Sunday, 28 May 2017
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canaryislandsSpain’s top court has rejected seven appeals against oil exploration in the Canary Island waters, giving the go-ahead for exploration there.

In 2012, the government reinstated a decade-old permit to prospect for oil off the coast of Fuerteventura and Lanzarote, but it was then put on hold following challenges.

It's all systems go for Repsol to drill the first wellRepsol have applied for 3d Sceismic Surveys between Faro and Sagres. We have been informed that Repsol is just waiting for the granting of this licence. This means that once again our fishing industry will be badly affetected.

If they are not stopped ... tourism as we know it, has at the most another 5 years. What are you doing to stop this massive risk to our livelihoods?

Systematic Cistern MagicWhy waste fresh water; just because there is plenty?!

A simple tip to save water, and money, everyday....

Asmaa petitionAs most of you know, ASMAA had planed on doing the rounds through 31 towns in the coastal region of the Algarve this week to gather signatures for the Say No to Oil and Gas campaign, but had to change our program at the last minute due to lack of support from volunteers in all the towns, which was very disappointing.

tollscrash2Yesterday’s key meeting in Loulé – ‘II Forum Algarve/Andalusia’ - saw representaives from all of the Algarve’s political parties, local business groups and key political representatives from Spain in total agreement that the tolls on the Algarve’s motorway should be suspended immediately.

This political unification brings a new impetus to the tireless efforts of the Committee of Users of the Via do Infante (CUVI).

Lack of donations hinders anti oil & gas campaignDespite several requests for financial support and partnership, a serious funding shortage is threatening the Say No to Oil and Gas Exploration Campaign in the Algarve.

The Planners of the "Save the Algarve from Oil and Gas Exploration" are making a final and urgent plea to all the people that have signed this petition to financially assist in bringing forth the planned campaign this summer.

Energy savingsEurocooling Algarve can now offer an efficient, easy, economic, ecological and effective way to get domestic hot water without the need to replace your existing water cylinder. The thermodynamic compact solar unit works with or without sun to give sanitary hot water, 365 days a year, in all weather conditions.

Oil drilling in ALgarveWe are so excited! Thanks to all that heard our call …Thanks to all that donated in January. Your donations totalling € 948,02 has enabled us to pay for our first print run of campaign materials which we will be receiving this week. (+-30% of our printing is now taken care of) .

This enables us to start distributing some of the campaign material from next week. If you have a shop window and want to participate, please e-mail us.