Environmental groups express support for the measures restricting motorized traffic in the historic center of Palma

12 june 2016 The environmental organizations Amics de la Terra, Ecologists in Action (Ecologistas in Acción) and GOB, the organization of urban cyclists Biciutat de Mallorca, and the state forum of pedestrians “Walking” (“Andando”) adhere to the measures agreed upon by the Palma City Council, which are aimed at restricting motorized traffic in the historic center of the city. In the opinion of these organizations, the measures will result in an increase in the quality of life of the Read more...

April 2016: 30 days on your bike – are you in?

30 Days of Biking is a grass-roots and community movement with the mission to promote routine, daily cycling. There's only one rule: "Pedal anywhere -- round the block, 20km to work, an evening ride or whatever´s best for you -- every day during the 30 days of April and share your adventures online." 30 Days of Biking promotes regular, daily cycling because using a bike improves our lives, looks after planet Earth and makes our cities a nicer place to be. The 30 Days of Biking Read more...

Amics de la Terra, Biciutat de Mallorca and GOB support a car-free cathedral

Amics de la Terra, Biciutat de Mallorca and GOB support Palma Council's decision to make the immediate area surrounding the magnificent Gothic cathedral free of cars. Parked cars next to the Seu ruin the appearance of this unique building, perhaps the most representative of our city, in which, on the other hand, pedestrians should have priority. Transport emissions pollution also blacken buildings' walls. The trend - in line with what's happening in many towns and cities in our Read more...

Join us to celebrate Park(ing) Day! (10am-3pm, Fri 18 Sep 2015)

* PARK(ING) DAY Park(ing) Day is a worldwide event to reclaim the streets for people, reducing the number of cars. Its aim is for people to realise, if only for one day, how public spaces are invaded by cars, whether driving around or parked up, as well as how they reduce our quality of life: traffic jams, air and noise pollution, and taking over areas for everyone. It's a completely unsustainable model that we'd like to change, so we're heading to the street to raise Read more...

Talk: Co-operation and experiences in Nicaragua and El Salvador (7pm, Wed 28 September 2011)

We invite you to join us for a talk on 'Co-operation and experiences in Nicaragua and El Salvador' by Rebeca Moreno from Amigos de la Tierra. She will share her two-month trip on behalf of Amics de la Terra Balears to the co-operation projects that we have in Central America and which have the support of the Balearic government's International Co-operation Agency. Location: 7pm, Casal de Entidades (Espacio Solidario, c. Ramón Berenger III, 20 bajos, just one minute from our office), Read more...
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