Sustainable Knowledge Challenge
How many protected natural parks are there in Mallorca?
They are S'Albufera de Mallorca, between Muro and Sa Pobla; the natural park of Mondragó, in Santanyí; Sa Dragonera, in Andratx; the natural park of the peninsula of Llevant, in Artá; the Serra de Tramuntana; the natural reserve of s'albufereta, in the bay of Pollença; the natural monument of ses Fonts Ufanes, in Campanet; the Torrent de Pareis, in sa Calobra (Escorca) and the maritime-terrestrial natural park of Trenc - Salobrar de Campos, between the municipalities of sa Ràpita and Colonia de Sant Jordi.
How many coves and beaches does Mallorca have?
Mallorca has 555 km of coastline, with 262 coves and beaches. From extensive sandy beaches to small corners of nature. The beach of Alcúdia, with 7 kilometres, is the longest in Mallorca.
Which bike lane in Mallorca was the winner of the Spanish Sustainable Mobility Week 2020 Award?
It was inaugurated in June 2020. More than 5 kilometres long and 2.5 metres wide, it connects the municipalities of Lloseta and Binissalem. In addition, 68 trees were planted to provide shade in some sections.
What was the highest temperature ever recorded on the planet?
It was in 1913 in Death Valley (USA), it was surpassed last May 2021 by a new record in the Lut Desert in Iran and in Sonora, on the US-Mexico border. Thermometers exceeded 80°C in both places.
When do we celebrate the International Earth Day?
What percentage of Balearic agriculture is organic?
Its cultivation is still far from the proportions reached by conventional agriculture, in the absence of a solid commercial and distribution structure to promote its consumption.
What day do we celebrate World Environment Day?
It was chosen because on the same date, in 1972, the first major conference on environmental issues, known as the Stockholm Summit, was held in Stockholm, Sweden.
What is the largest National Park in Spain?
It has more than 150 species of birds and more than 200 species of fish. It covers an area of more than 90,000 hectares: some 89,000 marine hectares and about 1,000 land hectares.
How much energy do we save with LED technology compared to the old halogen bulbs?
With these savings of up to 90% we can make our home a much more sustainable home. Turn on the light of change!
What was the first public fountain in Pollença?
The Font del Lleò (Lion Fountain), built in 1813, supplied water to the population by means of wells and cisterns. However, this system was clearly insufficient to cover the needs of the people of Pollensa.
In which centuries was the Convent of Santo Domingo in Pollença built?
Between the 16th and 17th centuries, the Dominicans built this beautiful building, whose cloister hosts one of the world's leading classical music events every year. The Dominicans occupied the church and the convent until 1833.
In which emblematic place in Pollença did Rafa Nadal, Rudy Fernández or Gareth Bale, among others, get married?
It was transformed at the beginning of the 20th century into a residence for the many artists who visited Pollença. Its location on a stretch of land that juts out into the sea explain why it was chosen by many well-known faces.
What months of the year does the Pollença Festival take place?
It has traditionally been held during the summer nights of July and August, in the incomparable setting of the old courtyard of the convent of Santo Domingo.
Question: In which gardens in Pollença can we find a medieval gothic tower?
Despite its modernity, the Joan March Gardens are home to a part of Pollença's history. The Desbrull Tower, a medieval Gothic tower that belonged to the former manor house of one of the best-known families in Pollença, is located there.
What day is the Port de Pollença market held?
Between 08:00 and 13:30, in the Plaça Miquel Capllonch, right next to the church of the Virgen del Carmen. It began in 1986 and, although it is a newly created market, in its beginnings it already had 50 or 60 points of sale. In 2022, it was the setting for the presentation of the ECO RALLYE VIRTUAL, organised by Eco Global Services and Events.
When is market day in Pollença?
In which month are the celebrations of Cala Sant Vicenç held?
The festivities include sporting, recreational, cultural and religious events. Although these festivities were initially held during the month of July, they are now organised in mid-August.
What day is the celebration of the Mare de Deu del Carme, patron saint of Port de Pollença?
In honour of the Virgen del Carmen, patron saint of the parish of Port de Pollença. There is a boat trip around the bay of Pollença.
Where did Winston Churchill stay when he first visited Pollença?
The British politician first came to Formentor in December 1935. It was a week of political strategising and it was enough for Churchill to establish his future policies.
Pollença II Challenge
In what year was Port de Pollença's first jetty built?
It was built between 1826 and 1829, "so that goods could be loaded onto the boats without the need for men to go out to sea", as stated in the municipal minutes of January 8th 1825.
When is the Pollença fair celebrated in 2022?
Sustainable Knowledge Challenge II
How many electric cars were sold in Spain in 2021?
This represents a 38% share. Nearly 9.000 were sold to private individuals, indicating that a majority of electric vehicles are still being registered as business vehicles.
Which is the best-selling electric car brand in Spain in 2021?
In 2021, this electric sedan, the most affordable model in the Tesla range, registered 2,853 units, an increase of 134.62% compared to 2020.
What speed can a boat with an electric motor reach?
The figure to beat is the 140 kilometres per hour currently held by the Jaguar Vector Racing team, which was set in 2018. Although Vision Marine and Hellkats' Fulgura I is expected to reach a top speed of approximately 160 kilometres per hour. That's pretty crazy in maritime terms.
What is the car of the year 2022 in Europe?
This year the trophy, designed by Spanish Arancha García Calderón, went to Kia and their EV6, with 279 points. The Renault Mégane E-Tech was second, with 265 points and the Hyundai Ioniq 5 occupies the third step of the podium with 261 points. These three vehicles are electric.
What is the most used sustainable vehicle in Europe?
The electric scooter is currently gaining ground over the bicycle. The Nordic countries are the biggest users of electric scooters, with Belgium and the Netherlands being the biggest users. Spain, however, has joined the electric scooter boom.
How much does a diesel car pollute compared to an electric car?
The electric car in its entire life cycle pollutes 60% less than diesel, and as renewables become more important, the figure will be lower and lower.
Which means of transport is the less polluting?
Rail-borne transport represents the mass transport with the lowest environmental emissions. A train can carry more than 150 people with an emission of 14g of CO2/person.
Which country uses electric mobility the most?
Norway leads the race for electric mobility, with a market share of 64.5 % for electric vehicles. Norway is notable for its tax and toll exemptions, as well as other economic incentives and financial support.
Which country in the world has the most electric chargers?
With over two million charging points, in order to boost electric cars, the installation of charging points is necessary and it is a job that China is doing well.
In percentage, how much CO2 does an airplane produce?
Aviation is responsible for 2% of the global CO2 emissions emitted by humans into the atmosphere. This 2% represents approximately 900 million tonnes of CO2.