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You can participate in the Environmental March 2020 at UDC, which is part of the Educating for Sustainability Project of the UDC and Alcoa Foundation, which aims to train the university community in the basic concepts of environmental and social sustainability and to develop capacities to act on...

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Between February 2 and 6, the urban art mural of the project "Cultural river restoration of the Monelos river: diffusion and valorization of the Monelos river through urban art open to society" was made.

The artistic work was directed by the urban art workshop "Vella Escola", in rúa Montes, in f...

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"Near the Marineda City shopping center is one of the few places where the Monelos River is still a river or at least a stream.

The remains of this flow were formed by different water courses: "The main one starts in the parish of Feáns, in the place of Castiñeira, and continues to Mesoiro. In ord...

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By the end of 2019 a cultural project will be carried out in which the society of A Coruña will participate. This project is called Cultural Fluvial Restoration of the Monelos River: Dissemination and valorization of the Monelos River through urban art open to society.

The cultural restoration c...

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The civil engineer Amal Nnechachi took part in the VI Jornadas de Ingeniería del Agua (Water Engineering Conference) JIA 2019 organized by the Universidad de Castilla-La Mancha (University of Castilla-La Mancha) in the city of Toledo (Spain).

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The civil engineer participates in the Monelos River Revival (MonRiveR) research project to recover the natural course and involve society:

Link to the interview by La Voz de Galicia (Spanish only)

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On June 13, 2019, the Restaura Ríos 2019 Congress was held in Murcia. The civil engineer Amal Nnechachi made the presentation "Biodiversity and perspectives to the restoration of Monelos river basin (A Coruña, Galicia)".

Amal presented a study on the habitats and biodiversity of the Monelos ri...

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On May 20 we received Manuel Rodilla again to tell us more information and anecdotes about the river Monelos but this time he was accompanied by Francisco Cobas, also an expert on Monelos and the history of A Coruña.

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Manuel Rodilla on "Calle de la Alcantarilla":

For me it is definitive the document I found the other day in which Cort titles the street above the river: "La calle de la Alcantarilla". It defines perfectly what was the concept of that stretch of the river in 1942. Why "sewer" there and not up the...

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On the 24th Día da Ciencia na Rúa (Street Science Day) CuacFm spoke with Amal Nnechachi, a Cartolab researcher, about the Monelos River Revival (MonRiveR) project.

Amal's research work is closely linked to Ángeles Huerta Esquece Monelos' (Forget Monelos) documentary. Both the film and the proj...

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On May 13 we received Manuel Rodilla and Jose Carlos Alonso, experts on the Monelos River, who came to talk to us about the history of the river and its context. They told us a lot of interesting data and anecdotes linked to the underground river, to the city of A Coruña and its surroundings through...

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On May the 2nd, a panel discussion was held on the film 'Esquece Monelos' which served to present the project 'MonRiveR'. A research project that aims to define the possible methodologies of restoration of the river Monelos and the enhancement of its natural course in an urban environment.

'MonRiv...

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The Monelos river is also known along its course as Beneirón river, Campos river or Mesoiro river. The river rises and flows into the municipality of A Coruña and is buried for most of its journey, channeled under the floor of the streets of the city.

The river Monelos is born in the parish of San...

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On Thursday, April 25, the documentary 'Esquece Monelos' by Ángeles Huerta was screened. The film tells the story of the disappearance of the Monelos River, relating it to the loss of memory of the place and the people who inhabited it in the past.

The screening of the documentary took place at 12...

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