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Thu, 10/19/2017 - 19:25

First ever atlas of Barcelona’s nesting birds

Fauna. The book brings together information on the 83 species of birds which nest in the city, promotes urban biodiversity and helps towards bird conservation.

Wed, 09/27/2017 - 21:07

“Our project shows the strength people can have when they are organised”

Housing. In Barcelona, many housing cooperatives are demonstrating that another housing model is possible. We spoke to one of them, La Borda, which is constructing a sustainable and modular building on a plot of land made available...

Wed, 08/16/2017 - 10:15

Eight tips on keeping your home cool this summer

Summer. Keeping your home cool in the summer is a matter of health and welfare.

Tue, 08/08/2017 - 12:50

More bike lanes for sustainable mobility

Mobility. Thirty two new bike lanes are to be created in the city in the next few months, moving towards sustainable and active mobility.

Thu, 07/27/2017 - 10:50

Barcelona prepares an atlas of birds nesting in the municipality

Urban fauna. The Atlas of Birds will be available at bookshops as from October, in Catalan, Spanish and English.

Wed, 07/26/2017 - 13:27

Traffic restrictions during pollution episodes

Air quality. As from December, cars which pollute the most and do not have a DGT label will not be allowed to circulate in the low emissions zone around the city’s ring roads.

Wed, 07/26/2017 - 12:35

Definitive Low Emission Zone and restrictions defined

Air Quality. The AMB, Barcelona, Hospitalet de Llobregat, Sant Adrià del Besòs, Esplugues and Cornellà de Llobregat have also agreed the conditions for traffic restrictions in the area.

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Wed, 07/26/2017 - 10:10

The green roof competition is now open for entries

Sustainability. Subsidies will be awarded for the creation of ten green roofs in the city, preferably on residential buildings, but also on other buildings with a major impact on the landscape or capable of bringing about collective...

Wed, 07/12/2017 - 17:45

Climate change has an effect on Barcelona

Ecology. Due to socio-economic characteristics or location, Nou Barris and some areas of Sants-Montjuïc, Les Corts and L’Eixample suffer the effects of climate change the most, as do the over 75s, young children and people with the...

Mon, 07/03/2017 - 13:04

“It’s people that make the centre, and we have a work ethic”

Social economy. Biciclot is a working cooperative which promotes the bicycle as an economic, green and healthy means of transport.

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