The Forest and Nature Conservation Institute (IFCN) has confirmed that they are closing the very popular Vereda da Lagoa do Vento, Rabaçal footpath from today until the end of the month due to maintenance work.
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Monitoring of the two artificial reefs created by the sinking of two Corvettes, the General Pereira d'Eça (CORCEIRA - Madeira) and Afonso Cerqueira (CORDECA - Porto Santo), is underway.
The President of Madeira, Miguel Albuquerque, again justified the use of masks by saying that the exponential increase in positive cases of Covid-19 in Madeira does not surprise the Regional Government, which, for this very reason, they enforced the use of masks outdoors.
The Director-General of Health (DGS), Graça Freitas, warned today that disposable masks should be disposed of as household waste.
Local newspaper JM took to the streets this morning to get a feel for what was happening on the first day of mandatory mask wearing.
Mask use has to be one of the most emotive subjects to have arisen for a long time, with everyone from Ex-Presidents to workers decrying the Regional Governments (RG) decision to bring in the use of mandatory mask wearing from tomorrow.
With rising unemployment, mental health issues and increasing occurrences of assaults and robberies, the islands strays are also suffering, as small minded individuals are now turning their attentions to the numerous dogs and cats that roam Madeira's streets.
Despite the reassuring words from the Health Secretary that compulsory mask wearing in all public spaces would not have an knock on effect for tourism, some companies have already reported client cancellations, due to the controversial mandatory mask wearing law being brought in this weekend.
Ever wanted to see what lies beneath the waves surrounding the Selvagens Islands (Savage Islands)? Then wait no more, as a fascinating new video shot this month highlights the marine life that has made sunken oil tanker, Morning Breeze their home. The vessel sunk sometime during the 70’s or…
A 2.3 magnitude earthquake was recorded off the south coast of Madeira this morning at 00:03 at a depth of ten kilometres.
A 14-year-old teenager who fell 10 metres from a levada in São Vicente yesterday (25.07) has died.
The Parque Ecológico do Funchal campsite will re-open on the 27th of July, and those wishing to use the facilities can now pre-book their permits, while at the same time agreeing to comply with all the new safety standards.
The first textile and reusable face mask with a proven ability to neutralise the coronavirus has been created in Portugal, in a joint business, academic and scientific venture.
The Funchal City Council (CMF), together with the GNR and the Firefighters Sapadores do Funchal, collected the stray dog that is said to have harassed residents, walkers and bit a 10-year-old girl last Sunday in Beco da Levada de São João.