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E.g., 27/07/2021
E.g., 27/07/2021

New research and innovation hub on the site of the former fish market

21 July 2021

Urban planning. The site has an area of 46,000 square metres and will help boost the area around the Ciutadella as a leading hub for knowledge in Europe.

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Ada Colau, vicepresidenta europea de la Comissió Directiva de C40 Cities

Ada Colau is elected to lead in Europe the global network of cities that face the climate emergency

21 July 2021

Ada Colau takes over from the Mayor of London, Sadiq Khan, in the leadership of the C40 Cities network in Europe.

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Permanently reducing pollution to 2020 levels would prevent 600 deaths in Barcelona every year

19 July 2021

Air quality. Particle levels fell too, but only moderately and not to the levels set by the WHO.

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Seeds: a common good increasingly concentrated in the hands of the few

19 July 2021

Seeds are a common good, and until a few decades ago, any attempt to restrict the freedom to reproduce them would have been considered absurd, a breach of the basic norms of civilised coexistence.

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Awards for three innovative and creative sustainable tourism initiatives

14 July 2021

Sustainable tourism. The FuTurisme awards recognise the projects Disvoize, Caram Caram and Emotion History.

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Prospección y recogida de muestras y ejemplares vivos de triton del Montseny (Calotriton arnoldi), con Felix Amat y Daniel Guinart. Parc Natural del Montseny, Cataluña. Projecte Life Trito.

Over 320 endemic brook newts bred in captivity get released into streams in Montseny!

14 July 2021

Environment and sustainability. Barcelona Zoo takes part in a programme to reintroduce this species, the only vertebrate endemic to Catalonia and the most endangered amphibian in Europe.

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Monitoring and control of mosquito risk extended to 81 areas

10 July 2021

Health. The number of areas being monitored in low-income areas has been extended, taking into account inequalities in health.

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Artificial reefs at the Port Olímpic to recover biodiversity along the city coast

09 July 2021

Environment. Work is under way to install blocks of rugged concrete with cavities at the sea wall of the Port Olímpic, helping to boost biological diversity and safety in the area during storms.

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A healthy and sustainable summer menu reaches restaurants

08 July 2021

Environment. During the hottest months, the restaurants taking part in the Seasons Menu will be offering a summer menu based on seasonal produce and promoting healthy eating.

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