Environment

Santo Antão: Organizations bet on “liberating” the island of plastics and glass bottles

Porto Novo, May 29 (Inforpress) – Non-governmental organizations, “committed” to promoting the environment in Santo Antão, are betting on innovative projects focused at “ridding” this island of plastics and glass bottles, which pollute this region. This is the case of the Friends of the Paul Foundation in the Netherlands which, through the plastics recycling unit, …

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Brava: Extraction of inert improperly sets the area of ​​greatest risk on the island – Civil Protection

Nova Sintra, May 28 (Inforpress) – The regional coordinator of Civil Protection, Edson Alfama, considered this Monday that the greatest risk areas in the rainy season in Brava are the mines of aggregates, taking into account that the extraction is being done improperly. The person in charge is in the island, working on the preparations …

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DNA informs about food and biodiversity linked to biodiversity

Praia, May 27 (Inforpress) – The National Directorate for the Environment (DNA) promoted a fair on biodiversity on Saturday in Pedonal street, City of Praia, to bring the population more information about Cabo Verdean food and health related to biodiversity. In a statement to Inforpress, DNA Nature Conservation Service director Sónia Araújo said that the …

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Sal Island: ABAE Portugal representative says it’s worth having the Blue Flag award

Santa Maria, May 24 (Inforpress) – The National Blue Flag Portugal Operator (ABAE) representative, Catarina Gonçalves, said that it is worth having the Blue Flag award, whose process should count on the involvement of all entities, since it is complex and time-consuming. Catarina Gonçalves made these considerations at the end of the first national workshop …

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Maio: Maio Biodiversity Foundation for 12 years preserving the island’s natural wealth

Porto Inglês, May 23 (Inforpress) – The marine biologist of the Maio Biodiversity Foundation Sara Ratão defended today that it is necessary “increasingly” to promote and raise awareness on the richness of the island’s biodiversity, so that people can protect endogenous resources. On the occasion of International Day for Biological Diversity, the technician ensured to …

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Cabo Verde needs a stronger regulatory framework for integration between biodiversity and tourism

Praia, May 22 (Inforpress) – Cabo Verde needs to create a stronger regulatory framework with clear ideas on how tourism activities should integrate biodiversity conservation so as to put less pressure on areas closer to the coast. The idea was defended by the National Environment Director, Alexandre Nevsky, who spoke to Inforpress during the International …

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Biodiversity: Study reveals that 20% of species in Cabo Verde are threatened – Environment diretor

Praia, May 22 (Inforpress) – About 20% of the species in Cabo Verde are threatened, and 78% of endemic flora are on the brink of extinction, the national environment director, Alexandre Nevsky, said to Inforpress. In his view, the fact that Cabo Verde is a country made up of islands, its biodiversity is threatened, especially …

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President of INIDA highlights importance of technological innovations in improving agriculture in Cabo Verde

João Teves, May 22 (Inforpress) – The president of the National Institute of Agricultural Research and Development (INIDA), Ângela Moreno, defended on Tuesday that the technological innovations registered in the last 40 years have contributed to the improvement of the agriculture profile in Cabo Verde. Ângela Moreno made the remarks following the celebration of INIDA’s …

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Investments on the waterfronts of Praia value the 17 km of the coast of the municipality, Mayor 

Praia, May 20 (Inforpress) – The Praia municipality has approved the detailed investment plans of Gamboa, Prainha and Quebra Canela to order them, aiming to valorize the 17 kilometers that make up the coast of the municipality and transform the city. The mayor of the city of Praia, Óscar Santos, thus informed Inforpress in an …

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Experts study Chinel lizard “Chioninia vaillantii” in Fogo Island and  Rombos Islet

São Filipe, May 17 (Inforpress) – A technical mission coordinated by researcher Raquel Vasconcelos is in Fogo Island and  Rombos Islet to study the Chinel lizard “Chioninia vaillantii” an endemic species listed as endangered by the International Union for Conservation of Nature. The researcher at the Center for Research in Biodiversity and Genetic Resources at …

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