Monday, August 19, 2019

Team Malizia and Greta Thunberg set sail across the Atlantic

The world watched closely this week as racing sailboat Malizia II, skippered by founder of Team Malizia Pierre Casiraghi and Boris Herrmann, set off on her Atlantic crossing with teen climate activist Greta Thunberg on board.

Europe’s forests are booming. Here’s why

Around the world, forests are shrinking due to deforestation, urban development and climate change, but in Europe that trend has been reversed. 

Keeping Monaco ports clean

As worldwide focus on marine litter increases, Monaco’s ports have taken steps to help boaters and marina users dispose of waste responsibly and encourage recycling.

Monaco embraces fight against deforestation

Monaco’s effort to limit deforestation across the globe has been backed by local businesses who have now committed to reducing their wood-based consumption practices.

Electric taxis to extend to nearby towns

The electric taxi experiment is officially a hit. According to the Monaco government, the service has met all expectations and is now being extended to neighbouring towns.

Preview to Monaco’s most glamorous star-studded gala for the Ocean

Final preparations are being made for the Monte Carlo Gala for the Global Ocean, now considered one of the most glamorous, most memorable charity events in the world.

Greta Thunberg and Pierre Casiraghi to sail to climate summits

Teen climate activist Greta Thunberg has accepted a ride on board Maliza II alongside Pierre Casiraghi to attend UN climate summits in the US and Chile.

Low emission heat pumps part of Monaco environmental plan

Two new low-emissions energy networks are being planned for Larvotto and the Condamine areas, as part of Monaco’s strict new guidelines that are being applied to all businesses in the Principality.