By Andrea Takácsová Slovakia Cleaning and personal care products usually contain various chemicals that can negatively affect our health. Some can cause allergic reactions, hormonal changes and even developmental disorders in children. Their use also […]
THE ROSE’S SECRET: A GIFT OF CARBON DIOXIDE
By Lucia Kľučárová, Slovakia Roses are readily available throughout the year, and a bunch of roses is a common gift for various occasions. We can buy them not only in flower shop […]
If all forests in Latvia are cut down, the forest area will not change or even will increase – what is happening to our forests?
Monta Heidemane, Latvia, 17 years old Latvia can be proud of its forests which cover more than 50% of the country’s territory, Latvian forests are doing excellent, they are managed sustainably – […]
Young people: the key to resolving global problems
Written by Ella and Finlay, Switzerland, 15 years old The world is currently facing several new challenges, including climate change; as a result, the planet needs new ideas. Switzerland is starting to […]
Urban planning and sustainable development: the eternal dilemma for modern towns and cities
Written by Giliane, Loan et Loïc, Switzerland, 17-19-23 years old In 2023, more than ever before, a frenetic race to reconcile ecology and urban space is underway. As a UNESCO-protected town that […]
Blue water, Blue Flag?
With summer approaching and the weather getting hotter, people are looking for ways to cool down and get a break from the high temperatures, to which Lousã offers the perfect solution with its […]
Nature tourism in Lousã: a glimpse into the past
Benefiting from the idyllic scenery of the Lousã saw, nature tourism is highly popular, having experienced a post-pandemic boost. Mainly found in the area surrounding the Schist Villages, this category of tourism […]
Schist villages experience human’s life again
Houses built of schist stone, majestic natural surrounding and high hills – typical image of Schist villages in the heart of Portugal. Even though the scenery is breathtaking, living here was not […]
Will the winds of change blow wildfires away?
Located at the heart of the Lousã saw, the Lousã municipality has not remained immune to the catastrophic fires that threaten the country. Despite its short dimension, in 2022, Portugal registered one […]
“Think Globally, Develop Locally’’
At present times, the balance between nature and society is harder to find and many people start to think on how to attain such a thing, advocating for sustainable development. Some of […]