Climate Change

Madrid was the meeting place for the “(e)mission (im)possible” partner organizations

Madrid was the meeting place for the “(e)mission (im)possible” partner organizations

The second kick-off meeting of the European project "(e)mission (im)possible" was held between the 16th and 17th of May, in Madrid, in which the representatives of the partner entities took part. The aim was to develop the structure and visual identity of the Massive Open Online Course (MOOC), a certified online course, available in 5 ...

Porto Santo is fighting to reduce marine waste

Porto Santo is fighting to reduce marine waste

In the last 20 months, cleaning campaigns have been carried out in Porto Santo Island, as part of the "Porto Santo Sem Lixo Marinho " project, with the participation of about 561 volunteers, of which 352 were adults and 209 were children/youth. The increasing amount of marine litter, especially plastic, in coastal areas and beaches ...

Cleaning campaign in coastal areas collects 130Kg of marine waste

Cleaning campaign in coastal areas collects 130Kg of marine waste

On March 22, 25, 31 and April 29, four cleaning campaigns were held with the 8th-grade classes of the B+S School Professor Dr Francisco de Freitas Branco. The actions aimed to raise the students' awareness of the marine litter problem and the need to continuously promote the Ocean's protection. The activities are carried out under ...

Municipality of Loures inaugurates Children’s Park that lights up with the movement of children

Municipality of Loures inaugurates Children’s Park that lights up with the movement of children

A very special recreational area for children, in Loures, has been created. On April 29th, the Municipality of Loures opened a Children's Park as part of the "PAB_LivingLab ― Vive a Descarbonização no Parque Adão Barata", a project funded by the EEA Grants Environment Program, whose objective is the adoption of sustainable lifestyles. The decarbonisation ...

Municipality of Loures promotes Sustainable Mobility Under the project PAB_LivingLab

Municipality of Loures promotes Sustainable Mobility Under the project PAB_LivingLab

Workshops that teach citizens how to ride a bike without neglecting its maintenance are one of the activities that aim to mobilise citizens to adopt behaviours compatible with sustainable development. Between April 2022 and March 2024, the Municipality of Loures promotes a set of sustainable mobility workshops developed within the scope of the project, “PAB_LivingLab ...

Workshop on Air Quality and Green Space Management brings together 26 participants

Workshop on Air Quality and Green Space Management brings together 26 participants

The initiative took place on March 30, under the project "PAB_LivingLab - Vive a Descarbonização no Parque Adão Barata". On the morning of March 30, the Municipality of Loures held a workshop on the importance of air quality and its relationship with the management of green spaces, which took place in the Environmental Education Center, located in ...

Local shops located meet to discuss concerns associated with sustainable production and consumption

Local shops located meet to discuss concerns associated with sustainable production and consumption

The meeting took place at the Auditorium of the Adão Barata Park Building (PAB) in Loures. It is the first of a series of dynamic sessions with this Working Group, in the scope of the PAB_LivingLab – Vive a Descarbonização no Parque Adão Barata project. On March 10th, the first meeting of the Working Group that will ...

There are already 36 establishments in Porto Santo with the “Porto Santo without Plastic in the Sea” Label

There are already 36 establishments in Porto Santo with the “Porto Santo without Plastic in the Sea” Label

The first informal certification Seals, promoted under the "Porto Santo Without Marine Waste" project, were delivered on were delivered on 23 June 2021 to the committed restaurants, hotels and shops to adopting good practices and meeting a set of targets in terms of reducing potential marine waste. The presentation of the informal certification Seal and ...

Adão Barata Park, in Loures, has a new Sustainable Waste Management Plan

Adão Barata Park, in Loures, has a new Sustainable Waste Management Plan

The project “PAB_LivingLab – Vive a Decarbonização no Parque Adão Barata”, financed by the EEA Grants, launches a Sustainable Waste Management Plan (PGSR). It aims to improve the current waste collection system at Parque Adão Barata (PAB) by installing containers to deposit waste oil, corks, batteries and books. The PGSR allows waste management at the ...

PAB_LivingLab already has an Institutional Place in a Digital Context

PAB_LivingLab already has an Institutional Place in a Digital Context

The project's website financed by the EEA Grants was launched on December 15th and is now available for consultation in Portuguese and English versions. On December 15th, the official website of the project PAB_LivingLab – Vive a descarbonização no Parque Adão Barata (PAB_LivingLab - Live the Decarbonization in Parque Adão Barata) was launched: a project financed ...