Archive for 'May,2013'

Dolphins and whales deserve same rights as humans

Dolphins and whales deserve same rights as humans

At a recent annual meeting of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) in Vancouver, Canada, experts in philosophy, conservation and animal behaviour have put forward a Declaration of Rights for Cetaceans (any of various types of mammal, […]

World poverty on the decrease

World poverty on the decrease

According to a new study by Oxford University, world poverty is on the dramatic decrease and developing countries are becoming less poor. The study was carried out by the Oxford Poverty and Human Development Initiative (OPHI) and showed that poverty […]

Ethical banking? It is possible!

Ethical banking? It is possible!

Ethical banking is a name that describes a banking option that runs in parallel to traditional banking, and offers alternative principles and a structure that is based on cooperative participation. This type of banking emerges as part of the movements […]

Spain leads in life expectancy

Spain leads in life expectancy

The World Health Organization (WHO) states that Spain has the highest life expectancy in Europe, with an average of 82.2 years. This was reflected in the European Health Report 2012, presented in London, which analysed 53 countries with a total […]

Crowdfunding

Crowdfunding

“Crowdfunding” is a generic term used to describe an increasingly popular device to secure collective private funding; usually via dedicated online crowdfunding platforms. Through these initiatives, individuals, companies or charities can pitch their ideas/projects, however great or small, and wait […]

Are we alone?

Are we alone?

Is there real proof that the Earth has been visited by aliens from other worlds? Dr Steven Greer certainly thinks so, and he has accumulated a large amount of convincing evidence based on his own personal observations and the accounts […]

Air and water to fuel our vehicles

Air and water to fuel our vehicles

A small British air fuel company has managed to create petrol from air and water alone – an achievement that offers more hope of a large-scale production of green fuels in the notso-distant future. The process involves the extraction of […]

“Be the change you want to see”  TEDx conference in Ibiza

“Be the change you want to see” TEDx conference in Ibiza

We are in luck here in Ibiza because the network of local and independent conferences, TEDx, which sits under the umbrella of the world-famous TED Events, is coming to our shores. On Saturday 4th May, we will be able to […]

Corsica’s life-size renewable energy lab

Corsica’s life-size renewable energy lab

The stunning island of Corsica sits 100 miles off the mainland of the South of France and enjoys 210 sunny days a year. Much like Ibiza, its climate already lends itself to a generous supply of renewable energy, particularly solar. […]

Positive Money

Positive Money

Speaking to a sold-out crowd at their annual conference, director of Positive Money, Ben Dyson, explained that in the UK 97% of the money supply is created by private banks as debt; leaving just 3% to be created by the […]

IMS 2013 – 50% discount for residents

IMS 2013 – 50% discount for residents

In six short years, the Ibiza International Music Summit (IMS) – presented by Pete Tong and dubbed “the TED of music conferences” – has firmly established itself as one of the leading global events within the $4bn electronic music sector. […]

The fundamental goodness of all beings

The fundamental goodness of all beings

We were delighted to hear from a regularly published spiritual teacher, Pyar Rauch, who is held in very high regard in Germany and beyond. As a keen supporter of De Todo en Ibiza, she had the following wisdom to kindly […]

‘Natural is’ – new weekly event in Ibiza town

‘Natural is’ – new weekly event in Ibiza town

In a commendable move that pays homage to Ibiza’s growing attraction as a hub for holistic living, the town council, in collaboration with two founding members of Healing Ibiza, have recently launched Natural is – a weekly healing market encircling […]

Did you know that…

Did you know that…

Engineer Enrico Dini has invented the largest 3D printing machine in the world. The machine, called D-Shape, is able to print a whole house or a building. The engineer wants to print cheap houses thanks to the low cost of […]

Marine energy could supply 20% of the UK’s electricity

Marine energy could supply 20% of the UK’s electricity

It has been proven that the seas around Scotland have the potential to provide generous quantities of sustainable, renewable energy. This rugged and exposed part of the UK has 25% of Europe’s tidal potential, 10% of its wave potential, and […]

Home improvements reveal hidden treasures

Home improvements reveal hidden treasures

For California-based Steve Ottley (a heating, ventilation and air conditioning engineer) and his co-worker, it was just another ordinary day on the job. That was until they stumbled upon 12 baby food jars filled with gold dust worth €230,000! The […]

Man’s best friend fights man’s worst enemy

Man’s best friend fights man’s worst enemy

Dogs whose lives were saved from being put down are now saving human lives. In California, rescue dogs are being trained to identify ovarian cancer, simply from sniffing a person’s breath. This new research is the first and only of […]

Heartening news for pacemaker patients

Heartening news for pacemaker patients

Around 700,000 people worldwide need a pacemaker or defibrillator fitted each year. Unfortunately, these life-saving devices come with the added stress and inconvenience of further operations to replace worn-out batteries every five to seven years. However, thankfully, researchers at the […]

Neurosurgeon experiences life after death

Neurosurgeon experiences life after death

More and more scientists support theories about near-death experiences in which people in deep coma experience other dimensions of life. The case of a neurosurgeon from Harvard University, Eben Alexander, is special since he himself, after a week in deep […]