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James Mayor reports on the 2019 Climate Change Leadership Conference, Porto.
Last week Porto, Portugal, was the place to be for wine industry leaders engaged in combatting climate change. The second edition of the Climate Change Leadership Conference attracted 850 people from 30 countries. The Conference focused on solutions to climate change for the wine industry, and its keynote speaker, Nobel Laureate for Peace and former US Vice-President, Al Gore, declared, “the leadership role taken on by Portugal is an example for the entire world.”
A series of recent events indicate that Portugal is on its way to becoming a major producer and exporter of cannabis for medical purposes.
Holigen, a Portuguese company, has joined forces with a Canadian firm and when fully operational next year it could be one of the largest legal cannabis cultivation facilities in the world.
With clear blue sea and soft clean sand, the Algarve has more than 85 Blue Flag beaches, 6 of which are in Lagos.
Luz · Porto de Mós · Dona Ana · Camilo · Batata · Meia Praia
Lagos beaches offer something for everyone, from the bustling family beaches with amenities and ocean side restaurants, to the quiet hidden coves only accessible through the rocks on foot.
The first annual lecture in memory of John Jacob Lavranos will be held on Thursday, February 28 at Albufeira Library at 10am.
Entitled “Discovering John Lavranos: Our travels in Namibia and Madagascar”, the lecture will be a tribute to the succulent plants’ specialist.
A few metres from Mar d'Estórias, on the main avenue in Lagos, the wisdom of the sea and the history of our town is transmitted by living sources - in the experiences of 40 local fishermen. Lagos, a land of discoveries, men of the sea, golden coves and crystalline waters, relies on these fishermen to share their stories of authenticity lived on board their small traditional boats.
An interview with Viriato Vilas-Boas, an Algarvian living in London, shows his longing for home and Faro beach, the delights of the big city despite the weather and the nasty effects that Brexit is having on foreigners living in the UK - he wants to stay in the UK, but the scene is growing ugly, even in multi-cultural London...
- Christmas Day truce of 1914
- Spearfishing in the Algarve
- Christmas and New Year in Portugal
- 'Rubis Gás Up' hot air balloon festival arrives in the Algarve
- Looking for a part time flexible job?
- Memorial erected to Via Algarviana founder member
- Algarve resident impresses Belgian Genealogy Society
- 365Algarve to spend a further €1.5 million on wintertime events