The results of a study, in which various research centres in Spain and France have participated, show that the rate of ice reduction has remained similar since the 1980s. In the last ten years, the thickness of the ice of some glaciers has decreased by an average of 10 metres, exceeding 20 metres in some …More
Eurovision Sport has agreed a pioneering new joint venture with the International Ski Mountaineering Federation to screen, promote and commercialise the rising sport of ski mountaineering, as it heads towards inclusion in the Winter Olympic Games for the first time at the games in Milan-Cortina in 2026.
Under the new, five-year agreement, Eurovision …More
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 …More
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 …More
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 …More
Crèdit Andorrà announced the acquisition of Vall Banc, which is controlled by nord-american J.C. Flowers & Co, a leader in financial services investing. The agreement is to acquire 100% of this company and will be fully financed by Crèdit Andorrà.
J.C. Flowers & Co. is an American private equity investment firm, focused on investments in the …More
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 …More
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 …More
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 …More
Members of the Stop JJOO platform took part in a demonstration this Sunday against the El Prat airport (Barcelona) expansion. The platform joined the protest that took place throughout Catalonia. According to the Barcelona City Guard, about 10,000 participants representing more than 300 groups and organizations took part in the action.
The project was halted this …More