Maintenance of ecological assets on linear transport infrastructure: New CEDR publication

El pasado 8 de diciembre, la organización internacional Conference of European Directors of Roads (CEDR) publicó el documento Maintenance of ecological assets, que cierra el programa de investigación ‘Roads and Wildlife – Transnacional Road Research Program’ iniciado en  2013. Se trata de una guía práctica dirigida a los gestores de infraestructuras lineales de transporte que […]

Mapping of ecological connectivity and wildlife passages of Catalonia, available online

The Government of Catalonia’s Department of Territory and Sustainability (DTES) has published maps of ecological connectivity that are available online through the hypermap of Catalonia, in the Ecological Connectivity section. This set of maps has been useful for drafting the Catalonia Green Infrastructure Programme 2017-2021. The maps on ecological connectivity model the current degree of […]

European Environment Award given to SUEZ Spain for the strategy of supporting green infrastructure

SUEZ Spain has received the European Environment Award from the European Commission in the category ‘Enterprise and Biodiversity’. The award recognizes SUEZ Spain’s strategy to promote biodiversity in water cycle companies through progressive transformation of facilities (wastewater treatment plants, drinking water treatment plants, and others) to green infrastructure. The ‘Operational guide for the conservation of […]

Actions to strengthen the Green Infrastructure at Punta de la Móra

Punta de la Mora, located near Tarragona and included in the Natura 2000 network, is an emblematic space for its natural interest and its cultural and historical heritage. A study promoted by the Catalan Department of Territory and Sustainability has defined actions to improve its ecological connectivity with other natural protected areas nearby and facilitate […]

BSP-Parc de l’Alba becomes a member of the European platform Business & Biodiversity

The Parc de l’Alba includes the Barcelona Synchrotron Park (BSP) business area and houses companies and leading European research infrastructure, such as the Alba synchrotron, as well as residential and green areas that are managed to prioritise biodiversity conservation and reinforce green infrastructure. Actions that are carried out, including the conservation of the green corridor, […]

Good participation in the Second International Forum on Ecological Restoration

The International Forum held in Madrid and organized by the company Creando Redes was a place to exchange views and experiences on ecological restoration among the various stakeholders involved in this area. This Edition focused on subjects related to the green economy, public-private collaboration, habitat banking, and prioritization in restoration, among others. MINUARTIA participated as […]

Gava municipality presents its Inventory of natural areas and ecological corridors

The Inventory, which is promoted by the City Council, will allow better management of natural areas and corridors in the municipality, as it includes a set of specific guidelines. Gava extends from the shoreline to the Garraf massif, through the agricultural plain of the Llobregat Delta. This is the only place between Castelldefels and Barcelona […]

The development of European Green Infrastructure promoted from Barcelona

On 3 and 4 December 2013, members of the Green Infrastructure Network (GreenInfraNet) INTERREG IVC met in Barcelona. Barcelona Provincial Council’s Technical Office for Planning and Territorial Analysis is part of this network. GreenInfraNet is a network comprised of twelve regions in ten countries whose main objective is to strengthen the development and implementation of […]