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 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 […]