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Shepard
Shepard near Colos, Baixo Alentejo (Foto by Polaa Rocks)

Eco-Communities

Iberian Peninsula: Boom in Eco-Sites

Eco-Communities
Portugal, Spain and the Basque Country are overflowing with eco-communities. They come in all shapes and sizes, from the North to the South, centred around varying interests, there’s something to suit everyone! These communities collaborate on large-scale projects: an alternative, free education network, a permaculture cooperative and even a bartering Read More >>>

Sustainability on Local Level: ECO-Freguesia XXI Award 2018/19

Alentejo
SUSTAINABILITY ON LOCAL LEVEL   The ECO-Freguesias XXI project is an initiative promoted by the Associação Bandeira Azul Da Europa (ABAE), an association that works with portuguese local communities (freguesias) to develop eco-communities or sustainable communities.   Eco-Freguesias XXI is part of the ECOXXI Program and focuses on the local communities, Read More >>>

Environment

Government is Funding Renovation of Eucalyptus in Areas like Pedrógão

Environment
Original Article in portuguese: www.publico.pt European funds access contest was announced on 9th, involves support of 9 million euros, and is contested by the Left Block that asks for its annulation. Government has already reacted. The government has opened a tender to support reforestation, with eucalyptus, of areas that already have Read More >>>

14 years since big fires in South Portugal – what has changed?

Environment
  Gonçalo Ribeiro Telles: This interview is 14 years old but could have been given today original article in portuguese.: https://visao.sapo.pt/actualidade/portugal/2017-06-20-Goncalo-Ribeiro-Telles-Esta-entrevista-tem-14-anos-mas-podia-ter-sido-dada-hoje by ALEXANDRA CORREIA . In the first 15 days of August 2003, about 300,000 hectares were burned in our country. The strong fires of Oleiros, Sertã and Aljezur made the headlines Read More >>>

March: Land Clearing – What Land Owners Have to Do Now

Alentejo
In the Facebook group “Alerta de Incêndio Florestal/Forest Fire Alert!”(Algarve and lower Alentejo) more specific information and explanation were shared about the new law for fire prevention in Portugal that land owners have to implement until March 15, 2018 – because there are many questions now about what to do Read More >>>

Nature

Tree of the year 2018 Aguas de Moura, Alentejo, Portugal

Alentejo

Sustainability on Local Level: ECO-Freguesia XXI Award 2018/19

Alentejo
SUSTAINABILITY ON LOCAL LEVEL   The ECO-Freguesias XXI project is an initiative promoted by the Associação Bandeira Azul Da Europa (ABAE), an association that works with portuguese local communities (freguesias) to develop eco-communities or sustainable communities.   Eco-Freguesias XXI is part of the ECOXXI Program and focuses on the local communities, Read More >>>

May 7-13: European Week in the Alentejo – Museum’s Day

Alentejo
From May 7-13, 2018 the European Week will be celebrated in the Alentejo with an “Open Door Week” with free entrance to several heritage sites and monuments, and other acitivities. 2018 is also the European Year of Cultural Heritage. The intention of the European Week is to wake the interest of young people in Read More >>>

March: Land Clearing – What Land Owners Have to Do Now

Alentejo
In the Facebook group “Alerta de Incêndio Florestal/Forest Fire Alert!”(Algarve and lower Alentejo) more specific information and explanation were shared about the new law for fire prevention in Portugal that land owners have to implement until March 15, 2018 – because there are many questions now about what to do Read More >>>

March: New Law for Fire Prevention for Land Owners

Alentejo
On February 16, 2018, the Tax and Customs Authority (Autoridade Tributária e Aduaneira <info@at.gov.pt>) sent the following email to registered persons about the new law for fire prevention that has to be realized by land owners until March 15, 2018. Campanha para a prevenção de incêndios – Campaign for Fire Read More >>>

Alentejo 2020

Alentejo 2020 – More money is coming this summer

Alentejo 2020
Alentejo 2020 – Alentejo Regional Operational Program  Until December of 2017, enterprises in the Alentejo could apply for financial promotion from the EU Infrastructure Program ALENTEJO 2020. A list of the approved projects can be seen here. As we were told in the office of the Associação de Desenvolvimento do Read More >>>

What is Alentejo 2020?

Alentejo 2020
The Alentejo 2020 Regional Operational Programme (ROP) is the main funding instrument available to the region for the implementation of its development strategy in the period 2014-2020.   ROP Alentejo will receive €1082.9m from EU funds: €898.2m (ERDF) and €184.7m (European Social Fund). 10 strategic priorities have been established within Read More >>>

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Special Seminar

**THETA HEALING BASIC** – SEMINAR – November 2018 – Alentejo

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