The Association for a Responsible Forestry Management - FSC Portugal, is the entity that, in Portugal, represents the FSC - Forest Stewardship Council, a non-profit, international organization dedicated to the promotion of responsible forest management throughout the world.
The team of LIFE Charcos promoted another training program for teachers, this time in Vila do Bispo, to guarantee the role of environmental education in the protection of the temporary ponds existent in the region.
Since 1997 that LPN, in partnership with the Natural Park of the Guadiana Valley, carries out an annual spring count in Campo Branco (Alentejo) to estimate Great Bustards’ population size.
The beach of Avencas (Parede, Cascais) was the chosen destiny for the field trips addressed at the 8th grade of the Ruy Belo School Group, included under the scope of LPN’s project "Awakening for Nature”.
The ‘Algarve Free of Petroleum Platform’, which LPN integrates, launched the first edition of the School Competition "SAI DESSA, FÓSSIL!" (‘Get out of it, fossil!’). The contest is aimed at students in primary and secondary education.
Every year, each European Member State symbolically signals the day on which the supply of local fish runs out. Europe consumes more fish than the one its fleet catches, which means that most of the fish consumed comes from third countries, many of which under development.
LPN received the visit of the Minister of the Environment at the Environmental Education Center of Vale Gonçalinho, in Castro Verde.
The project LIFE Charcos (“Ponds”) will organize a Seminar about Wetlands to enhance the exchange of knowledge and experiences among the several specialists of wetlands and temporary ponds.