COVID-19 is the disease caused by the new coronavírus (SARS-COV-2). This pandemic started three months ago and we are already feeling changes in our lives. But, what’re the environmental impacts of it?
Montijo: An option for the future or an announced crime?
“There is no plan B for the Montijo airport”, said António Costa, Prime Minister of Portugal, to TSF radio when one more blockade was imposed to the construction of the new Portuguese aerial platform, this time coming from the city council. In the last few months, the progress in the works of the construction of the new airport has been none, and the oppositions, in a huge number.
Portugal sends a thousand seeds to “Noah’s ark”
On February 25th, Banco Português de Germoplasma Vegetal delivered 972 samples of corn, beans and wheat to the world ‘seed vault’ in Norway.
Disinfecting the streets, infecting the environment?
Currently, many counties are opting for street disinfection in order to prevent the disease “SARS-CoV-2”. This measure is not mandatory and is causing many discussions and a lot of controversy. According to the Director – General of Health Services (DGS), in relation to disinfection, said that, “There is no scientific evidence that they are effective” and therefore “it is not a measure that is recommended”.
Youth of today will take the decisions of tomorrow.
Martina Mifsud, Malta – 23 years old These were the powerful words of Ms. Linda Torkhani, a Tunisian 17-year-old activist who uses theatre play as a platform for her stand about human […]
Renewable Energy- Is it just cheaper electricity bills?
Martina Mifsud, Malta – 23 years old The first adjectives which come to mind (at least, I’m betting, for most people) upon hearing the phrase ‘renewable energy’ are probably ‘cheap’ (bills) and […]
All about Crested Geckos
To those who may not know me, I’m Kristin, also known as “The Sassy Zoologist” and have been a YRE Alumni for almost 7 years now. The journey has been nothing, but […]
What happens post 1.5?
Martina Mifsud, Malta – 23 years old According to the Climate Action Tracker (CAT) Warming Projections Global Update- December 2018, as presented by Prof. Richard Betts, Professor of Climate Impacts, University of […]