Progress

10/08/2022 10/08/2022

Workshop on integrating climate change into energy policies

Technical staff from Zarautz Town Council, Bilbao City Council, TECNALIA, the Basque Energy Agency (EVE), Tecnun and Ihobe took part in workshops on 22nd June and 5th July to inte...
03/06/2022 03/06/2022

Bermeo opens the Tonpoi natural space to public use

After more than two years of work, Bermeo has restored the natural environment of Tonpoi and has opened it to public use. The 3 km2 restored area, of high environmental value, str...
27/05/2022 27/05/2022

Workshop to define an observation platform for monitoring climate change in the Basque Country

The partner entities collaborating in the development of the 'Climate Change Hub': Ihobe, Naturklima, Azti, Neiker and Tecnalia participated on 27 May in a working session...
26/05/2022 26/05/2022

Workshop for the integration of climate change in territorial and urban planning

Technical staff from the Basque Government, the three provincial councils, Ihobe and TECNALIA participated last 26 May in a workshop to integrate climate change in territorial and...
12/05/2022 12/05/2022

Shrubs and fruit trees have been planted on a plot used for organic farming in Vitoria-Gasteiz

Vitoria-Gasteiz has launched a pilot intervention scheme that will forge closer links between town and countryside by promoting organic farming on land in the peri-urban area.&nbs...
28/03/2022 28/03/2022

Planting of native species in Mount Oberan

As part of the reforestation plan for the Mount Oberan, native species (mainly common oak - Quercur robur) have been planted over an area of 20 hectares. The aim is to recover the...
22/03/2022 22/03/2022

Learning Experience at Tecnun

The  Learning Experience ,  set up by NaturKlima Foundation and Tecnun , was a work session for Engineering in Industrial Organisation students to consider climate c...
09/03/2022 09/03/2022

Youth and Climate Change Experience Sharing

The  Youth and Climate Change Experience Sharing  experience sharing, organised by Naturklima and Gipuzkoa Provincial Council’s Department of the Environment ...
08/03/2022 08/03/2022

Bermeo makes progress in the recovery of the Tonpoi natural space with the planting of native species

Bermeo continues with its work to restore the coastal area of Tonpoi for its public use. After the removal of the infrastructures that occupied the land and cleaning the area, dur...
23/02/2022 23/02/2022

Introduction of a pond for encouraging the development of aquatic fauna in Basaldea (Vitoria-Gasteiz)

The Basaldea improvement project includes sundry measures such as the planting of swathes and fields of flowers for pollinators and increasing and diversifying hedgerows that act ...
21/02/2022 21/02/2022

Completion of restoration work on River Ebro in Labastida

November 2021 saw the completion of restoration work on the River Ebro in Labastida (Álava), in an area belonging to the Natura 2000 Network. The actions taken centred o...
20/12/2021 20/12/2021

Start of cleaning work in the Tonpoi area (Bermeo)

In December, work began on the demolition, levelling and clearing of the land in the Tonpoi area (Bermeo). This is the initial work for the comprehensive recovery of this space, ...
26/11/2021 26/11/2021

Climate Change and Energy Transition Plan 2021 -2024

The Climate Change and Energy Transition Plan 2021-2024 is one of the main tools to fulfil the goals of the 2020 - 2024 Government Programme of the XII Parliamentary Term of the...
25/11/2021 25/11/2021

CL!MATE FRESK, a fun workshop on climate change

CL!MATE FRESK , which has already been run in over 45 countries, is a fun workshop on climate change. The workshop based on collective intelligence and creativity is designed f...
08/11/2021 08/11/2021

Udalsarea 2030 publishes a guide for drawing up Local Climate and Energy Plans

Udalsarea 2030, the Basque Network of Sustainable Municipalities , has published a guide to facilitate the preparation of local climate and energy plans for Basque municipalities...
04/11/2021 04/11/2021

Mapping of seagrass meadows in Basque estuaries

During the first week of November, a team from AZTI mapped the seagrass meadows of the Zostera noltei species in Basque estuaries, an important indicator of the estuary ecosys...
21/10/2021 21/10/2021

AZTI installs a sensor for monitoring ocean acidification in the Basque coastal ocean

AZTI has installed a new sensor for monitoring ocean acidification on the Basque Coast . It has been installed around 3 kilometres from the coast at a depth of around 50 metres...
02/10/2021 02/10/2021

Escape box TerminUs

Developed by Ihobe and set up at the different facilities of the Ekoetxea environmental centre network, the  TerminUs Escape Box  consisted of an escape game where t...
29/09/2021 29/09/2021

Workshop on climate governance models for the coast

Workshop related to the initiative C9.3 “Design of new governance models for climate change action” led by Tecnun , the School of Engineering of the University of N...
22/09/2021 22/09/2021

Workshop on climate governance models for river basins

Workshop related to the initiative C9.3 “Design of new governance models for climate change action” led by Tecnun , the School of Engineering of the University of N...
30/07/2021 30/07/2021

The Environmental Studies Centre of Vitoria-Gasteiz City Council has drawn up a ‘Catalogue of NBS implemented in and planned for Vitoria-Gasteiz’

This is the first of the actions in the ‘C.4.1 Nature-based solutions and their co-benefits’ project for testing pilot actions in the local urban environment, which ...
30/05/2021 30/05/2021

Kamishibai. Maiterki and climate change

Based on a traditional Japanese storytelling technique,  Kamishibai.   Maiterki and Climate Change  was a workshop specifically aimed at families (mothers, fath...
25/05/2021 25/05/2021

AZTI installs ARMS equipment to monitor the benthos and study the effects of climate change

AZTI  installs ARMS (Autonomous Reef Monitoring Structures) equipment to monitor benthos (the community of organisms that inhabit the bottom of aquatic ecosystems) and study...
14/05/2021 14/05/2021

Agrobiodiversity enhancement plan in Basaldea (Vitoria-Gasteiz)

The Vitoria-Gasteiz City Council, through the Environmental Studies Centre (CEA), has designed a plan to improve agrobiodiversity for the Basaldea municipal breeding ground of eco...
13/05/2021 13/05/2021

Workshop on climate governance models for urban and peri-urban areas

Workshop related to the initiative C9.3 “Design of new governance models for climate change action” led by Tecnun , the School of Engineering of the University of N...
15/03/2021 15/03/2021

Reforestation of Mount Oberan

Between September 2020 and March 2021, the reforestation of Mount Oberan, in Gipuzkoa, was carried out. The forest was cleared on September 2020, replacing Lawson cypress, maritim...
01/02/2021 01/02/2021

Visit of the European Commission in the first year of Urban Klima 2050

Some days ago,  the consortium of the 20 entities participating in the initiative, led by Ihobe, the Basque Government’s public environmental management ...
16/11/2020 16/11/2020

Tasks for the conversion to organic agriculture in the agroecological park of Aramangelu/Basaldea (Vitoria-Gasteiz)

Within the actions to promote of local and organic agriculture, work has begun in the agroecological park of Aramangelu/Basaldea (Vitoria-Gasteiz). Some 3,8 ha of peri-urban horti...
14/09/2020 14/09/2020

Naturalization of the Artikutza dam

As part of the work to naturalize the Artikutza dam, a study has been carried out to determine the effects on the area’s fish fauna and a diagnosis of the state of the amphi...
23/03/2020 23/03/2020

Construction of a pedestrian path in the Tonpoia area (Bermeo)

As part of the programme for the recovery of the Tonpoia coastline, in the northern part of the town of Bermeo, a section of the pedestrian path has been constructed to create a t...
06/02/2020 06/02/2020

Start of the Urban Klima 2050 project with the 20 partner entities

On 6 February, the project partners held a meeting in Bilbao, during which the 40 projects to be implemented as part of the LIFE-IP Urban Klima were unveiled. During the work mee...
04/12/2019 04/12/2019

Urban Klima 2050 project presentation

The Minister for the Environment, Territorial Planning and Housing, Iñaki Arriola, has presented the LIFE Integrated Urban Klima 2050 project in Bilbao, considered to be th...