Dawood Ibrahim

Hawthorn. A useful and benefic tree

Common hawthorn (Crataegus monogyna) is a deciduous tree native in the UK and across Europe. Also known as the May-tree, due to its flowering period, it is the only British plant named after the month in which it blooms. Common hawthorn at Master Unit (Paul, Portugal)

Biological control: a sustainable method for controlling plant diseases

Biological control is the use of living organisms to maintain pest populations below damaging levels. Biocontrol agents include a wide variety of life forms, including vertebrates, invertebrates, fungi, and microorganisms. These beneficial species are common in most natural communities and, although their presence is often unnoticed, they help maintain the “balance of nature” by regulating …

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Birdwatching at Serra da Estrela Natural Reserve

Last weekend, on 20 and 21 February, took place the workshop on wintering birds at the Serra da Estrela Natural Park (Portugal). The training course was organized by CISE and CERVAS/ALDEIA associations. The event was presented by Jos√© Conde (CISE), Ricardo Brand√£o (CERVAS), and Antonio Lu√≠s (Aveiro University), at the Centro de Interpreta√ß√£o da Serra …

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The importance of education

Aprender para n√≥s √© construir, reconstruir, constatar para mudar, o que n√£o se faz sem abertura¬†ao¬†risco¬†e¬†√†¬†aventura¬†do¬†esp√≠rito. (Paulo Freire, Pedagogia da Autonomia) Have you ever thought about your childhood, your school time and your education? How much is it important a good education? We learn how to face the world, to understand, to be a citizen, …

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