Friday, June 22, 2018

Junta authorises deer hunts in nature reserve

Four deer were killed in Cazorla natural park, making €8,000 which will be used to buy fodder

Al Gore set to lay out ‘green business’ plan in Spain

The Nobel Peace Prize winner will visit Barcelona and Gibraltar

Marbella In Transition

On the eve of Marbella's Transition Towns conference, organiser and Arboretum Marbella director Alejandro Cesar Orioli explains a bit more about the movement

Coast Law reform saves thousands of homes from demolition in Spain

Amnesty extended for 10,000 beachfront properties, many belonging to foreigners

500 black storks migrate in one day

Sightings were reported from Algarrobo to Algeciras and in Tarifa

Phone app to combat jellyfish peril on Costa del Sol

Beachgoers will be able to track the movement of the stinging invertebrates using their mobile

Tax reform for Spain’s energy sector

Spanish government to raise tax in bid to reduce energy industry's €24 billion tariff deficit

Andalucia dubbed a birdwatcher’s paradise

Tourism chiefs travelled to the UK to promote the region's bird-friendly environment

Wolf hunting to be legalised in Spain

Picos de Europa national park will authorise wolf hunting due to a large number of herd attacks

Spanish government tests new low-carbon cars

The vehicles, which run entirely on electricity, will be assessed during a six-month trial period

New weapon against palm weevil

New technology will enable tracking of devastating beetle throughout Spain

Spain plans to make green taxis

Madrid city hall sets out new regulations to create ecotaxis

Blue flag losses for Nerja

Flags removed from El Playazo and Maro beaches

Al Gore prepares to visit Gibraltar

The former US vice president will deliver a speech at a major environmental forum

‘Bone-breakers’ are back in Spain

The bearded vultures were once on the verge of extinction

Gibraltar rejects ranking as worst environmental offender

Anger after the Rock is shown to have highest per capita carbon emissions in the world

Environment Ministry funds €4.3 million irrigation project

The scheme will save drinking water in Mijas and Fuengirola by using treated sewage water to irrigate parks and golf courses

Spain in danger of ‘chronic drought’

Rain shortage has meant crucial underground aquifers are not getting filled

Sevilla escapes UNESCO’s World Heritage black list

The Pelli Tower does not threaten the city's World Heritage status, apparently

Popularity of cork helps endangered Iberian Lynx in Spain

The return to fashion of the versatile building material means the predator's habitat is being preserved

Spanish government refuses to halt plan to prospect for oil off Axarquia coast

It insists there can be ‘no technical argument’ to prevent it from taking place

Knock down the Algarrobico, says IU, as High Court returns Natural Park protection

After local town halls insist on opening illegal hotel in Carbonaras, IU party hits back

Spanish company increases tidal power

Spanish company aims to make Scotland a key hub for renewable energy

Green Guide 2012

The Olive Press' yearly guide to all things environmental is celebrating its fifth anniversary this July

Free access for Almeria ‘hippy beach’

Town hall rules road to Cala de San Pedro should be free of charge

Waddling back to the future

At Finca La Donaira a hotel and farming project is combining ancient and modern technology to bring great optimism to Spain’s organic agricultural sector, writes James Bryce
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