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Basque Country is drafting a protocol for a new global study on microplastic pollution

The UPV/EHU-University of the Basque Country is drafting a protocol for a new global study on microplastic pollution.

Moreover, The UPV/EHU-University has led a collaborative research network that spans the rivers of 23 countries

The latest studies carried out by the network span 40 rivers and headwater streams located in little disturbed regions in 23 countries all …

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The Catalan Tourism Agency organized an international conference “Buy Catalunya”

120 Catalan tour operators met in Cambrils with more than 75 European counterparts of twelve nationalities within the framework of “Buy Catalunya”, the most important business conference organized in Catalonia in the field of tourism.

The new director of the Catalan Tourism Agency, Narcis Ferrer, sees 2022 as “a very promising year.” “The expectations are very …

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Microsoft creates artificial intelligence hub in Barcelona

Microsoft has chosen Barcelona as its operations base for a new R&D hub, focused on the application of artificial intelligence technology to improve user experience on the internet.

The research center will be one of eight worldwide, part of the tech giant’s WebXT (Web Experiences Team) division.

In the first phase, the current investment includes the recruitment …

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International Motor Show in Barcelona will be held without the participation of leading brands – Volkswagen, Ferrari and Porsche

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Automobile Barcelona, formerly known as the Barcelona International Motor Show, will return to business this September 30 to October 10 with its first edition in two last years.

A total of 23 different car manufacturers will take part in the fair that hopes to be a “great post-pandemic event,” said International Business …

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Winter tires or snow chains in Occitania become mandatory from November 1st

In Occitania, twelve of the thirteen departments fall under this law – Haute-Garonne, Ariège, Foix, Aveyron, Hérault, Hautes-Pyrénées, Tarbes, Pyrénées-Orientales, Tarn, Aude, Lot et Lozère.

The Law on the Modernization, Development and Protection of Mountain Areas makes the use of special equipment mandatory from 2021 in some mountainous areas during the winter period: from November 1 …

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Indoor nightlife in Catalonia could reopen on Oct 15 with Covid certificates required

The Catalan government is planning to allow indoor spaces at clubs and other late-night venues to reopen from October 15, with patrons required to show Covid certificates to gain entry.

That’s according to Fecasarm, a group that represents various associactions from the restaurant and music sectors, who met with government figures on Monday.

New measures that allow …

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