Monday, June 18, 2018

Hundreds of hunting traps seized in Sierra de Yeguas

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

Twitchers are all of a flutter over new bird-watching app

The app includes videos, birdsong and a series of maps and walks for spotting the best of Spain's birds

Slimey! Slugs and snails big threat to gardens

The Royal Horticultural Society has warned slugs and snails remain the biggest threat to gardens this Spring

Red palm weevils now a major concern

Authorities are encouraging anyone who spots the weevils to contact them

Which? publishes controversial compost study

Consumer magazine advises gardeners to shun peat-free compost

Canary Islands president discusses oil drilling plans

President to canvas opinion on oil extraction plans around Fuerteventura and Lanzarote

Endangered horses released back into the Spanish wild

Retuerta horses are one of the oldest and rarest breeds in Europe

Work beginning on new sewage plant for Nerja

The sewage plant has been a long-running saga

Spain animal rights groups call for ban on hunting with dogs

Half a million greyhounds are abandoned every year when they become too slow to hunt with

Electric scooters hit Granada

Cooltra, the leading scooter rental company in Spain, has opened a new office in Granada

Spain becomes wolf stronghold

Wolf numbers on the up in Spain after years of absence

Harassed harriers’ nests destroyed

Attacks on nests took place in Antequera and Archidona

Greenhouse gases tumble as Spain eyes renewable energy dependency

Greenhouse gases down as country pushes towards a 100% renewable-powered future

Renewable energy meets demand for electricity

Just under half of electricity demand fulfilled by renewables in 2012

Nothing to grouse about!

Andalucia's Sandgrouse population has grown by almost 300 percent in the last three years

Mining executives wanted on Sevilla environmental damage charges

Four former executives stand accused of extensive environmental damage in Seville

Easy does it with new variety of poinsettia

One of the new varieties is much easier to grow than existing counterparts

Action group launch anti-bird poisoning campaign

Action plan to snare birdlife killers and to put an end to poison-baiting

Our winter feathered friends

A flock of winter birds are winging their way to Andalucia

Wild wonders of yesteryear

A new book will trace the steps of two 19th century naturalists across the Iberian Peninsula

Andalucia’s black vulture population reaches new high

Andalucia's black vulture population has reached highest level in history

San Pedro festival’s healthy outlook

Healthy living, nutrition and spirituality all discussed at weekend event

Spain’s scientists to try to clone an extinct goat

Researchers to test preserved cells of last remaining bucardo

New Spanish wind turbine sets production record

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

Spanish slugs scourge on British gardens

Killer slugs destroy gardens and kill wildlife

Genetically modified flies could be tested in Spain

Olive flies set to be tested in Spain by UK company
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