Monchique

Two brothers saved Monchique’s convent from the fire

Source: sapos.pt August 11, 2018 Original article in portuguese: by Rosa Ramos sapos.pt This is a story of courage and resilience. Two brothers lived for almost 40 years in a monastery in ruins in Monchique. Alone, they faced the fire and saved the monument.    Antonio is confused and intrigued these days: when Read More >>>
Environment

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

  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 >>>
Alentejo

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

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 >>>
Alentejo

March: New Law for Fire Prevention for Land Owners

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 >>>