Good Practices


Teatro Metaphora (Metaphora Theatre) – art installations in Câmara de Lobos

Green Steps – Urban Art “Street decoration with recycled art” awarded for its sustainability practices.

The project “Street decoration with recycled art” is part of the organization of the traditional São Pedro Festivities, with the objective of promoting the municipality of Câmara de Lobos as an innovative, sustainable and ecological city. For approximately 6 months, …


BioSphere Reserves – Porto Santo, Santana, Laurisilva Forest

Over time, the Madeira has demonstrated a concern and increased effort to conserve its natural heritage (ecosystems and biodiversity). Madeira presents itself as a territory of natural and cultural diversity, that is valued and awarded standing out in this scope as UNESCO BioSphere Reserves classifications: – In 1999, the Laurissilva Forest became a UNESCO …


Dançando com a Diferença

Dançando com a Diferença emerged as a pilot project in 2001 in the Autonomous Region of Madeira. The aim was to implement inclusive dance activities. Later on, it became a professional company which currently has several objectives, among them, the possibility of bringing together, on stage, people with and without disabilities for a single …

Caniço Shopping decorado com magia natalícia

More than 30 institutions took the magic of Christmas to Caniço Shopping

More than 30 institutions, including schools, day centres, community centres and activity centres, brought the magic of Christmas to Caniço Shopping. Under the theme “Let’s decorate Caniço Shopping … conserving nature”, a competition was launched to carry out Christmas decorations, with the exclusive use of reused materials, at practically zero cost, and 1,573 accepted …

Covos proibidos

Fish pots forbidden in Desertas Islands to protect sea lions

The Regional Legislative Decree that defines the new legal regime for the Wild Islands Nature Reserve has just been approved by the Government Council. The objective is essentially to prohibit the placement of traps, a fishing art that endangers sea lions, in particular juveniles, who are attracted by the fish caught in the trap …