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New Algarve tourist project “very difficult”

The Minister of the Environment has stated that it will be "very difficult" to advance with a tourist project in Lagoa dos... In News, Portugal, Tourism, Business, Environment - 02 Oct 2023, 11:02

This investment is part of the strategic plan which includes wind, solar, green hydrogen and energy storage technologies.

54% of Portugal’s electricity is now generated by renewable energy

In Opinion, Sustainability - 30 Sep 2023, 14:02

Brussels warns Portugal about failures in wastewater treatment

In News, Portugal, Environment - 29 Sep 2023, 09:05



Solar power plant project “counter-productive”

€1.7 billion for new solar plants

The European Investment Bank (EIB) has approved financing of up to €1.7 billion for the... In News, Business, Portugal, Environment, Europe - 25 Sep 2023, 16:02

Emissions on Portugal´s roads increase by 6.2%

In News, Environment - 18 Sep 2023, 13:08

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Essential things for a holiday

It starts before you even leave the house! In Lifestyle, Travel, Curiosity - 01 Oct 2023, 19:01

Spreading Forró across the globe

Forró is a popular genre of music and dance from Northeastern Brazil, which is based on a... In Music, Lifestyle

How hard is it to fill in a form?

Everyone’s done a few in the past In Opinion, Lifestyle


Solar power plant project “counter-productive”

First “large-scale” solar project connected to the grid

Greenvolt has completed the connection of the Tábua Solar Power Station to the national electricity grid, considered the first... In News, Portugal, Business, Environment, Sustainability - 23 Aug 2023, 14:05

Editor's Choice

End of NHR tax relief for non habitual residents in Portugal

In News, Portugal, Property - 03 Oct 2023, 11:32

Government approves toll price reductions

In News, Portugal - 28 Sep 2023, 15:02


Coimbra is home to some of the cheapest house prices in Portugal.

More green spaces to combat rising temperatures

A researcher studying the climate in Coimbra has concluded that small green spaces, such as trees on Avenida Sá da Bandeira, are... In News, Portugal, Environment, Central, Renature - 31 Aug 2023, 08:05

EDP to plant 42,000 trees to compensate for cutting cork oaks

EDP Renewables has informed that the compensation plan for cutting cork oaks in the... In News, Portugal, Environment, Renature - 12 Aug 2023, 16:05

Other Environment Articles

Radioactive Pigs

A new study by the journal Environmental Science & Technology has noticed that... In Europe, World, Environment - 16 Sep 2023, 19:31

On the Elephant Trail

In Vietnam, The Humane Society International, in cooperation with Dong Nai Province, is... In Asia, World, Environment - 16 Sep 2023, 15:31

Seed Drop

51-year-old Brazilian stunt performer Luigi Cani last year dropped from the skies above... In South America, World, Environment - 16 Sep 2023, 13:31

Generating power from the sea in Portugal - it’s working

Harnessing the power of the Atlantic waves to generate electricity has been a long-term... In Opinion, Environment - 15 Sep 2023, 12:05

Algae back on Algarve beaches

Asian alga (Rugulopteryx okamurae) is back on Algarve beaches. In News, Portugal, Environment, Algarve - 14 Sep 2023, 16:02

Red fire ant arrived now in Europe

The invasive species has already become established in Italy and could soon reach the... In News, Portugal, Environment - 13 Sep 2023, 07:55