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UBI freshmen will plant trees in the sierra
Beira Interior University (UBI) announced today that it will promote reforestation action on one of the slopes of Serra da Estrela, an initiative for which the new students will be invited to plant a tree.

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Aeronautical Engineering students win another prize
A team of 5 Aeronautical Engineering students from the Beira Interior University (UBI) won the Thales prize in the competition "The Student Aerospace Challenge".

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Oleiros offers textbooks to all students
The Town Hall of Oleiros announced today the offer of school manuals to all the students of this county of the Castelo Branco district, from the 1st cycle up to the secondary education, in an investment of 22 thousand euros.

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Mission Unit presents the Pinhal Interior Revitalization Program
The Mission Unit for the Interior Appreciation presented on Sunday the Program for the Pinhal Interior Revitalization, a document with two strategic axes, focused on the forest rebirth and the economic and social revitalization of the municipalities affected by the fires.

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Discover the charms of Serra da Estrela before the snow
Winter is, by definition, the time of year when people head to the highest sierra in Portugal. But one does not need to wait for the white robe to reap the benefits of its charms. In a journey through the motorhome range, one can see that between Seia and Gouveia, between river beaches, quiet villages and nature walks, one does not need snow to be happy.

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The last cooper of Serra da Estrela. "There is no demand for new barrels, it's all in stainless"
In Vila Franca da Serra, Gouveia, Rogério Silva resists. There is not much work left, but at harvest time there is always some.

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Capital dos Frutos Silvestres signs protocol with Gouveia Town Hall
The company Capital dos Frutos Silvestres signed yesterday in the Gouveia Town Hall the protocol with the Association of Young Farmers of Portugal, for the creation of the Farmer's shop in Gouveia and in Midões (Tábua).

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Proença-a-Nova: “Roteiro das Artes” inaugurates several works of art
The “Roteiro das Artes”, which takes place on October 21 at 4:00 p.m., includes the inauguration of a sculpture, a mural, a ceramic project and a catalog of works of art, at several places in Proença-a-Nova.

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Tourist areas and historic center with free wi-fi
Covilhã Town Hall announced today that the historic center of the city and the tourist areas of the county will now have a free wi-fi network.

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Researchers at UBI discover potential of cranberry berries
A study being developed at the Beira Interior University (UBI) reveals that consumption of cranberry has health benefits, especially for urinary tract problems.

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Life Med-Wolf project ends at the end of the year
The project supported the use of electric fences and the use of cattle dogs in the municipalities of Figueira de Castelo Rodrigo, Pinhel, Almeida, Guarda and Sabugal, which resulted in the reduction of animals attacked by wolves.

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Giant king cake at the start of ‘Natal com Arte' of Covilhã
Covilhã hosts, between December 1st and January 7th, 'Natal com Arte', a program that includes several Christmas activities and at the opening will have a giant king cake with 50 to 75 meters in length.

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‘Natal com Arte’ in Covilhã
‘Natal com Arte’ is the proposal of the Covilhã Town Hall for the next christmas season. The initiative starts on the 1st and will run until January 13th.

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Serra da Estrela has a 'Christmas village' adorned by the inhabitants and with land products
The people of the village of Cabeça have their doors open to welcome visitors, in a "simple and genuine Christmas" initiative where all the street decorations came from nature and from their own hands - which this year was more conditioned by the effect of fires.

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What are the 23 assets of Portugal that are a World Heritage Site?
Portugal already has 23 assets on the assets list of unequaled and fundamental importance for humanity, of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization.

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In Coimbra an exhibition of cribs discloses the work of artisans
This Christmas, in Coimbra, there is an exhibition and sale of handcrafted cribs and a workshop that teaches children to make their crib.