Tuesday, 18 July, 2017

Nature

Sacyr Industrial will build a geothermal plant in the region next August

A 15-year megadrought would likely decimate Spain’s crops, risking long-lasting economic consequences

Spain's weather agency AEMET has warned of high UV levels from today

Robin Hood-style amphibians sneak up on fishing boats and rip open their nets after they have landed a big haul

The park will even be divided into spaces for bigger and smaller dogs,

Teresa Rodriguez, General Secretary of Podemos Andalucia, said that the Junta should do more to showcase the region’s 10,000km of trails as a green, responsible and profitable way to attract tourists

A total of 2,936 permisos in the region lapsed without renewal in 2016, much higher than in Madrid (1,803) and Cataluña (1,423), the other top regions with fewest renewals

Tabernas’s Oro del Desierto olive grove is a different world to the vast super-intensive farms it neighbours, which are sapping the region of its life blood - water

Now 400 times more water is being taken from an important Almeria aquifer than enters, an alarming situation that is being blamed on a surge in super-intensive olive production in the zone

Junta officials swooped on the sites which unscrupulous parties had been using to tap an aquifer on which the Sevilla and Huelva-based national park is dependent

Over 13,500 people have already signed the campaign on Change.org to grant Estepona’s Sierra Bermeja the status jointly with neighbouring Sierra de las Nieves in Ronda

A 58-year-old father from Granada has been killed by lightning.

An estimated 22,000 flamingos have arrived at Andalucia's Fuente de Piedra

Temperatures will increase over the Easter weekend. The hottest region will be Cordoba.
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Many in the 10,000-strong crowd can be heard screaming

The amputation of ears, claws, teeth or vocal chords is also banned

The remains are covered in marks made from stone tools, fire and human teeth

Fracking firms have been met with strong opposition from locals and regional authorities

The species has been labelled as in danger of extinction by the International Union for the Conservation of Nature after 50% of its global population was reduced in the last 20 years

Campaigners want centres to offer to take in dozens of non-native species irresponsibly introduced into ponds at the Parque del Oeste, which are threatening indigenous breeds such as the galápago europeo and galápago leproso.

Members of Resistancia Animal Malaga have announced a protest outside Selwo Marina in Benalmadena on May 13 from noon

Speedy recovery for tawny owl thought to have been hit by a car

Jonny Rankin of Bury St Edmonds has so far raised over £4,700 (€5420) for an RSPB project to rebuild their British habitats by trekking 705 miles from Tarifa to Asturias

The suitably-named phallic looking Amorphophallus orchid, which is three metres tall, has burst into flower at Estepona’s Orchidarium

Many will be heading to the beach this weekend

Madrid has granted €16 million to the Costa

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