Sunday, September 23, 2018

Madrid’s firefighters go green to reduce pollution in the city

It is estimated the move will save €18,000 and reduce emissions by 50 tonnes while the total cost of the fleet came in at €660,000.

Tallest flower in the world blossoming in Estepona’s Orquidarium for only 72 hours

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

Dead dolphins found off Spain’s southern coast ‘had Alzheimer’s’

The study reveals that dolphins were found to have the same protein clusters found in Alzheimer patients.

Two vultures killed by Guadalteba wind turbines

Ecologistas en Accion has denounced a wind farm

Tributes to ‘hero’ British father who died trying to save daughter from drowning on Costa del Sol

Lifeguards saved Reece's daughter and another man in the rescue attempt

People-friendly vulture

Reports indicate the large bird is roaming and flying between La Duquesa and Martagina

The monkey with no name – Bioparc Fuengirola’s adorable new addition

Fuengirola Bioparc's new addition is the first golden-cheeked gibbon to be born in Spain, and the latest to be born on the continent

Spanish city bans ‘flaming bull’ runs citing animal cruelty

Funding for bull runs and bullfighting schools have also been cut

The goats of Spain

The wild mountain goats frequently found in herds across the mountain ranges of Andalucia are Spanish Ibex

European Commission slam Spain for not doing enough for electric car renewal

In a new report criticising Spain’s efforts to go green, the Commission says not enough resources are being allocated for long-term plans to encourage car manufacturers to meet goals set by the EU.

Poisoned bait leads to vulture and lynx deaths

Rare animals “deliberately killed” by farmers

SAVAGED: 82-year-old woman loses BOTH LEGS and SCALP in vicious attack by local’s bulldogs in Spain, chances of survival...

AN 82-year-old woman is fighting for her life after being viciously attacked by two dogs as she walked home from church in Spain.  The emergency...

Red kites up by 50% in Spanish national park

The Junta de Andalucia has recorded sightings of 74 red kite pairs, compared to just 40 in 2011

The Eco Garden: Keep the garden pests at bay with beer and bird droppings

Don’t automatically reach for the chemical sprays, because there are plenty of ecological alternatives to ensure that you keep your garden safe for the family, pets and wildlife

Jellyfish damaging business on Marbella beaches

Hundreds of stings reported over the weekend

VIDEO: Escaped hippo on the loose in Huelva

It had escaped from a nearby circus

Discovering Andalucia’s rocky roads on your doorstep

There is nothing I like more than getting out on my mountain bike and exploring the stunningly beautiful Andalucian countryside, writes Ashley Higgins

New athletic track in Estepona hopes to be Andalucia’s go-to sporting site

The site, covering 34,132 square metres, will feature an athletics track, football pitch and a half-pitch for seven-a-side, a BMX track, and an underground car park for a thousand cars.

Myleene Klass looks stunning while surfing on Portuguese coast near Algarve

The former Hear’Say singer famously took to the showers during her time in the jungle on I’m A Celebrity… Get Me Out of Here.

Iconic Costa del Sol chiringuito ripped in half following worst floods in 25 years

The mass clean up begins for thousands of home and business owners along the coast

Mijas to get its own specialised dog park

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

Silver linings: How the Costa del Sol floods brought me closer to my family

How the floods have given me more than they have taken, by ‘Wonder Woman’ Natalie Rose Kern

Cold front bringing snow, high winds and heavy rain to Spain

Temperatures have plummeted across the country

Breaking misconceptions: Monkeys don’t eat bananas

The sugar in bananas can end up giving monkeys health problems like diabetes.

Granada Biopark opens with 250 tropical species

The €12.5 million project in the city’s Science Park gives visitors a taste of tropical rainforests and coral reefs around the world
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