Friday, April 20, 2018

More than 1,000 pigs drown in Spain after farm owners refuse to evacuate animals following flood warnings (WARNING: DISTRESSING...

MORE than 1,000 pigs have drowned in Spain after being locked in their pens during a flood.  https://twitter.com/PartidoPACMA/status/986267520591122434 Shocking footage shared by animal rights group PACMA...

Isolated case of ‘olive tree ebola’ bacteria found in Andalucia

The bacteria, Xylella fastidiosa, was found in three decorative plants in a garden centre in Almeria but officials insist it is a one-off case

Euthanasia of healthy animals at rescue shelters to be banned in Costa del Sol town

It comes after local support groups put forward the proposal to Estepona town hall in a bid to protect healthy domestic animals

Reservoir dam in Andalucia opened as officials deem it too full

THE reservoir which supplies the western Costa del Sol was opened on Monday after officials deemed it over capacity. The La Concepción reservoir, behind Marbella,...

Spain’s Andalucia rocked by 14 earthquakes in just three hours as residents report tremors

SOME 14 earthquakes have rocked Andalucia in just three hours this morning.  All of the quakes occured in Granada between 5.36am and 8.43am. https://twitter.com/E112Andalucia/status/985777397252476929 Residents called the...

New Lynx observatory opened in Andalucia

A NEW lynx observatory at the Doñana Natural park has been officially opened by Junta president Susana Diaz. Diaz said the observatory will help ‘spread...

Protests held over contaminated ‘brown water’ on Mallorca beach

A GROUP of neighbours has protested over contamination of one of the island’s most popular bathing spots. Dozens held up placards to demand action after...

Big business urges Spain to pass climate change law and ‘transition to green energy’

MORE than two dozen multinational and medium-sized companies have signed a declaration calling for Spain to transition to green energy.  Eleven out of the 30...

EXCLUSIVE: Mallorca in shock after spate of brutal cat killings

RESIDENTS are demanding action after a spate of shootings left three cats dead and at least three seriously injured. Police are now probing the shootings...

WATCH: Eel smuggling ring which flogged €37M worth to Asia is busted in Spain

Guardia Civil seized 364 travel bags carrying more than five tons of eels

RETURN OF THE MACS: Orange and yellow warnings for Andalucia and Costa del Sol as strong winds and rain...

AEMET has issued yellow and orange weather warnings across Andalucia today as the strong winds and rain return.  Orange warnings have been issued for Cadiz...

Whale killed by ingesting rubbish found off Spanish coast

MAN-made rubbish - including a drum - has caused the death of a whale found off a Spanish coast. The young sperm whale, discovered near...

‘Don’t feed the monster’ campaign going strong as wipes are causing serious damage to sewer systems

A CAMPAIGN titled 'Don't Feed the Monster' has spread across Mallorca, aiming to prevent wipes from being flushed down toilets and washed up on...

Andalucia man who was raised by wolves ‘disappointed by life in human world’

He was sold to a goat herder who lived alone in the mountains of the Sierra Morena

X Factor hits Spain as talent scouts search for next big star

Scouts are set to jet to Benidorm and Tenerife to open up auditions for expats

Spanish Island is one step closer to becoming world’s first fully green country

A SPANISH island just powered itself with renewable energy for 18 days straight. El Hierro, which started its green energy project in 2014, aims to...

Hundreds turn up to Al Gore climate change documentary premiere in Marbella

The screening was preceded by a presentation led by Pancho Campo about the effects of climate change in the Costa del Sol

IN PICS: Rare shark spotted off coast of southern Spain

It has upper teeth and blade-like lower teeth, with 12 rows of teeth on either side

Jellyfish capable of killing humans washing up on Costa del Sol beaches

AN increasing number of killer jellyfish are washing up on beaches along the Costa del Sol and Andalucia. Warnings have been issued for the Man...

WET WEEKEND…AGAIN: Orange and yellow warnings for Malaga and Costa del Sol as strong winds and rain predicted

STRONG winds and rain are heading to Malaga and the Costa del Sol again this weekend. It follows a week of rain with very few...

Green group in Spain call for protection of historic mine town

Ecologists campaign to preserve the town from demolition

Thousands of dogs and cats at risk of death as Marbella town hall proposes outsourcing holding of stray animals...

THOUSANDS of dogs and cats are at risk of death in Marbella after the town hall has proposed outsourcing the holding of stray animals...

Flooding and injuries as ‘worst storm of the year’ wreaks havoc in Spain

Serious flooding and wind alerts in place for Sunday

Marbella hosts Andalucía premiere of Al Gore climate crisis documentary

MARBELLA is set to host the Andalucían premiere of former US Vice President, Al Gore’s greatly anticipated documentary about climate change. An Inconvenient Sequel: Truth...

Deep underwater earthquake strikes off the coast of southern Spain

AN earthquake measuring 4.6 on the Richter scale rocked the coast of southern Spain late on Wednesday night.  Its epicentre was off the coast in...

‘Worrying’ levels of plastic particles found in almost 75% of fish

New research finds microplastics could pose a serious threat to human health
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