Tag: nature

Mayor who wants to destroy hundreds of trees: “They are not local”

Mayor who wants to destroy hundreds of trees: “They are not local”

During a scorching summer across Europe, a mayor decided to cut down hundreds of trees on the island of La Gomera, part of the Canary archipelago in Spain, due to landscaping and urban management. According to Angelica Padilla, who was re-elected in May, this is a beautification operation aimed at removing “non-native” trees. Dozens of […]

Mayor who wants to destroy hundreds of trees: “They are not local”

Mayor who wants to destroy hundreds of trees: “They are not local”

During a scorching summer across Europe, a mayor decided to cut down hundreds of trees on the island of La Gomera, part of the Canary archipelago in Spain, due to landscaping and urban management. According to Angelica Padilla, who was re-elected in May, this is a beautification operation aimed at removing “non-native” trees. Dozens of […]

“Green” EU regulations. Karski: ECR amendments are small positive “droplets”

“Green” EU regulations. Karski: ECR amendments are small positive “droplets”

These amendments are such small positive “drops” in the law, which unfortunately do not benefit the whole – says Prof. Karol Karski. The European Parliament adopted its position on Wednesday on the “recovery of the Union’s natural resources”, the so-called Nature Restoration Act. Regulations that are harmful to European agriculture have been softened to some […]

Italy says ‘no’ to European laws to protect biodiversity

Italy says ‘no’ to European laws to protect biodiversity

Italy voted against the European law on the restoration of nature, a text deemed necessary for the conservation of biodiversity in Europe. However, European environment ministers meeting in Brussels approved the text, which provides “general direction”, albeit a deeply attenuated version of the original text proposed by the European Commission. Despite the “watered down” document, […]

The law that defends biodiversity in balance is one step away from destroying the popular

The law that defends biodiversity in balance is one step away from destroying the popular

Environmental issues continue to divide the European Parliament, as the centre-right has almost succeeded in bringing an important regulation, namely the law of restoration of nature, into discussion. While the text of the provision should be approved by the Environment Commission today, the fierce opposition of the public, conservatives and the extreme right, who tried […]

Europe wants to return 1 million hectares to biodiversity (taking them away from Italian farmers)

Europe wants to return 1 million hectares to biodiversity (taking them away from Italian farmers)

Is it okay to give up part of agricultural production to preserve biodiversity? This is the dilemma that is at the center of the debate in the European Parliament about the law of restoration of nature (Nature Restoration Law). The legislation proposed by the European Commission in June 2022 will be the first to set […]

Mayor Verde provides financial support to plant-loving ecosexuals

Mayor Verde provides financial support to plant-loving ecosexuals

The decision by France’s mayor of Lyon to subsidize a performance by ‘ecosexual’ artists, artists who make love to plants, with public money, a gesture designed as a form of struggle for the good of the planet, is causing controversy. The controversy sparked when the representative of the Républicains, Pierre Oliver, shared a video from […]

Bogotá, a place that is ‘at the peak’ of nature

Bogotá, a place that is ‘at the peak’ of nature

Climbing the Cerro de Monserrate at 3,152 meters and observing the immensity of the Colombian capital, is one of the most representative attractions of Bogotá in terms of tourism, a place “at the peak” of the magic of nature and which hosts more than 160 thousand monthly visitors. Walking through the La Candelaria sector to […]

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