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It was a unique trip that has revolutionized the world of polar science by reaching the heart of Antarctica with an Aeolian vehicle, totally environmentally sustainable, said Spanish explorer, Manuel Olivera

A group of Spanish explorers and research assistants presented their film Antarctica Unexplored 2018-2019 at the Mountain and Travel Film festival in Andorra.  The expedition team included four people: the leader of the expedition Ramón Larramendi (one of the greatest polar explorers in the world; the protagonist of the Mapfre Circumpolar Expedition, which covered 14,000 …

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A further increase in temperature on the planet could soon lead to a decrease in snowfall in Andorra, according to the participants of the Climate Change Challenges forum

The 18th Forum of the Representatives of Andorran Family Business Association (EFA) was held yesterday in Soldeu (Andorra). This year’s forum topic was Climate Change Problems. It is one of the most important topics on the United Nations agenda and the UN program until 2030.

The president of the association, Francesc Mora, declared that “climate change …

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A new point of manual meteorological observation in the Plaza del Telecabina de Canillo installed

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The National Meteorological Service, in collaboration with Punt Jove de Canillo, has installed a new point of manual meteorological observation in the Plaza del Telecabina de Canillo. The objective is that the youth of the parish can take measurements and collect data to study meteorological phenomena.

The collaboration between the two entities began …

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Andorra participates in the Mediterranean Conference for the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (‘OSCE’)

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The Director General of the Ministry of Environment, Agriculture and Sustainability, Marc Rossell, and the director of the Office of Energy and Climate Change, Carles Miquel, are currently taking part in the Mediterranean Conference for the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (‘OSCE’), which is being held in Malaga.

In his plenary …

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Tourist tips: the climate in Figueres

Tourist tips: the climate in Figueres

The fundamental characteristic of Figueres is the tramontane, a cold, dry north wind that blows during all seasons, in winter it is capable to condition everyday life due to the effect of reinforcement of thermal sensation of cold by the strong wind. Thus, during the cold wave of …

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Antoni Martí and Sílvia Calvó took part in the global summit of the “One Planet Summit” on combating climate change in Paris on 12th December

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The head of Andorran government, Antoni Martí, and the Environment Minister of the principality, Sílvia Calvó, took part in the global summit of the “One Planet Summit” on combating climate change in Paris on 12th December. The Andorran delegation supported the initiative of co-Prince Andorra and French President Emmanuel Macron “to give …

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Andorran FM Maria Ubach took part in the 34th session of the International Organization of Francophonie (OIF) in Paris

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The Minister of Foreign Affairs of Andorra, Maria Ubach, took part in the 34th session of the International Organization of Francophonie (OIF) in Paris. The session was devoted to the issues of the blue and green economy, its promotion and financing. In particular, the parties discussed the compliance with the requirements for …

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