Sustainability.


Marta studied Political Science and Media & Journalism at the Catholic University of Portugal (UCP) and has developed her journalistic career working for the Portuguese newspapers Diário de Notícias, Correio da Manhā and media outlets in Brussels. She is a freelancer for the Brussels Morning newspaper and the Parliament Magazine, and is also engaged in delivering communications services and EU policy research for different consultancies in Brussels. A former Blue Book trainee of the European Commission, Marta has a keen interest in EU and global affairs, and experience in reporting and interpreting information. Whenever she can, Marta loves traveling, exploring nature and learning about regenerative agriculture. She is also quite enthusiastic about space ventures and the cosmos.

29 June 2022

How Azerbaijan’s Aghali smart village is inspiring Europe and the world to tackle social poverty

Azerbaijan is leading the way with the creation of a smart village in Aghali, paving the way to inspire Europe and the world to tackle social […]
28 June 2022

How and why Canada is banning single-use plastics

Even though many of us consider plastics to be a normal part of our daily lives, it’s about time we start to change the way we […]
24 June 2022

5 reusable items to take with you on every trip

Let’s face it, there’s nothing more fun and more relaxing than going on a trip. When it comes to changing up your daily routine or having […]
22 June 2022

The EU remains committed towards achieving a mine-free world by 2025

Landmines are one of the most catastrophic weapons used in war simply because they still cause disastrous incidents decades after conflicts are resolved. They take hundreds […]
14 June 2022

Reaching for the future in Helsinki

Last week I was in Helsinki, Finland, I was invited to speak at the opening of the 15th International Conference on Responsible Tourism in Destinations, the […]
14 June 2022

How Helsinki’s responsible use of data is improving citizens’ lives

The World Economic Forum and the Government of Finland, in collaboration with Edelman, Splunk and the Patrick J. McGovern Foundation, have developed a new approach to […]
9 June 2022

Belgium’s first ‘turbo traffic square’ inaugurated near Ghent

Belgium’s first “turbo square” has been inaugurated outside of Ghent, as reported by Belgian news outlet VRT. The turbo square is like a roundabout except that […]
7 June 2022

85% of Europe’s bathing waters have excellent quality standards

With the summer around the corner, the latest report from the European Environment Agency (EEA) is inviting swimmers to enjoy the excellent bathing waters in Europe. […]
27 May 2022

Majority of Belgians feel prepared to swap their usual products for more sustainable ones

Sustainability is a concept you can’t work your way around anno 2022. Even though the message might not have reached everyone just yet (one might wonder […]
26 May 2022

Paris aims to become one of Europe’s greenest cities by 2030

Once, the automobile was welcomed as a great invention, almost magical in its design. The possibility of being protected from the weather, while being able to […]
24 May 2022

Paris’ Montmartre will soon be car free

We humans, as a species, tend to have an overly romantic image of Paris. Yes, there’s a lot to discover in the City of Lights. Yes, […]
20 May 2022

5 eco-friendly ways to pack your lunch

Most of us will remember how once, when we were still children and going to school, our parents used to make us lunch every day. Often, […]
18 May 2022

Green Tech can be the path to sustainable growth

Decarbonizing green technologies can reconcile economic progress with safeguarding the resources of the planet. According to the World Economic Forum, Green Tech is the technology and […]
17 May 2022

Saudi Arabia to build a €480 billion city of the future

A metropolis free of cars, CO2 emissions and built in a straight line for more than 100 miles in the middle of the desert. Endless rows […]
10 May 2022

Vietnam seeks more sustainable tourism alternatives after reopening borders

Vietnam is trying to promote eco-tourism and preserve Indigenous culture in Dien Bien Phu, a network of small dwellings set in traditional stilt houses. The houses […]
6 May 2022

Brussels Place Flagey to become green by 2023

The municipality of Ixelles and the Brussels Region have appointed the architectural firms Kollektif Landscape, based in Ghent, and Fallow and Ecorce, from Brussels, to carry […]
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