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?
“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.
On February 25th, Banco Português de Germoplasma Vegetal delivered 972 samples of corn, beans and wheat to the world ‘seed vault’ in Norway.
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”.
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
By Kristin Rodrigo, Canada, 23 years old Earlier this January of 2020, I received the wonderful invitation to attend La Nuit Des Idées in Paris, France, as a representative for the Young […]
Article written by João Pedro Costa, Portugal In an event that brought together children and adults, on January 11 2020, Lisbon was marked official as the Green European Capital for 2020. The […]