Climate Change

Porto Santo Center of the Professional School of Hotel and Tourism involves students in combating marine litter

Porto Santo Center of the Professional School of Hotel and Tourism involves students in combating marine litter

Teachers and students participated in various activities during the week of the Underwater Photography and Video World Championship. Between the 4th and the 8th of October, within the scope of the "Porto Santo Sem Lixo Marinho" (Porto Santo Without Marine Waste) project, the Professional School of Hotel and Tourism (Porto Santo hub) developed practical activities ...

Amateur Photography, Video and Painting Competition brings together 60 Students from Porto Santo Schools

Amateur Photography, Video and Painting Competition brings together 60 Students from Porto Santo Schools

Organization of the world championship awards prizes to the students of the schools involved. The Contest “SDG#14 – Ocean and Coastal Zones” took place from September 21st to October 6th and had the participation of 60 students from schools in Porto Santo. The competition was part of the awareness campaign of the "Porto Santo Sem ...

Cleaning Campaign in Coastal Areas collects 110 kg of garbage

Cleaning Campaign in Coastal Areas collects 110 kg of garbage

Cleaning campaign in coastal areas collects 110 kg of garbage. On October 8th, within the scope of the "Porto Santo Sem Lixo Marinho" (Porto Santo Without Marine Waste) project, a joint cleanup campaign was carried out between the local community and the organization of the Underwater Photography and Video World Championship, in Porto Santo. The ...

Students from Porto Santo participate in a Workshop to raise awareness of Marine Waste

Students from Porto Santo participate in a Workshop to raise awareness of Marine Waste

Initiative framed in the World Underwater Photography and Video Championship. Between October 6th and 8th, workshops were held with students from the Porto Santo Schools, at the Ilha Dourada naval club. The action aimed to sensitize young people to one of the biggest environmental problems: marine waste. Within the framework of the "Porto Santo Sem ...

PAB_LivingLab project highlights Air Quality at European Researchers’ Night

PAB_LivingLab project highlights Air Quality at European Researchers’ Night

Last September 24th, the projects PAB_LivingLab, LIFE Index-Air, Hospital Sudoe 4.0, 3SqAir and ClimACT promoted together two Science Cafés about Air Quality, in the scope of the European Researchers' Night. The initiative took place in two different spaces: in the afternoon the event took place at the National Museum of Natural History and Science and ...

Cleaning campaign in coastal areas collects 24 kg of marine litter

Cleaning campaign in coastal areas collects 24 kg of marine litter

On the 18th of September, a cleaning campaign was carried out in coastal areas, which involved 8 volunteers in the collection of 24 kg of garbage, including plastic. The initiative of the "Porto Santo Sem Lixo Marinho" (Porto Santo Without Marine Waste~) project was associated with the International Coastal Cleaning Day, promoted by the Oceano ...

Amateur Photography, Video and Painting Contest on Ilha Dourada

Amateur Photography, Video and Painting Contest on Ilha Dourada

Porto Santo schools can receive an underwater camera. Between September 21 and October 6 (until 12:00), an amateur photography, video and painting competition will take place on Porto Santo Island, promoted by the entities involved in the project "Porto Santo Sem Lixo Marinho" (Porto Santo Without Marine Waste) and framed in the World Championship of ...

This summer, João and Tristão are calling for a Porto Santo without marine waste

This summer, João and Tristão are calling for a Porto Santo without marine waste

On World Nature Conservation Day, the Porto Santo Sem Lixo Marinho (Porto Santo Without Marine Waste) campaign makes known João and Tristão, the mascots that represent it and that will appeal to residents and visitors to protect the island's biodiversity and reduce plastic waste. A ilha do Porto Santo recebe dois ajudantes especiais, o João ...

PAB_LivingLab partner entities meet to visit Adão Barata Park, in Loures

PAB_LivingLab partner entities meet to visit Adão Barata Park, in Loures

The state of play regarding the implementation of the first activities planned in the context of the project, financial issues associated with it and the definition of the image that will represent it were some of the themes under analysis during the meeting. In the afternoon of July 13th, the partner entities made their first ...

“Porto Santo Sem Lixo Marinho” presents results on the identification and management of plastic waste

“Porto Santo Sem Lixo Marinho” presents results on the identification and management of plastic waste

The project's partner entities presented the results of the work that has been developed around the identification, monitoring and management of plastic waste, having also established commitments for community management, including adherence to the Informal Certification Seal.   On the afternoon of June 23, the Cultural and Congress Center of Porto Santo hosted an event ...