Submarine Rail Linking Morocco and Spain Gets UN Push

Green Prophet

The United Nations Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) is pushing to revive a thirty year old plan to build a submarine rail link between Morocco and Spain , local Moroccan press reports. Transportation development Spain submarine rail trade transportation underwater railway UNECOSOC

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Greenpeace ship Arctic Sunrise detained in Spain following oil protest

Green Blog

The Ministry of Public Works and Transportation in Spain has detained the Arctic Sunrise, a ship operated by Greenpeace International, while an investigation is completed into the peaceful anti-oil drilling protest, which took place in the waters off Canary Islands this past weekend.

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Warning that transgenic maize in Spain could spread uncontrollably

Green (Living) Review

As evidenced by the organisations, the ancestor of cultivated maize, teosinte, is widely invading agricultural landscapes in several regions of Spain where, in some cases, the genetically engineered maize MON810 is also cultivated which is producing an insecticidal protein.

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Hertz rents electric bikes in Spain

Green Traveler Guides

A fter a smooth test ride in London earlier this year, Hertz is expanding its electric bicycle rentals to Spain. Hertz rents electric bikes in Spain is a post from: Green Traveler Guides. | Green Travel News |.

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AORA’s Solar Sun Tulip Says Ola Sol in Spain

Green Prophet

With a 35 meter high sun-ray collection tower and about 50 mirrors positioned to direct the sun, Israel’s AORA is about to flip the switch on its latest solar power plant in Spain. Watch out for AORA as they flip the switch in Spain on February 7. :: AORA.

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$571m solar power plant planned for Spain

EcoFriend

Currently the western expanse of Spain dubbed as Extremadura, is planning to construct a photovoltaic power plant, the largest of its kind, in the region. Mridul Jerath: The power of the Sun has delivered a large number of solar photovoltaic systems across the world over the past decade.

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Alvaro Siza makes it easier to visit the spectacular Alhambra palace in Spain

Green Prophet

Design Alvaro Siza eco-tourism Granada Moorish architecture Moors Spain sustainable design The Alhambra Gate World Heritage site

Greece and Spain are just the beginning

Green (Living) Review

by Michael Smith (Veshengro) Greece and Spain are just the beginning, the rest of the EU is going to follow sooner or later, including Germany Anyone who thinks that the Euro crisis and the crisis in the European Union is going to stop with Greece and Spain better have a contingency plan and a good one at that.

Why I’m Leaving Tomorrow to Walk across Spain.

Elephant Journal

Adventure Inspiring (Wow) Non-New-Agey Spirituality (Religion, Philosophy) Z ADMIN Spirituality Featured Today camino de santiago quest searching seeking Spain walkingIt doesn’t matter where we go, for how long or what we look for. What matters is that we walk.

Field Notes: Spain Still Big on Green

Green Prophet

European countries, especially Spain are becoming stronger on green projects like renewable energy and recycling. Read more on solar energy and recycling in Spain and in the Mid East: Greenpeace Israel Begins Urban Recycling Campaign.

Birds of Spain

10,000 Birds

Spain, with its vibrant culture and natural beauty, has always been at the top of my list of countries to visit. Raúl Tomás of Wildglimpses just put together a brief but breathtaking look at the birds of Spain. Destinations Spain video

Spain to ban photos and videos of cops

Green (Living) Review

Spain to ban photos and videos of cops by Michael Smith (Veshengro) Spain’s government is drafting a law that bans the photographing and filming of members of the police. Police protection or citizen censorship? The Interior Ministry assures they are not cracking down on freedom of expression, but protecting the lives of law enforcement officers.

Indoor Ski Slopes from Ski Dubai Goes Carbon Neutral in Spain

Green Prophet

But the one in Spain will be carbon neutral. ” And while Barcelona, like most of Spain has a chronic water problem, it is less serious than Dubai, where virtually all its water comes from desalinization. Lifestyle & Culture Travel & Nature carbon neutral Dubai SpainBarcelona hopes to have an indoor ski slope as nice as Ski Dubai (pictured), but carbon neutral. Barcelona is not as hot as places like Abu Dhabi and Dubai, which now has an indoor snow ski slope.

Wind power in Spain reaches an historic high in March 2011

Green (Living) Review

By Michael Smith (Veshengro) Madrid, Spain: Wind power became Spain's main source of electricity for the first time ever in April 2011 and wind farms accounted for 21 percent of demand and reached a monthly record, which is 5.0 Spain is a country renowned for its focus on renewable energy but very few people will have realized how much energy Spain derives from wind rather than, as people might like to assume, solar.

A Mongoose and 'A Hill in Spain' | Wend Blog

Wend Magazine

‘A Hill in Spain’ shows off Akrigg’s characteristic skill and finesse, and has some seriously memorable jumps throughout its six minute duration. Get the FREE Wend Digital Edition!

When our Hearts & Souls Find Exactly the Right People, we Transform.

Elephant Journal

Arts & Culture Family, Youth, Enlightened Education Inspiring (Wow) Love & Relationships (see below for Sexy) Z ADMIN Family Featured Today connection friendship getting to know people making friends metamorphosis Spain spanish story tellingShe then stands up as if she were on stage and makes gestures that suggest Juan Carlos has a big nose, big hands and a big everything else below the waistline, which she comically animates, results in great.

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The sun is privatized in Spain

Green (Living) Review

The sun is privatized in Spain. yes yes you read correctly, in Spain totally unlike Europe, who generate a toll is imposed electricity and inject the en.

Track the Sun-Powered Solar Impulse Flight to Spain and Morocco

Green Prophet

As I write this, the Solar Impulse is traveling 94.2 km/h at an altitude of 7,016 meters en route to Madrid, where co-pilots Bertrand Piccard and André Borschberg will switch seats before leaving for their final destination Morocco.

Catalonian Spring

10,000 Birds

In the end, it was birding that has taken him from his native Serbia, across the Balkans and Turkey, to the very borders of the Old World: East Anglia and Spain, southern Africa and India, where he chased that country’s rarest owl. Trips Catalonia Europe Spain

Spain- Taking its foot off the pedal and increasing renewables

Celsias

Last month Spain lowered its maximum speed limit from 120kmph down to 110kmph to try to save on its fuel bill. Spain depends heavily on imported fuel and about 13% of its oil usually comes from Libya. Lowering the Speed Limit.

Spain Approves Offshore Wind Power

Wind Power Ninja

Spain is truly an international leader in the development of renewable energy and already produce the third most wind energy in the world and the second most solar energy. Despite this, Spain’s massive coastline has remained untapped as a wind energy resource, until now. Earlier this year Spain brought attention to the value of wind energy when they set a record for wind power generation with 11,180 megawatts from a strong wind. Government / Industry Spain Wind Farm

A small town in Spain fights food waste with a humble refrigerator

Green (Living) Review

The residents of Galdakao, Spain, have tackled food waste in a highly unconventional and creative way. The ingenious "Solidarity Fridge" is located on a public street, where anyone can donate or take leftover food.

Islamic Gardens – They Could Build A Green Muslim Movement

Green Prophet

The palmerals of Elche in Spain are fed by an 800year old water management system developed by the Moors. Religion gardens Islam and environment Muslims Spain UKCan gardens really help promote environmentally friendly behaviour amongst the Muslim community? Mark Bryant says they can.

Karma in Action: Cameraman who Trips Refugee Loses Job & Refugee Gets New One.

Elephant Journal

Enlightened Society (Politics, Active Citizenship, Social Good) Equal Rights Family, Youth, Enlightened Education Sustainability (Business, Entrepreneurship, Livelihood) WAYLON: Today Only awareness cameraman compassion family futbol healing Hungarian job karma life loses new one news refugee soccer Spain Syria trips videoThe refugee is not a refugee any longer.

Spain Ditches Morocco’s Desertec Solar Project Meeting

Green Prophet

Morocco’s ambitious Desertec solar energy project received a setback after Spain failed to show for the official signing of the agreement that aims to transform North Africa’s energy market. Image of solar power plant in Spain , Shutterstock.

TripAdvisor’s Jenny Rushmore: GreenLeaders to be worldwide

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Canada Europe France Germany Ireland Italy Spain Green Travel News Jenny Rushmore TripAdvisor TripAdvisor GreenLeaders | Green Travel News | Eight of ten U.S. travelers are interested in green travel, but only two out of those ten made deliberate eco-friendly travel choices in the past year. So what’s the hangup? Why didn’t the other “interested” travelers go green?

World Wildlife Fund Ousts King of Spain for Elephant Hunting

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The King of Spain gets kicked out of World Wildlife Fund Spain due to hunting in Botswana. Read More The post World Wildlife Fund Ousts King of Spain for Elephant Hunting appeared first on Ecorazzi. Animals Causes News Top News king juan carlos king of spain

Solar Plane Proves Night Flights Possible – Returns to Spain

Green Prophet

The Solar Impulse , the world’s longest solar powered flight has landed back home in Madrid, Spain. The plane’s maiden voyage was from Spain to Morocco, proving that a solar-powered plane could fly both day and night. It’s mission accomplished.

Crossbill Guide to Extremadura: A Review

10,000 Birds

Reviews Extremadura field guide spainThe second edition of the Crossbill Guide to Extremadura has just been released and – to my delight – a copy arrived in the post for me the other day.

Bike-Sharing Programs Hit the Streets in Over 500 Cities Worldwide

Green Blog

Meanwhile, programs were popping up throughout Italy and Spain like mushrooms after a rainfall. According to figures maintained by Peter Midgley, Italy had 47 bike-sharing programs in 2007, Spain had 36, and France had 18.

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WATCH: Giant Squid Washes Up on Spain Beach

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Read More The post WATCH: Giant Squid Washes Up on Spain Beach appeared first on Ecorazzi. The remains of a giant squid washed up last week in Cantabria. The squid is an elusive species, living in the far depths of the ocean.

Why Barbaric “Sport” as Entertainment Imperatively Needs to End.

Elephant Journal

animal cruelty Barbaric Sport bullfighting bullfighting ban Bullfighting has to End bulls die end bull fights not entertainment SpainAssaulting the bull in this way ensures that the bulls lose vast amounts of blood, so it not only weakens them, but it also instinctively spurs them into a rage causing them to ferociously charge again.

5 Ways Hiking Heals a Broken Heart

Green Prophet

This is what Jeff did, a Couchsurfer who met me in the Sierra Nevada mountains of southern Spain for a weekend of wet walking. Travel & Nature Couchsurfing hiking love nature Sierra Nevada Mountains Spain travel

Green Touch of Spain Pop-Up Shop in Brooklyn

Eco Chic

The Green Touch of Spain, a pop-up shop featuring products from sustainable fashion brands, is open through Friday, May 10th. The Green Touch of Spain is open Monday through Friday 11am-8pm, and Saturday and Sunday from Noon – 8pm from May 2 – 10. Ecoology dresses and blouses.

Want to stay close to nature in Europe? Try mobi-camping!

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Costa Verde Croatia Europe France Spain best mobile home parks for Europe vacations best mobile parks for EU holidays mobi-camping top caravan rental for Europe holiday| It’s Glamping Plus | You know about glamping—luxury camping with the comforts of home.

Why walking can be your best eco-friendly vacation ever

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Black Rock City Community Compostela England Europe France Glastonbury Lake District Nevada North America Spain St. | Healthy Steps For Fun | What if we told you there’s an unforgettable adventure in your future. It will be Instagram-worthy to the max.

Spain Likely to Slash Wind Subsidies

Celsias

While wind turbines operating in Spain are subject to seasonal variations, this year Spain’s total electricity generated by wind power was more than 42,702 gigawatt hours.

Azure-winged Magpies

10,000 Birds

As well as the population found in East Asia, another smaller population also occurred in the Iberian Peninsula, in Spain and Portugal. Was it natural, or were the birds in Spain an introduced population. Still, at least it provides an excuse to go to Spain, or Hong Kong! I’m back! And what a bird I have for you today. The Azure-winged Magpie is a pretty member of the crow family found in Eastern Asia, from Siberia and Japan down to Hong Kong.

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Menorca: a natural paradise in the Spanish Mediterranean

Green Traveler Guides

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France Takes Bullfighting Off Cultural Heritage List

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Usually it is Spain that comes to mind when the subject of bullfighting is Read More The post France Takes Bullfighting Off Cultural Heritage List appeared first on Ecorazzi. Thanks to pressure from animals rights activists, France has removed bullfighting from its cultural heritage list. Animals Causes News Sports Top News

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