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Organic farming area quadruples in 11 years
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Organic farming area quadruples in 11 years

The number of operators and farms also increased, according to IbizaPreservation’s 2022 Sustainability Report Ibiza, 21-07-2023 – For another year running, organic agricultural production in Ibiza increased both in terms of area and the number of operators. The analysis, based on data from the Balearic Council for Ecological Agricultural Production, was released by IbizaPreservation’s Sustainability...

IbizaPreservation encourages Ibiza’s 5 municipalities to join European “Zero Waste Cities” network
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IbizaPreservation encourages Ibiza’s 5 municipalities to join European “Zero Waste Cities” network

Once the results of the next elections are known, IbizaPreservation will launch an initiative aimed at getting the island of Ibiza to the goal of zero waste Ibiza, 17-05-23 – On World Recycling Day, IbizaPreservation announced it will petition all winning representatives in the upcoming municipal elections to embark on a process that the foundation...

The quality of bathing water in Ibiza improved slightly in 2022
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The quality of bathing water in Ibiza improved slightly in 2022

Last year there were significantly fewer episodes of faecal contamination compared to the previous year according to IbizaPreservation’s Sustainability Observatory Ibiza, 28-04-22 – 2022 saw a slight improvement in the quality of Ibiza’s bathing waters according to data analysed by the Water Alliance for the 2022 Ibiza Sustainability Report, which is currently being prepared by...

The return to normality after Covid did not harm air quality in Ibiza in 2022
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The return to normality after Covid did not harm air quality in Ibiza in 2022

On World Health Day, the Sustainability Observatory underlines the importance of good air quality for the health of all living beings Ibiza, 07-04-23 –  Ibiza’s air quality in 2022 remained good and was not adversely affected by the resumption of normal life after the Covid-19 pandemic, according to IbizaPreservation’s Sustainability Observatory, which announced the results...

More than half of Ibiza’s groundwater deposits are overexploited
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More than half of Ibiza’s groundwater deposits are overexploited

2022 IbizaPreservation Sustainability Observatory report reveals slight improvement in last decade, but situation remains critical Ibiza, 23-03-22 – In 2022, of the 16 groundwater deposits on the island of Ibiza, only 7 were in a good quantitative state according to data analysed by the IbizaPreservation Sustainability Observatory in its 2022 Sustainability Report, based on information...

Production of renewable energy in Ibiza stagnates in 2022 and fails to reach the levels of 2020
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Production of renewable energy in Ibiza stagnates in 2022 and fails to reach the levels of 2020

2022 report of IbizaPreservation’s Sustainability Observatory points to a slight increase in the production of renewable energy, still far from the target established by Balearic law Ibiza, 15-03-23 – Despite its excellent climatic and territorial conditions, the penetration of renewable energies in Ibiza remains stagnant. The reduced production of this type of energy during 2022...

IbizaPreservation to present this Tuesday the most comprehensive map of the island to-date
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IbizaPreservation to present this Tuesday the most comprehensive map of the island to-date

Land Use Study commissioned by the environmental foundation and completed by OBSAM of Menorca will offer detailed mapping of Ibiza, including both natural and artificial cover Ibiza, 12-11-22 – IbizaPreservation has announced the completion of its Land Use Study, an initiative that sits within Ibiza Sustainability Observatory project and that has been carried out by...

IbizaPreservation’s Sustainability Observatory participates in report comparing the impact of COVID on 4 islands
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IbizaPreservation’s Sustainability Observatory participates in report comparing the impact of COVID on 4 islands

The report compares the evolution from 1990 to 2020 of 98 socio-environmental indicators for Lanzarote, Fuerteventura, Menorca and Ibiza, in relation to the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals  Ibiza, 31-08-2022 – “Comparing shared indicators allows us to better understand our strengths and weaknesses as a society and the impact we have on our environment.” This is...

Light and shade in post-Covid environmental recovery, according to IbizaPreservation’s 2021 Sustainability Report
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Light and shade in post-Covid environmental recovery, according to IbizaPreservation’s 2021 Sustainability Report

The report, published today by the Sustainability Observatory, shows improvements in waste management but a decrease in renewables Ibiza 25/10/22 – The Sustainability Observatory of IbizaPreservation has completed its 2021 Ibiza Sustainability Report, the main conclusions of which were made public this Wednesday in the Consell of Ibiza. The presentation was led by the Observatory’s...

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The Water Alliance and the Sustainability Observatory call for new technology to be combined with traditional models in the face of another drought warning

Both entities lament the situation and stress the need to improve water use and management Ibiza, 09-09-22 – Six months ago on World Water Day, the Water Alliance for Ibiza and Formentera, together with IbizaPreservation’s Sustainability Observatory, marked the end of Ibiza’s drought pre-alert by issuing a warning about the fragile situation of the island’s...