Five activities to mark World Environment Day. Join us!

As every year, Amics de la Terra will take part in activities to mark World Environment Day. You already know that we remember to care for the planet every day and carry out related activities, but this day encompasses the work and actions of many organisations and administrations in the fight to protect the environment. The date of 5 June was set by the General Assembly of the United Nations (UN) in Resolution 2994 (XXVII) on 15 December 1972. It marked the opening of the Stockholm Read more...

21 May: Environmental Volunteering Day to clean the coastline of Cabrera National Park

Amics de la Terra will be joining the Environmental Day and the cleaning of Cabrera National Park organized by Palma Aquarium, the Consulate of the Environment, Agriculture and Fishing and the National Waterfront Park of the archipelago of Cabrera. The program consists of the release of recovered turtles into the wild by Palma Aquarium, the removing of debris from the land and sea, classification of the debris, an environmental discussion, food, distribution of diplomas and Read more...

Photos: forest and biomass clear-up, and reforestation at Son Honorat (31 Oct 2015)

A dozen Amics de la Terra members and volunteers carried out forest clear-up and reforestation tasks at Son Honorat in Algaida. The forest clear-up is a fire prevention measure and all the undergrowth that was taken away will be left to dry out to be later chipped and used as biomass. Sixty native trees were also planted to help regenerate the area. Care and maintenance of the trees to ensure their survival will be carried out by Son Honorat staff and regular volunteers. We took Read more...

Can you help us? Where to save waste by re-using

This summer, we want to draw attention to as many resources as possible for re-using things that we don't use anymore, or for repairing those that no longer work. The aim is to turn this information into a national directory, which will be the result of all the local Amigos de la Tierra groups working together. We're interested in showing alternatives for reducing the quantity of clothes, furniture, white goods, bikes, electronic products and tools that we throw into the rubbish. All Read more...

World Environment Day photos (Blanquerna Fair, 6 June 2015)

On World Environment Day, Amics de la Terra took part in the DIADA DEL MEDIO AMBIENTE 2015 (organised by the Santa Pagesa community group in partnership with the Balearic Envornmental Sciences Professionals Association) on Calle Blanquerna, Palma. At the event, Amics de la Terra raffled five energy audits (worth 300 EUR each) among everyone that took part in the 'Spot the Difference' game on our stand. The game involved searching for the differences between posters or drawings of the Read more...

Pep Lemon outing photos (30 May 2015)

On Saturday, we went to an Agroilla finca in Ariany to learn about how Pep Lemon lemonade (a 100% Mallorcan product) is created, made and sold. We helped to collect lemons, were shown hydroponic tomato crops and enjoyed a snack comprising local products and Pep Lemon drinks. Huge thanks to Carme, Gabrielle and Maria for showing us around!
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