Tuesday, June 19, 2018

Summer-like weather to return this weekend as temps soar to 28C in Andalucia

Many will be heading to the beach this weekend

Green energy retreat in Spain

Spain's use of coal as an energy source almost doubled last year

Junta pledges €6.6 million to make vital river repairs following fatal Malaga floods

It will also use the money to make improvements to try stop future floods

Protesters march over Malaga mosquito problem

Stop Mosquitoes marched through the city to protest the lack of action taken by the council

San Pedro festival’s healthy outlook

Healthy living, nutrition and spirituality all discussed at weekend event

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

Going native: Twenty signs you’ve become well and truly Spanish

You may not even realise how much you have blended into your new home

MONSTER WAVE: Tsunami fears in Spain as HUGE active volcano experiences 40 quakes in 48 hours

RESIDENTS on the Canary islands are fearing a volcanic eruption after the Spanish archipelago was hit by more than 40 earthquake tremors in just 48...

Abandoned tyre mountain to be shredded by local authorities

The 90,000 tonne heap is a serious fire and environmental hazard

Endangered Iberian lynx to be re-introduced in Madrid

Following a 15-year breeding programme

Environmentalists take action against San Roque pollution

Ecologists believe the Cepsa refinery is ‘emitting dangerous chemicals at night’

Mining executives wanted on Sevilla environmental damage charges

Four former executives stand accused of extensive environmental damage in Seville

HEATWAVE: Weathermen warn of temperatures above 40C across Spain

Sevilla, Badajoz and Cordoba will reach 42C

Torre del Mar beach wins back prestigious blue flag

The stamp of honour is reserved for beaches with exceptional water quality, safety, hygiene, accessibility, services, information and lifeguards.

How to catch the meteor shower over Spain tonight

The shower will continue until the end of August

Hundreds of hunting traps seized in Sierra de Yeguas

Investigation sniffs out poison, traps and nets at private hunting estates

New Spanish wind turbine sets production record

Local grid provided with more than 2GWh of electricity since it was installed

Spain’s oil industry could create 250,000 new jobs

Spain could become a gas exporter by 2031

Pope look-a-like leads eco-warriors in green protest against climate change

Members of environmentalist group Verdemar de Ecologistas en Acción staged a ‘performance’ protest

Cold weather and ‘polar air front’ set to descend on Spain this weekend

Summer finally over as polar air front heads to Spain sending temperatures sharply downwards

Making a difference in 2008

Tired of mundane New Year resolutions? Instead of giving up smoking why not make some small lifestyle changes and help to save the planet. The Olive Press’ Rosie Sinclair, one of Al Gore’s Climate Project foot soldiers, shows you how.

The activities that could see you fined up to €3,000 on Costa del Sol beaches this summer

Playing ball sports on the beach or in the sea, nudism and urinating in the sea can result in fines of up to €750

Estepona Town Hall pledges to clean up disease-riddled rivers

Estepona Town Hall has pledged to eliminate waste water from beaches and rivers

Nerja draws up plans for first underwater museum

What lies beneath...

Massive cleanup underway to save Costa del Sol sand dunes from invasive species

Rio Real is the worst hit, and Forestal workers are removing canes, weeds, acacia, yucca, agave and castor oil plants in an effort to preserve the dunes ecosystem.

A green date for your diary

Natura Malaga trade fair will be held at the Trade Fair and Congress Center on May 25-27
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