Tenerife is among the three territories of Spain that could most
suffer from sea level rise
The effects of climate change are increasingly palpable and coastal territories around the world are beginning to feel the effect of the melting of the polar caps, which causes a rise in sea level. Phenomena such as the expansion of the Azores anticyclone, which will cause us to have longer periods of drought […]
LIFE Garachico receives its first visit from the External Monitoring Team – NEEMO
This project, co-financed by the European Union and led by the Deputy Ministry for the Fight against Climate Change and Ecological Transition of the Government of the Canary Islands, has the objective of seeking solutions to the impact of climate change on coastal populations of Macaronesia.
What is LIFE Garachico?
To answer this question, we have made the first informative video of the LIFE Garachico project, where it is explained that the consequences of climate change are increasingly palpable and coastal areas suffer, since the rise in sea level brings with it strong waves and including floods that affect the way […]
The results of LIFE Garachico are presented at the IAHR World Congress
One of the objectives of the LIFE Garachico program is to disseminate the results of the research carried out by his team, focused on measuring the impact of climate change on the coast of this Tenerife municipality. For this reason, Javier López Lara, tenured professor at the University of Cantabria, has presented along with nine other […]
LIFE Garachico present at FICMEC with its first Workshop to celebrate 30 years of the LIFE program
During May 28, 29 and 30, within the framework of the Canary Islands International Environmental Film Festival, the project will develop a series of actions that emphasize the role of social participation in the design of solutions for adaptation to change. climate in urban coastal areas. The event will […]
Installation of information panels
This week, and within the actions planned to promote the LIFE Garachico project, two information panels have been installed located on the old dock of Garachico, and in the Martiánez area, in Puerto de la Cruz. The panels show the project with its objectives, results and locations. The information is […]
We tell you news in LIFE Garachico!
Among the works contemplated in the project is the analysis of the risk of coastal flooding in the pilot town of Garachico. Therefore, it will begin with the definition, development and implementation of soft and hard adaptation measures, among which are, among others, the implementation of an early warning system […]
LIFE Garachico at the Canary Islands Environmental Film Festival
The attendance of LIFE Garachico at the Canary Islands International Environmental Film Festival (FICMEC) is confirmed, a space to exchange opinions and experiences on the relationship of the human being with the environment. The focus of LIFE Garachico is the citizens, young and old, who live and suffer random coastal events, that is, the […]
Have you seen us around Garachico?
Throughout this year, GRAFCAN staff and the University of La Laguna are mapping the Garachico coast to characterize its level of exposure and vulnerability to coastal flooding and evaluating the perception of risk by the population. For this they have carried out field visits, identifying goods, infrastructures and uses. Also […]