The respect for the environment, flora and fauna or the defense of the nature are essential in fighting climate change. Iberdrola group promotes the biodiversity in ecosystems by supporting the cultural heritage development, apart from encouraging cultural and social awareness in this regard.
According to Greenpeace, our oceans receive 200 kilos of rubbish a second and have floating islands of plastic with an area four times that of California. This situation, which is so harmful to the health of our planet, has inspired three ingenious initiatives for cleaning up the oceans. Read about them here; they'll definitely surprise you!
Leaving the tap running while you brush your teeth, drinking bottled water and throwing chewing gum on the ground. These, and other everyday habits show that we are sometimes unaware of how we pollute the environment. Learn about the small daily habits you can change to benefit the planet.
Jean-Michel Cousteau has devoted his life to the sea, and he is watching how human beings are abusing it with a mixture of amazement and concern. One example is the ever-increasing amount of plastic in the water. However, the French explorer has not given up hope and is optimistic about the future, provided that each and every one of us commits to this maxim: "By protecting the ocean, you protect yourself".
Twelve years after publishing his famous book — Frames of Mind (1983) —, in which he defined seven types of intelligence and which earned him the Prince of Asturias Award in 2011, Howard Gardner added an eighth branch to his model: naturalistic intelligence. This type of intelligence allows us to relate to the environment and other species.
Art and the environment appeal to reason and feelings. What happens when we mix them? The answer is environmental art, a movement adopted by artists of different disciplines, who are inspired by nature or use it as a raw material, transmitting its beauty and encouraging us to take care of it.