses in first aid

LIFE IP AZORES NATURA promotes training courses in first aid

Feb. 23, 2022

In order to provide LIFE IP AZORES NATURA's staff working in the field, especially in sites of difficult …

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LIFE BEETLES project hosts Erasmus programme

LIFE BEETLES project hosts Erasmus programme

Feb. 22, 2022

The Regional Secretariat for the Environment and Climate Change promotes knowledge exchange through its projects and availability to …

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LIFE IP CLIMAZ began the preparation of the intervention and clearing works of several streams of the Azores

LIFE IP CLIMAZ began the preparation of the intervention and clearing works of several streams of the Azores

Feb. 18, 2022

The flooding risks and consequent damage to the communities near riparian zones are increasingly a concern to the …

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Regional Secretariat for the Environment and Climate Change on the front line of ecological restoration and combating invasive flora in the Azores

Regional Secretariat for the Environment and Climate Change on the front line of ecological restoration and combating invasive flora in the Azores

Feb. 15, 2022

The invasive flora species have a strong dispersion ability, being very competitive and able to put at risk …

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LIFE IP AZORES NATURA promotes phytopharmaceutical application training

LIFE IP AZORES NATURA promotes phytopharmaceutical application training

Feb. 11, 2022

The Regional Secretariat for the Environment and Climate Change, through the LIFE IP AZORES NATURA project, in order …

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Purchases of new electric cars increased 81% in 2021

Purchases of new electric cars increased 81% in 2021

Feb. 10, 2022

In the Azores, the acquisition of new electric cars increased 81% in 2021 compared to 2020, totaling 269 …

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“Discover to preserve our Wetlands” activity helps to reforest the Lagoa do Caiado

“Discover to preserve our Wetlands” activity helps to reforest the Lagoa do Caiado

Feb. 7, 2022

To commemorate World Wetlands Day, the Regional Secretariat for the Environment and Climate Change promoted an endemic species …

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LIFE IP CLIMAZ presents new measures to implement

LIFE IP CLIMAZ presents new measures to implement

Feb. 7, 2022

The Regional Secretariat for the Environment and Climate Change promoted the fourth general meeting of the LIFE IP …

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LIFE IP AZORES NATURA was present in the "Discover to preserve our Wetlands" activity

LIFE IP AZORES NATURA was present in the "Discover to preserve our Wetlands" activity

Feb. 7, 2022

This was a weekend filled with activities promoted by the Regional Secretariat for the Environment and Climate Change …

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Regional Secretariat for the Environment and Climate Change highlights the fundamental role of park rangers in the Azores

Regional Secretariat for the Environment and Climate Change highlights the fundamental role of park rangers in the Azores

Feb. 3, 2022

The Regional Secretary for the Environment and Climate Change, Alonso Miguel, highlighted today, on São Miguel, the role …

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World Wetlands Day

World Wetlands Day

Feb. 2, 2022

Wetlands are among the richest and most productive ecosystems in the world in terms of biological diversity, water …

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National Park Rangers Day

National Park Rangers Day

Feb. 2, 2022

Today is the day when the work done by Park Rangers is praised in our country. This special …

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National Park Rangers Day

National Park Rangers Day

Feb. 2, 2022

On this day, the Regional Secretariat for the Environment and Climate Change pays tribute to the guardians of …

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“Environmental Education is one of the pillars of civic education for citizens”, praises Alonso Miguel

“Environmental Education is one of the pillars of civic education for citizens”, praises Alonso Miguel

Jan. 27, 2022

The Regional Secretary for the Environment and Climate Change, Alonso Miguel, underlined today that “environmental education corresponds to …

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Alonso Miguel asks everyone to commit to the “complex challenge” of implementing a new management paradigm in land use

Alonso Miguel asks everyone to commit to the “complex challenge” of implementing a new management paradigm in land use

Jan. 20, 2022

The Regional Secretary for the Environment and Climate Change, Alonso Miguel, accompanied by the Regional Director for Spatial …

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Government of the Azores approves measures to reduce single-use plastics

Government of the Azores approves measures to reduce single-use plastics

Jan. 14, 2022

The Regional Government of the Azores approved today, in the Legislative Assembly of the Autonomous Region of the …

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The Regional Secretariat for the Environment and Climate Change gives more Azores to lodgings by awarding six landscape architecture projects

The Regional Secretariat for the Environment and Climate Change gives more Azores to lodgings by awarding six landscape architecture projects

Jan. 6, 2022

Aiming to raise the lodging units' awareness of the necessity of conservation and promotion of the Azorean flora, …

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Azores Environmental Centers Network closure

Azores Environmental Centers Network closure

Dec. 16, 2021

The Regional Secretariat for the Environment and Climate Change informs that the Azores Environmental Centres Network will be closed …

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Is moss picking a tradition in your family for the Christmas nativity scene?

Is moss picking a tradition in your family for the Christmas nativity scene?

Dec. 10, 2021

If so, this year we bring you a more environmentally friendly alternative.

Moss is a fundamental part of …

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Did you know that there are edible flowers in the Azores?

Did you know that there are edible flowers in the Azores?

Dec. 9, 2021

Most likely, you have seen Tropaeolum majus on the most diverse landscapes of the Azorean islands, generally under …

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Regional Secretariat for the Environment and Climate Change present in the 2nd Edition of COOL Açores

Regional Secretariat for the Environment and Climate Change present in the 2nd Edition of COOL Açores

Dec. 9, 2021

The Regional Secretary for the Environment and Climate Change, Alonso Miguel, participated in the 2nd Edition of COOL Azores, …

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Rare and endemic arthropods found in the Archipelago

Rare and endemic arthropods found in the Archipelago

Dec. 7, 2021

Rare and endemic arthropods found in the Archipelago

The various actions carried out by the LIFE BEETLES have …

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Regional Government signs a protocol with the University of the Azores on Land Use Capacity Digital Cartography

Regional Government signs a protocol with the University of the Azores on Land Use Capacity Digital Cartography

Dec. 7, 2021

The Regional Government of the Azores, through the Regional Secretariats for Agriculture and Rural Development and for the …

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Regional Secretariat for the Environment and Climate Change marked 12ᵗʰ Waste Week in the Azores with 96 actions

Regional Secretariat for the Environment and Climate Change marked 12ᵗʰ Waste Week in the Azores with 96 actions

Dec. 3, 2021

Between 20 and 28 November another Waste Week took place in the Azores, as part of the 13ᵗʰ European …

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Did you know that...

Did you know that...

Dec. 3, 2021

the genus Sphagnum spp. includes 15 native species and one endemic species of the Azores?

Unique to the …

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𝙋𝙪𝙚𝙧𝙖𝙧𝙞𝙖 𝙡𝙖𝙗𝙖𝙩𝙖 – New invasive species detected on São Miguel already being removed

𝙋𝙪𝙚𝙧𝙖𝙧𝙞𝙖 𝙡𝙖𝙗𝙖𝙩𝙖 – New invasive species detected on São Miguel already being removed

Dec. 2, 2021

With the early detection of the Pueraria labata (kudzu) and the fast response of removal of …

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Innovative loggerhead turtle tagging project

Innovative loggerhead turtle tagging project

Nov. 27, 2021

On November 18 and 19, 2021, at the Live Fish Station - Porto Pim Aquarium, the Regional Secretariat …

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LIFE IP CLIMAZ website is launched

LIFE IP CLIMAZ website is launched

Nov. 26, 2021

Presented during the last monitoring visit, the LIFE IP CLIMAZ project website is now online and available for …

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12ᵗʰ Azores Waste Week

12ᵗʰ Azores Waste Week

Nov. 25, 2021

Are you familiar with the concept Restart Party? This is a good example of sustainable environmental practices that …

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Fight Food Waste in the Azores

Fight Food Waste in the Azores

Nov. 24, 2021

This is a favourable season for consumption, particularly regarding food.

We know that this is the time of …

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The Regional Secretariat for the Environment and Climate Change’s LIFE projects continue to present excellent results

The Regional Secretariat for the Environment and Climate Change’s LIFE projects continue to present excellent results

Nov. 24, 2021

One more successful monitoring visit! The team of NEEMO – Monitoring LIFE Projects and Communicating about the LIFE …

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What are they doing at Monte da Guia?

What are they doing at Monte da Guia?

Nov. 19, 2021

We will answer the question that will be asked in the coming days. Next week, a control action …

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Removal in the Algar do Carvão eucalyptus forest

Removal in the Algar do Carvão eucalyptus forest

Nov. 19, 2021

This area consists of a forest of about 5000 common eucalyptus (Eucalyptus globulus) that can reach …

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Park Ranger in action

Park Ranger in action

Nov. 15, 2021

Autumn is the cory's shearwater (𝘊𝘢𝘭𝘰𝘯𝘦𝘤𝘵𝘳𝘪𝘴 𝘣𝘰𝘳𝘦𝘢𝘭𝘪𝘴) juveniles' migration period to the southern hemisphere, as their progenitors started …

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A new invasive flora species was found in the Azores

A new invasive flora species was found in the Azores

Nov. 12, 2021

The Park Rangers Corps identified, for the first time, the existence of a highly invasive species – the  …

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Strategic Environmental Evaluation of the Azores Watershed Management Plan 2022-2027

Strategic Environmental Evaluation of the Azores Watershed Management Plan 2022-2027

Nov. 12, 2021

The Regional Government of the Azores, through the Regional Secretariat for the Environment and Climate Change/Regional Directorate for …

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Tasting the tradition of the Flores Island Biosphere Reserve

Tasting the tradition of the Flores Island Biosphere Reserve

Nov. 12, 2021

It was on the Ribeira do Pomar Windmill that the Regional Secretariat for the Environment and Climate Change …

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Regional Secretariat for the Environment and Climate Change creates support for lodgings that adopt good environmental practices

Regional Secretariat for the Environment and Climate Change creates support for lodgings that adopt good environmental practices

Nov. 10, 2021

The Regional Secretariat for the Environment and Climate Change promotes, from 10 to 30 November, the contest Jardins …

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Road interruption notice

Road interruption notice

Nov. 9, 2021

The Regional Secretariat for the Environment and Climate Change, within the scope of the LIFE BEETLES project, will …

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Alonso Miguel participated in the “Primer Congresso International de los Óceanos” on the Canary Islands

Alonso Miguel participated in the “Primer Congresso International de los Óceanos” on the Canary Islands

Nov. 8, 2021

The Regional Secretary for the Environment and Climate Change, Alonso Miguel, participated last week in the “Primer Congresso …

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LIFE projects unite the Azores and Madeira archipelagos

LIFE projects unite the Azores and Madeira archipelagos

Nov. 5, 2021

One of the LIFE VIDALIA's goals, developed in the Azores, is to establish partnerships with various entities and …

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Public sessions of clarification of the alteration of the Regional Water Programme of the Autonomous Region of the Azores and the Azores Watershed Management Plan proposal

Public sessions of clarification of the alteration of the Regional Water Programme of the Autonomous Region of the Azores and the Azores Watershed Management Plan proposal

Nov. 4, 2021

The Regional Government of the Azores, through the Regional Secretariat for the Environment and Climate Change/Regional Directorate for …

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The insects “invaded” Flores and Pico

The insects “invaded” Flores and Pico

Nov. 4, 2021

The “invasion” took place at the Boqueirão Environmental Interpretation Centre and the Gruta das Torres Visitors Centre during …

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Regional Secretariat for the Environment and Climate Change with positive results on the evaluation of the LIFE IP AZORES NATURA project

Regional Secretariat for the Environment and Climate Change with positive results on the evaluation of the LIFE IP AZORES NATURA project

Nov. 3, 2021

Within the scope of the 4th LIFE IP AZORES NATURA project monitoring visit, a group of European Union's …

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Plan for the environment presented at the Regional Council for the Environment and Sustainable Development

Plan for the environment presented at the Regional Council for the Environment and Sustainable Development

Nov. 3, 2021

The Regional Secretary for the Environment and Climate Change, Alonso Miguel, presented this Tuesday the Region's Investments Plan …

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We planted 240 trees, here and there!

We planted 240 trees, here and there!

Oct. 28, 2021

The voluntary action “Plant Here, Plant There”, promoted by the Regional Secretariat for the Environment and Climate Change, …

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Fight Food Waste in the Azores

Fight Food Waste in the Azores

Oct. 27, 2021

Do you have already pumpkins for this weekend's decorations?

Collect your seeds and have pumpkins grown by yourself. No …

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Walking trail that connects Algar do Carvão to Furnas do Enxofre inaugurated, on Terceira

Walking trail that connects Algar do Carvão to Furnas do Enxofre inaugurated, on Terceira

Oct. 18, 2021

The Regional Secretary for the Environment and Climate Change, Alonso Miguel, inaugurated, today, the walking trail that connects …

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Government of the Azores celebrates World Food Day - "The Planet needs us."

Government of the Azores celebrates World Food Day - "The Planet needs us."

Oct. 16, 2021

The Regional Secretariat for the Environment and Climate Change promoted, on World Food Day, an activity within the …

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International Day for Disaster Risk Reduction

International Day for Disaster Risk Reduction

Oct. 13, 2021

It is increasingly evident that the planet is affected by natural disasters that result from climate change. These …

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Installation of artificial nests for seabirds on Graciosa

Installation of artificial nests for seabirds on Graciosa

Oct. 11, 2021

One of the LIFE IP AZORES NATURA’s goals is to contribute to the growth of the population of …

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Seed collection of native species on several Azorean islands

Seed collection of native species on several Azorean islands

Oct. 9, 2021

The Regional Secretariat for the Environment and Climate Change has been developing a set of works in the …

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Our species – 𝘼𝙨𝙥𝙡𝙚𝙣𝙞𝙪𝙢 𝙢𝙖𝙧𝙞𝙣𝙪𝙢

Our species – 𝘼𝙨𝙥𝙡𝙚𝙣𝙞𝙪𝙢 𝙢𝙖𝙧𝙞𝙣𝙪𝙢

Oct. 8, 2021

Today, we present to you one more of the native and endemic species of the Azores that you …

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LIFE IP CLIMAZ contributes to achieving the European Union’s goals for 2030

LIFE IP CLIMAZ contributes to achieving the European Union’s goals for 2030

Oct. 7, 2021

The Regional Secretariat for the Environment and Climate Change intends to cooperate in the achievement of the goals …

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𝘏𝘦𝘥𝘺𝘤𝘩𝘪𝘶𝘮 – a threat to the Azorean biodiversity

𝘏𝘦𝘥𝘺𝘤𝘩𝘪𝘶𝘮 – a threat to the Azorean biodiversity

Oct. 6, 2021

The “Congas” or “False-ginger” (Hedychium spp.) are among the 50 most dangerous exotic species of Macaronesia (Silva …

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World Animal Day

World Animal Day

Oct. 4, 2021

Everything started in Italy, at a ecologists' conference in Florence in 1931, where was decided that 4 October …

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National Water Day

National Water Day

Oct. 1, 2021

Can you imagine your life without water?

This day intends to highlight the importance that water has in …

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XIX Iberian Congress of Entomology

XIX Iberian Congress of Entomology

Oct. 1, 2021

The LIFE BEETLES project was part of the XIX Iberian Congress of Entomology, which main goal is sharing …

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Prémios Espírito Verde – Valorizar o compromisso ambiental dos açorianos

Prémios Espírito Verde – Valorizar o compromisso ambiental dos açorianos

Oct. 1, 2021

The Regional Secretariat for the Environment and Climate Change already began the applications period for the "Espírito Verde" …

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Sustainability Charter is "a treaty of inspirational and guidance norms" for the Azores, valorises José Manuel Bolieiro

Sustainability Charter is "a treaty of inspirational and guidance norms" for the Azores, valorises José Manuel Bolieiro

Oct. 1, 2021

The president of the Regional Government of the Azores, José Manuel Bolieiro, defended on Thursday night that the …

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Fighting Food Waste in the Azores

Fighting Food Waste in the Azores

Sept. 29, 2021

Today we celebrate the International Day of Awareness of Food Loss and Waste, created in 2020 by FAO …

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EuroBirdwatch 2021 Activities

EuroBirdwatch 2021 Activities

Sept. 28, 2021

The largest European event dedicated to birdwatching takes place next weekend!

The EuroBirdwatch, already in its 22nd edition, …

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European Car Free Day

European Car Free Day

Sept. 22, 2021

This commemorative date is included in the European Mobility Week that, this year, takes place from 16 to …

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EuroBioBlitz 2021 Challenge: can you identify flora species?

EuroBioBlitz 2021 Challenge: can you identify flora species?

Sept. 20, 2021

If your answer is yes, this challenge is for you.

The Regional Secretariat for the Environment and Climate …

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World Water Monitoring Day

World Water Monitoring Day

Sept. 18, 2021

Established with the objective of alerting the world population to the urgent need of protecting the water resources, …

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International Coastal Clean-up Day

International Coastal Clean-up Day

Sept. 18, 2021

Celebrated every year on the third Saturday of September, this date aims to create awareness on the population …

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We have already installed traps in every intervention area!

We have already installed traps in every intervention area!

Sept. 17, 2021

Rodents are invasive fauna species that represent a serious threat to the Azorina vidalii and to the Lotus …

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Caldeira da Serra de Santa Bárbara Intervention Area, Terceira

Caldeira da Serra de Santa Bárbara Intervention Area, Terceira

Sept. 17, 2021

We present one of our intervention areas, the Caldeira da Serra de Santa Bárbara, localized on the Serra …

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The fragile gas shield that protects the Earth

The fragile gas shield that protects the Earth

Sept. 16, 2021

The Regional Secretariat for Environment and Climate Change celebrates today the International Day for the Preservation of the …

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Art born from waste!

Art born from waste!

Sept. 16, 2021

The Regional Secretariat for the Environment and Climate Change, through the LIFE IP AZORES NATURA project, and the …

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Regional Secretariat for the Environment and Climate Change celebrated the 25 ͭ ͪ International Bat Night

Regional Secretariat for the Environment and Climate Change celebrated the 25 ͭ ͪ International Bat Night

Sept. 14, 2021

The Regional Secretariat for the Environment and Climate Change celebrated the International Bat Night, promoting the action “Unveil …

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LIFE IP CLIMAZ plans actions until the end of 2022

LIFE IP CLIMAZ plans actions until the end of 2022

Sept. 14, 2021

On the occasion of the 3 ͬ ͩ  general meeting of the LIFE IP CLIMAZ, in which the coordinating …

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Regional Secretariat for the Environment recommends measures to minimize bad odours in Prolacto

Regional Secretariat for the Environment recommends measures to minimize bad odours in Prolacto

Sept. 8, 2021

The Regional Secretary for the Environment and Climate Change visited today the facilities of Prolacto, meeting with the …

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Registrations for the 13th European Week for Waste Reduction and the 12th Azores' Waste Week open until 12 November

Registrations for the 13th European Week for Waste Reduction and the 12th Azores' Waste Week open until 12 November

Sept. 3, 2021

The Regional Secretariat for the Environment and Climate Change promotes, between 20 and 28 November 2021, the 13th …

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José Manuel Bolieiro evokes the life and work of the researcher Frederico Machado, in a ceremony on Faial

José Manuel Bolieiro evokes the life and work of the researcher Frederico Machado, in a ceremony on Faial

Sept. 3, 2021

Today, the President of the Regional Government of the Azores, José Manuel Bolieiro, congratuleted the "life and work" …

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Monitoring of marine biodiversity of the Azores

Monitoring of marine biodiversity of the Azores

Sept. 2, 2021

The Regional Secretariat for the Environment and Climate Change began monitoring the marine biodiversity, through the Atlânticoline's ship …

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The 𝙂𝙪𝙞𝙖 𝙙𝙤 𝙀𝙙𝙪𝙘𝙖𝙙𝙤𝙧 𝙇𝙄𝙁𝙀 𝙄𝙋 𝘼𝙕𝙊𝙍𝙀𝙎 𝙉𝘼𝙏𝙐𝙍𝘼 is already available!

The 𝙂𝙪𝙞𝙖 𝙙𝙤 𝙀𝙙𝙪𝙘𝙖𝙙𝙤𝙧 𝙇𝙄𝙁𝙀 𝙄𝙋 𝘼𝙕𝙊𝙍𝙀𝙎 𝙉𝘼𝙏𝙐𝙍𝘼 is already available!

Sept. 2, 2021

The Regional Secretariat for the Environment and Climate Change develops environmental education actions on schools, which reflect its …

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Installation of pitfall traps to capture arthropods in the intervention areas

Installation of pitfall traps to capture arthropods in the intervention areas

Sept. 2, 2021

Within the monitoring works carried out by the LIFE BEETLES project, pitfall traps were set up on the …

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Alonso Miguel and Pedro de Faria e Castro met with the Director-General of UNESCO

Alonso Miguel and Pedro de Faria e Castro met with the Director-General of UNESCO

Aug. 26, 2021

The Regional Secretary for the Environment and Climate Change, Alonso Miguel, and the Regional Under Secretary of the …

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Regional Director for the Environment and Climate Change participates in a activity with Junior Park Rangers.

Regional Director for the Environment and Climate Change participates in a activity with Junior Park Rangers.

Aug. 25, 2021

The Regional Director for the Environment and Climate Change, Ana Cristina Rodrigues, was present at the awareness activity …

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New reservation platform to access the Caldeira Velha Natural Monument

New reservation platform to access the Caldeira Velha Natural Monument

Aug. 20, 2021

The Regional Secretariat for the Environment and Climate Change has developed an online platform, which allows quick and …

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Mitigation of Climate Change in the Azores

Mitigation of Climate Change in the Azores

Aug. 9, 2021

Climate change is a problem worldwide, and its consequences, as we all know, are increasingly devastating.

In the …

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Increased greenhouse gas emissions: what are the causes?

Increased greenhouse gas emissions: what are the causes?

Aug. 6, 2021

To fight against this problem, the LIFE IP CLIMAZ project will promote the production of renewable energy and …

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Arthropods matter

Arthropods matter

Aug. 6, 2021

The human being depends highly on the natural equilibrium to be able to survive on the planet.

Sometimes …

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The Regional Secretariat for the Environment and Climate Change has taken another big step towards the conservation of the endemic flora of the Azores!

The Regional Secretariat for the Environment and Climate Change has taken another big step towards the conservation of the endemic flora of the Azores!

Aug. 5, 2021

For the first time, the Faial Botanic Garden has been cultivating the Angelica lignescens species, in its collection of …

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Invasive plants identification workshop

Invasive plants identification workshop

July 31, 2021

The La Palma Biosphere Reserve developed a workshop aimed at the identification of invasive or potentially invasive plants, …

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Today we celebrate World Nature Conservation Day!

Today we celebrate World Nature Conservation Day!

July 28, 2021

Created by the General Assembly of the United Nations, this day aims to draw attention to the problems …

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Public Session of the Management Plan for Land Areas of the Flores Nature Park

Public Session of the Management Plan for Land Areas of the Flores Nature Park

July 27, 2021

The Regional Secretariat for Environment and Climate Change will promote a public session, open to the population, on …

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Public Session of the Management Plan for Land Areas of the São Jorge Nature Park

Public Session of the Management Plan for Land Areas of the São Jorge Nature Park

July 27, 2021

The Regional Secretariat for Environment and Climate Change, through the São Jorge Environment and Climate Change Service , …

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Which are the greenhouse gases?

Which are the greenhouse gases?

July 27, 2021

Some gases naturally present in the Earth's atmosphere act like the glass walls of a greenhouse, trapping the …

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Public Session of the Management Plan for Land Areas of the Terceira Nature Park

Public Session of the Management Plan for Land Areas of the Terceira Nature Park

July 26, 2021

The Regional Secretariat for Environment and Climate Change will promote a public session, open to the population, regarding …

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Public Session of the Management Plan for Land Areas of the Corvo Nature Park

Public Session of the Management Plan for Land Areas of the Corvo Nature Park

July 26, 2021

The Regional Secretariat for Environment and Climate Change will promote a public session, open to the population, on …

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Government of the Azores promotes a public session to present the New Preliminary Project for the Requalification of the Lagoa do Fogo Viewpoint

Government of the Azores promotes a public session to present the New Preliminary Project for the Requalification of the Lagoa do Fogo Viewpoint

July 22, 2021

The Regional Government of the Azores, through the Regional Secretariat for the Environment and Climate Change, will promote, …

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Public Session of the Management Plan of Land Areas of the Santa Maria Nature Park

Public Session of the Management Plan of Land Areas of the Santa Maria Nature Park

July 21, 2021

The Regional Secretariat for the Environment and Climate Change will promote a public session related to the public …

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The Government of the Azores puts the Management Plans for the Land Areas of the Natural Parks of the Islands of Santa Maria, Terceira, Graciosa, São Jorge, Flores and Corvo into public consultation

The Government of the Azores puts the Management Plans for the Land Areas of the Natural Parks of the Islands of Santa Maria, Terceira, Graciosa, São Jorge, Flores and Corvo into public consultation

June 30, 2021

The Government of the Azores, through the Regional Secretariat for the Environment and Climate Change, placed, until August 10, …

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Regional Secretary for the Environment and Climate Change delivers a maritime vessel to the Corvo Island Environment Service to support the preservation of the environment and nature conservation

Regional Secretary for the Environment and Climate Change delivers a maritime vessel to the Corvo Island Environment Service to support the preservation of the environment and nature conservation

June 30, 2021

Yesterday, the Regional Secretary for the Environment and Climate Change delivered a semi-rigid vessel to the Environmental Service …

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LIFE BEETLES | Endemic species plantations

LIFE BEETLES | Endemic species plantations

June 21, 2021

The first plantations of endemic species were carried out in the intervention areas of the land adjacent to …

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Regional Secretariat for the Environment and Climate Change marks the 35th anniversary of the Faial Botanic Garden

Regional Secretariat for the Environment and Climate Change marks the 35th anniversary of the Faial Botanic Garden

June 18, 2021

The Faial Botanic Garden celebrates today 35 years of existence and was visited by the Regional Secretary for the …

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World Day to Combat Desertification and Drought - June 17

World Day to Combat Desertification and Drought - June 17

June 17, 2021

Aiming to halt desertification and drought, the Regional Secretariat for the Environment and Climate Change (SRAAC), under the project …

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Alonso Miguel highlights measures to combat climate change

Alonso Miguel highlights measures to combat climate change

June 17, 2021

On World Day to Combat Desertification and Drought, the Regional Secretary for Environment and Climate Change assured that …

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Alonso Miguel rewards environmental excellence in Azorean tourist accommodations

Alonso Miguel rewards environmental excellence in Azorean tourist accommodations

June 7, 2021

The Regional Secretary for Environment and Climate Change awarded this Saturday, World Environment Day, the Miosotis Azores prize.  …

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Parque Escola Activity: Less eyes than belly!

Parque Escola Activity: Less eyes than belly!

June 2, 2021

The Faial Nature Park, through Ecoteca, has been promoting the action “Less eyes than belly!”, within the scope …

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𝙋𝙖𝙧𝙦𝙪𝙚 𝙀𝙨𝙘𝙤𝙡𝙖 Activity: D’olho nas aves

𝙋𝙖𝙧𝙦𝙪𝙚 𝙀𝙨𝙘𝙤𝙡𝙖 Activity: D’olho nas aves

May 31, 2021

The Ecoteca of the Terceira Nature Park presents in its Parque Escola 2020/21 offer the activity “D’olho nas aves”. This action …

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𝙋𝙖𝙧𝙦𝙪𝙚 𝘼𝙗𝙚𝙧𝙩𝙤 - June Schedule

𝙋𝙖𝙧𝙦𝙪𝙚 𝘼𝙗𝙚𝙧𝙩𝙤 - June Schedule

May 27, 2021

This month, the Nature Parks invite you to participate in a diverse set of activities, where you can …

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𝙋𝙖𝙧𝙦𝙪𝙚 𝙀𝙨𝙘𝙤𝙡𝙖 Activity: Getting to know LIFE VIDALIA in Santa Maria

𝙋𝙖𝙧𝙦𝙪𝙚 𝙀𝙨𝙘𝙤𝙡𝙖 Activity: Getting to know LIFE VIDALIA in Santa Maria

May 27, 2021

Within the scope of Parque Escola and the LIFE VIDALIA project, the Santa Maria Nature Park, through the …

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4th Edition of the 𝙁𝙚𝙞𝙧𝙖 𝙙𝙚 𝘼𝙢𝙗𝙞𝙚𝙣𝙩𝙚

4th Edition of the 𝙁𝙚𝙞𝙧𝙖 𝙙𝙚 𝘼𝙢𝙗𝙞𝙚𝙣𝙩𝙚

May 25, 2021

The Regional Secretariat for the Environment and Climate Change is present at the 4th Edition of the Feira …

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Regional Secretariat for the Environment and Climate Change marks International Day for Biological Diversity

Regional Secretariat for the Environment and Climate Change marks International Day for Biological Diversity

May 21, 2021

The Regional Secretariat for the Environment and Climate Change has been carrying out, during the month of May, …

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Regional Secretariat for the Environment and Climate Change is present at the Environment Fair

Regional Secretariat for the Environment and Climate Change is present at the Environment Fair

May 21, 2021

The Regional Secretariat for the Environment and Climate Change will be present at the IV Edition of the …

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Regional Secretary for the Environment and Climate Change presided the opening session of the “Law and Legislation for the Environment” training session

Regional Secretary for the Environment and Climate Change presided the opening session of the “Law and Legislation for the Environment” training session

May 18, 2021

The Regional Secretary for the Environment and Climate Change presided, on Monday, the opening of the training course …

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The Environment Secretary delivers the Excellence Awards under the "Eco-freguesia, Freguesia limpa 2020" Program

The Environment Secretary delivers the Excellence Awards under the "Eco-freguesia, Freguesia limpa 2020" Program

May 13, 2021

The Regional Secretary for the Environment and Climate Change of the Regional Government of the Azores proceeded, this …

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Historical Eruptions of the Azores - Submarine eruption of 1902, between the islands of São Jorge and Terceira

Historical Eruptions of the Azores - Submarine eruption of 1902, between the islands of São Jorge and Terceira

May 7, 2021

This submarine eruption occurred during the night of May 7 to 8, 1902, in the southwest of Terceira …

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Workshop – The Conservation of Endemic

Workshop – The Conservation of Endemic

May 7, 2021

Register and stay up to date with all the news about this workshop on: www.lifevidalia.eu/networking

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Parque Escola Activity: Flora Açoriana

Parque Escola Activity: Flora Açoriana

May 4, 2021

Driven by the Flores Nature Park Ecoteca and available in the Parque Escola 2020/21 educational offer, “Flora Açoriana” …

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Volcanoes' House in the 2021 InAVation Awards nominations

Volcanoes' House in the 2021 InAVation Awards nominations

May 3, 2021

The Volcanoes' House exhibition is on the list of finalists for the InAVation Awards 2021, from InAVate Magazine, in …

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Parque Escola Activity: The Coffee Legend

Parque Escola Activity: The Coffee Legend

April 27, 2021

The island of São Jorge has an extensive coastline, with steep cliffs, mainly on the north coast, which …

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LIFE BEETLES | Intervention Areas

LIFE BEETLES | Intervention Areas

April 27, 2021

Both intervention areas here represented, TER3 and TER4, respectively, are both Eucalyptus forests. Both are considered areas of …

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LIFE IP AZORES NATURA | Operational team from Pico island

LIFE IP AZORES NATURA | Operational team from Pico island

April 23, 2021

Continuing with our monthly article, which the operational teams contracted by LIFE IP Azores Natura in all the …

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Azores celebrated World Earth Day planting trees on all islands

Azores celebrated World Earth Day planting trees on all islands

April 23, 2021

The Azores celebrated World Earth Day on Thursday with a large-scale plantation of endemic species, which took place …

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LIFE VIDALIA | LIFE VIDALIA on Pico

LIFE VIDALIA | LIFE VIDALIA on Pico

April 23, 2021

Pico is the Project island with the most intervention areas: LIFE VIDALIA preserves seven populations of Azorina vidalii …

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Alonso Miguel defines sustainable development as the “pillar” of government action

Alonso Miguel defines sustainable development as the “pillar” of government action

April 21, 2021

The Regional Secretary for the Environment and Climate Change, Alonso Miguel, defined today the sustainable development of the Azores …

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LIFE BEETLES | Intervention Areas

LIFE BEETLES | Intervention Areas

April 20, 2021

PIC_5_6_7_8 – Pico

The plots of this intervention area are coincident with the adjacent areas of Lagoa do …

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Parque Escola Activity: 𝘾𝙖𝙡𝙤𝙣𝙚𝙘𝙩𝙧𝙞𝙨 𝙗𝙤𝙧𝙚𝙖𝙡𝙞𝙨 are back!

Parque Escola Activity: 𝘾𝙖𝙡𝙤𝙣𝙚𝙘𝙩𝙧𝙞𝙨 𝙗𝙤𝙧𝙚𝙖𝙡𝙞𝙨 are back!

April 16, 2021

Towards the end of February, after having spent a season in the South Atlantic, the Calonectris borealis, …

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LIFE BEETLES | Intervention Areas

LIFE BEETLES | Intervention Areas

April 13, 2021

FLO3 – Flores – Lagoa Funda

The intervention area FLO3 is located in the Natural Reserve of Caldeira …

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Parque Escola Activity: Meet LIFE VIDALIA

Parque Escola Activity: Meet LIFE VIDALIA

April 7, 2021

LIFE VIDALIA (Valorization and Innovation Targeted at Azorina vidalii and Lotus azoricus in the Azorean Islands) is a …

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LIFE IP AZORES NATURA | Invasive plant species control in Ponta do Castelo, Santa Maria

LIFE IP AZORES NATURA | Invasive plant species control in Ponta do Castelo, Santa Maria

April 6, 2021

Within the scope of action C8.1 “Control and eradication of invasive alien species (IAS) of flora in terrestrial …

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LIFE BEETLES | Intervention Areas

LIFE BEETLES | Intervention Areas

April 6, 2021

This intervention area is located in the Natural Reserve of Serra de Santa Bárbara. The area is characterized …

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LIFE IP AZORES NATURA | Reinforcement planting of 𝙀𝙪𝙥𝙝𝙤𝙧𝙗𝙞𝙖 𝙎𝙩𝙮𝙜𝙞𝙖𝙣𝙖 subsp. 𝙨𝙖𝙣𝙩𝙖𝙢𝙖𝙧𝙞𝙖𝙚

LIFE IP AZORES NATURA | Reinforcement planting of 𝙀𝙪𝙥𝙝𝙤𝙧𝙗𝙞𝙖 𝙎𝙩𝙮𝙜𝙞𝙖𝙣𝙖 subsp. 𝙨𝙖𝙣𝙩𝙖𝙢𝙖𝙧𝙞𝙖𝙚

March 31, 2021

Within the frame of the LIFE IP AZORES NATURA project, and in collaboration of the team from the …

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School Park Activity: Discovering Water

School Park Activity: Discovering Water

March 30, 2021

Water is an essential resource for the existence of life on our planet. Despite being called “Blue Planet”, …

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LIFE BEETLES |  Intervention Areas

LIFE BEETLES | Intervention Areas

March 30, 2021

The intervention area PIC 2_3_4 is inserted on the Protected Area for Habitat or Species Management of Lagoa …

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LIFE IP AZORES NATURA |  OP 5 – The 5 biggest terrestrial Special Areas for Conservation (SACs) in the Azores

LIFE IP AZORES NATURA | OP 5 – The 5 biggest terrestrial Special Areas for Conservation (SACs) in the Azores

March 29, 2021

The Natura 2000 Network is a coherent ecological network, whose objective is the conservation of the biological and …

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LIFE BEETLES | Environmental awareness activities

LIFE BEETLES | Environmental awareness activities

March 29, 2021

Easter holidays have begun and we went on a "Easter Beetle Hunt"! This joint activity with Pico Nature …

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10th Anniversary of the São Jorge Nature Park

10th Anniversary of the São Jorge Nature Park

March 28, 2021

The São Jorge Nature Park celebrates its 10th anniversary today, having been created by Regional Legislative Decree No. 10/2011 …

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LIFE VIDALIA | Our team

LIFE VIDALIA | Our team

March 26, 2021

Today we invite you to meet the LIFE VIDALIA operational team. The project focuses on the conservation of …

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LIFE BEETLES - Project Actions

LIFE BEETLES - Project Actions

March 25, 2021

Within the LIFE BEETLES project, several concrete actions will take place. Here we present a small synthesis of …

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March 32: Flores Nature Park 10th Anniversary

March 32: Flores Nature Park 10th Anniversary

March 23, 2021

The Flores Nature Park, that celebrates its 10th anniversary today, was created by Regional Legislative Decree No. 8/2011 …

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Regional Secretariat for the Environment and Climate Change marks World Water Day

Regional Secretariat for the Environment and Climate Change marks World Water Day

March 23, 2021

The Regional Secretary for the Environment and Climate Change, Alonso Miguel, visited yesterday, within the scope of World …

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LIFE BEETLES - Intervention Areas

LIFE BEETLES - Intervention Areas

March 23, 2021

The second intervention area of Flores Island, FLO2, is located in the Natural Reserve of Caldeira Funda and …

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Parque Aberto - April schedule

Parque Aberto - April schedule

March 22, 2021

April is the month to celebrate Easter, World Earth Day and National Day of Geological Heritage.

During this …

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Regional Secretariat for the Environment and Climate Change promotes intervention to control invasive species in Faial

Regional Secretariat for the Environment and Climate Change promotes intervention to control invasive species in Faial

March 19, 2021

The Regional Secretariat for the Environment and Climate Change, through the Regional Directorate for the Environment and Climate …

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LIFE BEETLES - Field Work

LIFE BEETLES - Field Work

March 18, 2021

We continue the concrete conservation actions, putting our hands to work in the field! Our operational assistants keep …

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Park School Activity: On the way to the Sete Cidades Tunnel

Park School Activity: On the way to the Sete Cidades Tunnel

March 18, 2021

As part of the project to upgrade the banks of Lagoa das Sete Cidades, Park's Shop plays an …

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Government of the Azores provides deposit system for non-reusable beverage packaging

Government of the Azores provides deposit system for non-reusable beverage packaging

March 17, 2021

The Regional Secretariat for the Environment and Climate Change of the Government of the Azores informs that it …

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LIFE BEETLES | Intervention Areas  - TER1 – Terceira – Lagoa do Pinheiro

LIFE BEETLES | Intervention Areas - TER1 – Terceira – Lagoa do Pinheiro

March 16, 2021

The TER1 area is located on the northeastern slope of Serra de Santa Bárbara Nature Reserve, in Lagoa …

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LIFE IP AZORES NATURA | Operational team on Faial Island

LIFE IP AZORES NATURA | Operational team on Faial Island

March 15, 2021

Today we travel to Faial Island to present our team of operational staff hired by the LIFE IP …

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LIFE IP AZORES NATURA | 3rd LIFE IP AZORES NATURA monitoring visit

LIFE IP AZORES NATURA | 3rd LIFE IP AZORES NATURA monitoring visit

March 12, 2021

Today, the third monitoring visit to the LIFE IP Azores Natura project ends on Terceira Island after, in …

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Azores receive Green Destinations distinction in the “Communities & Culture” category

Azores receive Green Destinations distinction in the “Communities & Culture” category

March 12, 2021

The Azores reached today second place in the “Communities & Culture” category of Green Destinations.

The announcement was …

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LIFE BEETLES | Project News - Monitoring Visit

LIFE BEETLES | Project News - Monitoring Visit

March 11, 2021

This week we received the second monitoring visit of the LIFE BEETLES Project. Monitoring visits consist of an …

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Conservation of nature and protection of biodiversity are priority aspects of the Government, defends Alonso Miguel

Conservation of nature and protection of biodiversity are priority aspects of the Government, defends Alonso Miguel

March 11, 2021

The Regional Secretary of the Environment and Climate Change defended today that “the conservation of nature and the …

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LIFE IP AZORES NATURA | News about field work of  Biosfere Reserve of La Palma

LIFE IP AZORES NATURA | News about field work of Biosfere Reserve of La Palma

March 10, 2021

The inappropriate use of endemic species of the Canaries as ornamental, distancing them from their place of origin …

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LIFE BEETLES | Workshop – Nature through the Lens – Terceira Island

LIFE BEETLES | Workshop – Nature through the Lens – Terceira Island

March 9, 2021

A photography workshop took place on the 6th of March 2021, in some of the habitats of native …

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Corvo Nature Park - Ecoteca: The Azores Volcanoes

Corvo Nature Park - Ecoteca: The Azores Volcanoes

March 9, 2021

The archipelago of the Azores consists of nine islands and several islets, all of volcanic origin. In these, …

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LIFE IP AZORES NATURA |   LIFE IP AZORES NATURA welcomes two new colleagues

LIFE IP AZORES NATURA | LIFE IP AZORES NATURA welcomes two new colleagues

March 8, 2021

This month, the LIFE IP Azores Natura team of Regional Directorate for Maritime Affairs, is joined by the …

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LIFE VIDALIA | Project Actions – E2

LIFE VIDALIA | Project Actions – E2

March 6, 2021

Action E2 is the environmental education programme of the project and is part of the Environmental Awareness chapter …

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LIFE IP AZORES NATURA | Attempted field work on Vila Islet, Santa Maria

LIFE IP AZORES NATURA | Attempted field work on Vila Islet, Santa Maria

March 5, 2021

Within the frame of the LIFE IP AZORES NATURA project, the SPEA team travelled to Santa Maria with …

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LIFE BEETLES | Volunteering Action

LIFE BEETLES | Volunteering Action

March 4, 2021

On the past 3rd of March, the LIFE BEETLES project celebrated World Wildlife Day with the volunteering activity …

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LIFE IP AZORES NATURA |

LIFE IP AZORES NATURA |

March 1, 2021

Within the frame of the LIFE IP AZORES NATURA project, the propagation of endemic flora has begun on …

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Azores Seed Bank: Another step towards a better future

Azores Seed Bank: Another step towards a better future

Feb. 26, 2021

The Azores Seed Bank, whose main objective is the conservation of endemic and native species of the Archipelago, …

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LIFE IP AZORES NATURA | Presentation of the São Miguel operational team

LIFE IP AZORES NATURA | Presentation of the São Miguel operational team

Feb. 18, 2021

Today we present, once again, a team of LIFE IP Azores Natura operatives, this time in São Miguel …

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Deposit system for non-reusable beverage packaging in the Azores

Deposit system for non-reusable beverage packaging in the Azores

Feb. 4, 2021

The project is based on the acquisition of 25 reverse logistics equipment, destined for the deposit of non-reusable …

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Government of the Azores marks World Wetlands Day

Government of the Azores marks World Wetlands Day

Feb. 2, 2021

In 2021, World Wetlands Day highlights the water crisis that threatens people and our planet. The conservation of …

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LIFE IP AZORES NATURA | Operacional team in Santa Maria Island

LIFE IP AZORES NATURA | Operacional team in Santa Maria Island

Jan. 26, 2021

Because the implementations of the conservation work in the field of the LIFE IP AZORES NATURA project is …

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Terceira Nature Park - Ecoteca: Let's roll up our sleeves!

Terceira Nature Park - Ecoteca: Let's roll up our sleeves!

Dec. 16, 2020

Segundo o estudo “Production, use, and fate of all plastics ever made”, efetuado em 2017 pelas universidades da …

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São Jorge fajãs distinguished at the 2020 National Landscape Award

São Jorge fajãs distinguished at the 2020 National Landscape Award

Dec. 10, 2020 read more
Cheese: a long and delicious journey

Cheese: a long and delicious journey

Nov. 25, 2020 read more
Waste Week with 75 awareness actions in all the islands of the Azores

Waste Week with 75 awareness actions in all the islands of the Azores

Nov. 21, 2020 read more
European Commission gives green light to project of 20 million euros for climate change in the Azores

European Commission gives green light to project of 20 million euros for climate change in the Azores

Nov. 20, 2020 read more
European Commission approves synthesis of nature conservation project for Santa Maria

European Commission approves synthesis of nature conservation project for Santa Maria

Nov. 10, 2020 read more
Webinar - Hortências e muito mais: espécies exóticas e invasoras nos Açores | 15 de outubro

Webinar - Hortências e muito mais: espécies exóticas e invasoras nos Açores | 15 de outubro

Oct. 15, 2020 read more
Plano de Ação da Reserva da Biosfera das Fajãs de São Jorge publicado hoje em Jornal Oficial

Plano de Ação da Reserva da Biosfera das Fajãs de São Jorge publicado hoje em Jornal Oficial

Oct. 8, 2020 read more
Plano de Ação da Reserva da Biosfera da ilha Graciosa publicado em Jornal Oficial

Plano de Ação da Reserva da Biosfera da ilha Graciosa publicado em Jornal Oficial

Oct. 7, 2020 read more
Governo dos Açores homenageia Equipa de Resgate da Montanha do Pico pela “disponibilidade e empenho que sempre tem demonstrado”

Governo dos Açores homenageia Equipa de Resgate da Montanha do Pico pela “disponibilidade e empenho que sempre tem demonstrado”

Oct. 2, 2020 read more
Candidaturas aos prémios “Espírito Verde” decorrem durante o mês de outubro

Candidaturas aos prémios “Espírito Verde” decorrem durante o mês de outubro

Oct. 2, 2020 read more
The Azores  recover 55,2% of the urban waste produced in the Region in 2019

The Azores recover 55,2% of the urban waste produced in the Region in 2019

Sept. 29, 2020 read more
Centro de Visitantes da Gruta das Torres passa a ser alimentado por painéis solares fotovoltaicos

Centro de Visitantes da Gruta das Torres passa a ser alimentado por painéis solares fotovoltaicos

Sept. 16, 2020 read more
Governo dos Açores reforça corpo de Vigilantes da Natureza e investe na conservação e fiscalização ambiental

Governo dos Açores reforça corpo de Vigilantes da Natureza e investe na conservação e fiscalização ambiental

Sept. 8, 2020 read more
Inscrições para a 11.ª Semana dos Resíduos dos Açores abertas até 13 de novembro

Inscrições para a 11.ª Semana dos Resíduos dos Açores abertas até 13 de novembro

Sept. 3, 2020 read more
O Centro de Interpretação da Serra de Santa Bárbara está de parabéns pelo seu 6.º aniversário!

O Centro de Interpretação da Serra de Santa Bárbara está de parabéns pelo seu 6.º aniversário!

Sept. 3, 2020 read more
Reforçadas condições de segurança no trilho de acesso à Caldeira de Santo Cristo, em S. Jorge

Reforçadas condições de segurança no trilho de acesso à Caldeira de Santo Cristo, em S. Jorge

Aug. 21, 2020 read more
Parque Natural de Santa Maria – O Centro de Interpretação Ambiental Dalberto Pombo está de parabéns pelo seu 11.º aniversário!

Parque Natural de Santa Maria – O Centro de Interpretação Ambiental Dalberto Pombo está de parabéns pelo seu 11.º aniversário!

Aug. 21, 2020 read more
Parque Natural do Faial – O Centro de Interpretação do Vulcão dos Capelinhos está de parabéns pelo seu 12.º aniversário!

Parque Natural do Faial – O Centro de Interpretação do Vulcão dos Capelinhos está de parabéns pelo seu 12.º aniversário!

Aug. 17, 2020 read more
Parque Natural de São Miguel – O Centro de Reabilitação de Aves Selvagens de São Miguel está de parabéns pelo seu 4.º aniversário!

Parque Natural de São Miguel – O Centro de Reabilitação de Aves Selvagens de São Miguel está de parabéns pelo seu 4.º aniversário!

Aug. 17, 2020 read more
Parque Natural de São Jorge – A Casa do Parque de São Jorge está de parabéns pelo seu 8.º aniversário!

Parque Natural de São Jorge – A Casa do Parque de São Jorge está de parabéns pelo seu 8.º aniversário!

Aug. 15, 2020 read more
Sistema de depósito de embalagens não reutilizáveis de bebidas com prémio por devolução

Sistema de depósito de embalagens não reutilizáveis de bebidas com prémio por devolução

Aug. 13, 2020 read more
Parque Natural do Pico - A Casa dos Vulcões celebra o seu primeiro aniversário!

Parque Natural do Pico - A Casa dos Vulcões celebra o seu primeiro aniversário!

July 9, 2020 read more
São Miguel Nature Park - 12th anniversary

São Miguel Nature Park - 12th anniversary

July 8, 2020 read more
Programa Sofia Inspira – Iniciativa da ERP Portugal e Novo Verde

Programa Sofia Inspira – Iniciativa da ERP Portugal e Novo Verde

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Furnas Research and Monitoring Centre - 9th Anniversary

Furnas Research and Monitoring Centre - 9th Anniversary

July 1, 2020 read more
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