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Amics de la Terra launches a web to discover products made in the Serra de Tramuntana

Amics de la Terra Mallorca presents today the website https://made-in-tramuntana.org This web-directory aims to facilitate and promote the consumption of products from the Serra de Tramuntana, that is to say, those of origin and local production that, through their production, preserve the natural and cultural landscape of the Serra, allowing their small farmers and artisans to continue conserving it. Amics de la Terra launches this web, which aims to be a useful tool for both Read more...

Amics de la Terra celebrates the fourth workshop with German tourists in the Serra de Tramuntana

This week we have celebrated the fourth and final day of conservation volunteering with German tourists and residents in the Biniaraix ravine (Barranc de Biniaraix). It been the last of the workshops included on the pilot project carried out by Amics de la Terra with German tourists, aimed at analysing how tourists can actively help in the conservation of the Serra. The first of these volunteering days was in October 2017, the second in April 2018, and the third in October Read more...

Amics de la Terra Mallorca celebrates the recognition, by the GENE 2018 European Award, of its project with the educational centre CEPA Camp Rodó and the Cooperation department of the Balearic Government

Amics de la Terra Mallorca celebrates the recognition, by the GENE 2018 European Award, of its project with the educational centre CEPA Camp Rodó and the Cooperation department of the Balearic Government We celebrate that the video "Life and Hope: Rap on Climate Change", which we developed together with this Adult Education Centre in December 2017, has been recognised by the Global Education Network Europe (GENE), as one of the 20 innovative initiatives in education across Europe, in its Read more...

2018 ended with more tourists and mountain guides getting involved in the conservation of the Serra de Tramuntana with Amics de la Terra.

2018 ended with more tourists and mountain guides getting involved in the conservation of the Serra de Tramuntana with Amics de la Terra. Towards the end of 2018, fifteen German tourists and five volunteers from Amics de la Terra Mallorca spent the day working together in the Biniaraix ravine (Barranc de Binaraix) with in-situ explanations about the natural and cultural heritage of the Serra de Tramuntana. They learned the technique and helped to restore a Read more...

We involve tourists in the conservation of the Serra de Tramuntana

Tourists get involved in the conservation of the Serra de Tramuntana with Amics de la Terra Thursday on 26th of April, thirty people, among German tourists and local people participated in the second volunteer workshop organized by Amics de la Terra Mallorca to help in the environmental recovery of olive trees and dry-stone walls in the Serra de Tramuntana. In this workshop we also tried to improve the tourist’s environmental awareness by understanding the importance of its maintenance Read more...

Results of an environmental survey amongst German hikers in the Serra de Tramuntana

The majority admire the landscape but are not aware of the difficulties to maintain it. Half of them are willing to dedicate one day to voluntary work to improve its conservation. According to a survey carried out recently by volunteers of Friends of the Earth Germany (BUND), the majority of German speaking tourists have visited the Serra de Tramuntana on more than three occasions before and are interested to come back in the future. Half a dozen German volunteers spent several days in Read more...

German tourists work with Amics de la Terra to conserve the Serra de Tramuntana

Last weekend, around 30 people (German tourists and locals) took part in a novel volunteering day organised by Amics de la Terra Mallorca to help recover olive groves and dry-stone walls in the Serra de Tramuntana, thereby raising hiking tourists' awareness of the importance of maintaining them and the challenges in protecting a UNESCO World Heritage site. The volunteering day, which will be repeated several times in 2018, was carried out in partnership with BUND (Friends of the Earth Read more...

Activists celebrate Friends of the Earth’s Day of Action in over 30 countries

Friends of the Earth Spain groups paint various collective murals to call for energy and climate justice. Amics de la Terra Mallorca highlights the island's energy model based on burning coal to produce electricity, widespread use of cars, planes and cruise ships, and oil prospecting threatening our coasts. Take a look at photos from Amics de la Terra Mallorca's Global Day of Action. On 14 October 2017, thousands of Friends of the Earth activists took part in the Global Day of Action Read more...
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