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Valencia, leading by example

A couple of months ago we wrote about the participation of Santa Pola Council in the Urban GreenUp programme.  This programme aims to develop nature based tools and solutions to improve the urban environment. Our council’s  involvement in the programme requires it to commit to learning from the Urban GreenUp programme with an aim to
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Water, water everywhere

A drive inland from Alicante is an area of great beauty and history; Tibi. This craggy district was formerly the boundary between the kingdoms of Aragon and Castille and is still a linguistic watershed between Castilian Spanish and Valenciano speakers. Its even earlier history is marked by the Islamic period castle whose remains can still
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Reto global. Acción local?

Mientras escribimos este artículo, los líderes mundiales se reúnen en Egipto en la cumbre COP 27 donde se van a discutir medidas para abordar el desafío del cambio climático global. El cambio climático es uno de varios problemas interrelacionados que amenazan el mundo natural y la civilización humana: la extinción de especies, la desertificación, la
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Global Challenge. Local Action?

As we write this article the world’s leaders are meeting in Egypt at the COP 27 summit conference to discuss measures to address the challenge of global climate change. Climate change is one of several interrelated issues threatening the natural world and human civilisation: Species extinction, desertification, degradation of soil and the acidification and pollution
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