Tuesday, November 13, 2018

Driving speed limits to be cut across Spain

New speed regulations are set to see motorists slowing down

Plague of poisonous caterpillars leaves hundreds of cyclists needing emergency care in Sevilla

Processionary caterpillars have been wreaking havoc across Andalucia

Helena Bonham Carter strips off with a fish

To help save bluefin tuna fish from extinction

Andalucia’s solar plant at the centre of million-euro legal battle

Andasol investors are suing Spain following solar subsidy cuts

Killer caterpillars on the up in the Axarquia

English expat urges dog owners to be vigilant after his rottweiler died in agony from processionary caterpillar poisoning

Olive oil power plant for Andalucia

‘Waste not want not’ as Andalucia’s iconic crop goes electric

Manhunt launched for poachers who decapitated more than 100 deer in Spain

The poachers left the dismembered bodies scattered across the countryside

Toxic orange cloud hangs over Barcelona towns after chemical explosion

More than 65,000 residents were told to stay indoors with doors and windows closed

Madrid sixth most-polluted European big city

Green group Ecologists in Actions claims air pollution causes 2,000 deaths a year in the capital

40,000 sign petition for Palomares nuclear clean-up

Ecologists and locals unite against government failure to remove highly radioactive matter from Almeria

Expat searches for ‘perfect home’ for Costa del Sol turtle

Six-year-old European pond turtle, Trevor, has reached sexual maturity and keeps staging ‘flight attempts’ from his giant fish tank in Sabinillas

How a plague of killer wasps could ruin the Genal Valley

Spring could arrive with a sting in the tale for chestnut farmers near Ronda. Only then will they know if their €10 million industry is safe from the dreaded gall wasp

Pesticide could spell the end of Red Palm Weevil

Red Palm Weevil's reign of terror could be brought to an end

Energy giant Repsol abandons failed Canary Island drilling project

But projects off the Mijas coastline still look to go ahead

PSOE mayoral candidate wants to outlaw diesel cars in Madrid

Antonio Miguel Carmona has promised that, if elected, he will ‘eliminate’ diesel vehicles in the country’s capital by 2020

Just one Spanish company in world’s top 100 ‘sustainable’ corporations

Acciona is the only company to make the grade

Debate rages over Aznalcollar mine reopening

Should a mine that caused one of Spain’s worst environmental mishaps almost two decades ago reopen for 450 jobs?

Carbon-neutral hotel in Huelva a TripAdvisor GreenLeader

La Posada de San Marcos, in the Sierra de Aracena natural park, has retained its GreenLeader status for 2015

Europe expected to give green light to GM crops in vote

Spain and UK backing the change in today's vote

Work beginning on new sewage plant for Nerja

The sewage plant has been a long-running saga

Don’t be naïve (Evian spelt backwards) – give up the bottle

Since the Olive Press launched a campaign to cut back on plastic two years ago, plenty of town councils, companies and individuals around Andalucia have got the message, at least with plastic bags. But when it comes to plastic bottles not everyone has, writes Josephine Quintero

Green groups denounce Junta de Andalucia’s mining plans

The plans involve creating new quarries and the reopening of quarry sites previously closed by Andalucia’s High Court.

Poisoned by planes?

After a heated debate about whether the Spanish authorities have been spraying toxic chemicals in the sky in a bid to stop global warming, Annabel Grossman investigates the strange phenomenon of 'chemtrails'

Law amendment to regulate Spanish 25,000 properties put on fast-track by Junta de Andalucia

Junta to legalize 25,000 irregular homes, just in time for the elections

Last battle for the red tuna?

Launching our Green Guide this week, we start with an in-depth look at the red tuna industry by Andrew Pearce
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