Monday, August 20, 2018

Environmental concern as Spain has more PIGS than people for first time in its history

THERE are now more pigs in Spain than people.  According to the environment ministry, there are 50 million swines roaming the country, some 3.5 million...

WATCH: Baby turtle and parent freed from plastic off coast of Spain

https://www.facebook.com/MallorcaBLUE/videos/2148150318787909/UzpfSTY4MDM3OTkwMjoyMjYwOTkzNzg3MjUxMTUw/ THIS is the moment a baby turtle and its parent were freed from plastic off the coast of Spain.  The two-minute clip shows rescuers scoop...

Why have jellyfish invaded the Costa del Sol?

Study hopes to reveal why the Costa del Sol has been bombarded with jellyfish this year

Over two planets’ worth of ecological resources drained by Spain

From now until December 31 the world is in a situation of ‘ecological debt’

Malaga launches hospitality recycling campaign on Spain’s Costa del Sol

The campaign is targeting 109 establishments along the Malaga coast

Costa del Sol forest fire stabilised

THE forest fire which broke out on the A-7 near Torremolinos has been stabilised. https://twitter.com/Plan_INFOCA/status/1027566377249513472 According to INFOCA, firefighters are still working to control some of...

WATCH: Smoke bellows from Costa del Sol fire as A-7 motorway shuts down

THIS is the moment a forest fire shut down traffic on the Costa del Sol.  https://twitter.com/juanignaciogc/status/1027546535695998976 The 30-second clips show smoke bellowing from the flames adjacent...

BREAKING: Cars abandoned and aircraft scrambled as forest fire erupts on Spain’s Costa del Sol

AIRCRAFT have been called to a forest fire on the Costa del Sol.  Some 18 firefighters and a helicopter have been sent to Torremolinos as...

Costa del Sol beach named in ‘top 10 most Instagrammed beaches’ in Spain

A COSTA del Sol beach is one of the most Instagrammed in Spain.  It comes after search engine Holidu analysed more than 200 million instances...

DEADLY: Death toll from Spain’s killer heatwave rises to NINE

It means the sky-high temperatures have killed more than one person per day over the past week

Seven dead in Spain as killer heatwave continues to spread across Europe

Temperatures are set to be high for the remainder of the week

Second man dies in southern Spain as heatwave spreads across Europe

The two deaths are the first to have been caused in Europe as a direct result of the heatwave

12 ways to keep cool in Spain’s killer heatwave

It's more important than ever to ensure you stay safe in the sun

HELL ON EARTH: One dead as killer heatwave will see temperatures reach 48C in southern Spain TODAY

RED alerts have been issued across Spain as a killer heatwave continues to spread across the country.  Thanks to a hot air blast from the...

WATCH: Fireworks ‘not to blame’ for huge fire on Spain’s Costa del Sol

THIS is the moment a forest fire tore through a holiday hotspot on the Costa del Sol late last night.  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=m8Ocyc8lVFY The flames broke out in...

EU STINK!: Andalucia to blame for Spain’s sewage treatment problem as country handed €12 million fine

SPAIN has been fined €12 million by the EU for failing to deal with its sewage water properly - and the majority of offending...

Hooked on Barbate the world’s tuna capital

In an unsuspecting little town in Andalucia a Phoenician fishing technique is keeping the Japanese sushi market afloat

Lunar eclipse blood moon will be visible in Spanish skies TONIGHT

THE longest lunar eclipse in the 21st century will be visible in Spain tonight. The phenomenon will be a total lunar eclipse, in which...

BREAKING: Dozens of firefighters and 5 aircraft tackling forest fire in Andalucia’s Cadiz

A FOREST fire has broken out in Andalucia.  https://twitter.com/Plan_INFOCA/status/1022467188878401538 Some 50 firefighters and five aircraft have been sent to tackle the blaze in Jimena de la...

The best official dog beaches in Spain’s Andalucia and Costa del Sol

THEY say that dogs are man’s best friend, and who else would you want to go to the beach with other than your best...

Southern Spain may face ‘deadly’ earthquakes as Andalucia scientists discover new tectonic fault lines

Andalucian scientists believe the new fault zone was the cause of a 2004 quake which killed more than 600 people

‘Evil’ monkey dubbed Dracula robs British family of cash and passports on Gibraltar’s Skywalk

IT is possibly the last place you would want your handbag grabbed by a monkey. And particularly when it contains your entire family’s passports, not...

GORGE-OUS: Expat author Guy Hunter-Watts takes a walk through the wilds of Andalucia’s Cazorla

Guy Hunter-Watts, author of several walking guides to Andalucía, heads off piste for a jaw-dropping gorge adventure in the wilds of Cazorla. Cazorla Natural Park...

Forest fire erupts on Spain’s Costa del Sol

UPDATE: The fire is believed to have been brought under control  A FOREST fire has broken out on the Costa del Sol.  Expats and locals have...

WATCH: ‘Shark’ spotted near shore of Costa del Sol beach in Spain

https://www.facebook.com/darrell.coe.7/videos/10155938596938068/ THIS is the moment a 'shark' was filmed near the shores of a Costa del Sol beach.  The two-minute clip shows a dark fin protruding...
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