Archive for 'July,2012'

Summertime projects and events at Casita Verde

Summertime projects and events at Casita Verde

After a very successful celebration for the transit of Venus, which took place on Wednesday the 6th of June, followed by another wonderful mid-summer fund-raising event on the 21st for the Ibiza Limpia campaign, Casita Verde plans to make regular […]

Marco Cecioni in Eivissa

Marco Cecioni in Eivissa

His daily comings and goings are ac- companied by countless references from specialized critics and cultural journal- ists. However, in this case it would not be adequate to wax lyrical and fabricate a eulogy by cut & pasting from reviews […]

Learn your way around Ibiza

Learn your way around Ibiza

This month the My Des- tination team find out that there is a lot to learn on Ibiza as we discover the educa- tion vacation options avail- able on the island. Yoga is ubiquitous on the island with many ex- […]

Ibiza Coop news from around the island

Ibiza Coop news from around the island

With all the le-galities finally in place, our membership base is expanding and we are now starting prepara-tions for the first general assembly, to be held to-wards the end of the summer.The assembly will lead up to the ‘Cooperative fair’ […]

The innate intelligence of your body

The innate intelligence of your body

So what does intelligence have to do with health? Well to put it simply, health is not a random event – in fact as we discover- ed in the last article health is the intelligent coordination and control of all […]

Heat Stroke

Heat Stroke

Dogs (and cats) are much more sensitive to heat than humans, and a hot day can be very dangerous if the exposure to heat goes be- yond a reasonable amount. A day that would make us cry out “Good lord, […]

The Pathways In Your Mind

The Pathways In Your Mind

Finding true happiness starts by learning how to step back from your inherited beliefs so that you can make the choices that will bring love, joy, and abundance into your life. This sounds simple but it is quite a challenge […]

A second chance

A second chance

Architecture is a discipline that evol- ves constantly to adapt to the wishes and demands of modern society. In this way, architects and artists give new life to old existing buildings, using or changing the already availa- ble materials of […]

Canine heroism

Canine heroism

11 years on from the tragedy of 9/11, stories of heroism still continue to roll in. We were heartened to learn of one such tale of bravery; earning a dog named Roselle a coveted heroism award. Blind computer sales manager, […]

Recycling – it’s never too late to start

Recycling – it’s never too late to start

For too long rumours have been circulating that the recyclable waste we painstakingly separate at home, is then just mixed up with the island’s other waste, and unceremoniously dumped at the generic rubbish tip. This is simply not true, and […]

China goes greener

China goes greener

In a significant bid to cut carbon emissions and reduce fuel consumption, the Chinese government has announced plans for an annual investment of up to 2 billion yuan (over €250 million) to help develop and mass produce energy saving vehicles. […]

Solar powered boat successfully completes its world tour

Solar powered boat successfully completes its world tour

On Friday 4th May, the Turanor PlanetSolar reached Hercule port in Monaco after setting sail in September 2010, and having crossed the Atlantic Ocean, the Panama Canal, the Pacific Ocean, the Indian Ocean, the Suez Canal and the Mediterranean Sea. […]

Ibiza-limpia

Ibiza-limpia

The Ibiza Limpia team bring us up to date on the latest happenings in their cam-paign for a cleaner Ibiza. Next Action:Road clean – Cami Ses Fornás (San Jose), Satur-day 7th July (5-8pm)After having cleaned a total of seven beaches […]

Local products

Local products

Some new progress on organic farming in Ibizagrafica: When considering the possibility of growing organic vegetables, we need to check few basic parameters: Local climate, market possibilities, soil quality, availability and quality of water supply fortunately, our beautiful island of […]

Solar bikinis with your Bellinis

Solar bikinis with your Bellinis

A student from New York University, Andrew Schneider, has once again proven how creative and solution-oriented we can be when we put our minds to it. Andrew has developed the first solar bikini! The photovoltaic film strip terminates in a […]

Tips for healthier water

Tips for healthier water

There is no doubt that keeping ourselves hydrated, preferably with water, is key to our wellbeing. However, it is important to be aware that plastic bottled water, often stored at high temperatures before distribution, can reach the end user with […]

Stray dog accompanies 24-day cycle ride

Stray dog accompanies 24-day cycle ride

An adventurous stray dog – later to be nicknamed ‘Xiaosa’ – joined cyclists 4 days into their 24-day cycle ride across China; from Sichuan province to Tibet. The initial offer of a chicken leg was enough to entice the little […]

Germany strengthens its commitment to stop using nuclear power

Germany strengthens its commitment to stop using nuclear power

According to Reuters, Germany has mapped out a €20 billion scheme to expand its power grid. This plan includes the creation of thousands of kilometres of new electricity lines by 2022, designed to distribute volatile renewable energy. This is a […]

London mosques creating a buzz

London mosques creating a buzz

The pollinating action of bees on flowering plants – which include many edible crops like fruits, vegetables and nuts – is vital to the survival of our species. As such, total extinction of the already diminishing global bee population would […]