Friday, March 23, 2018

Worth its weight in gold

Clive Muir and Sue Eatock investigate the carob tree, whose seeds are valued by jewellers and goldsmiths

Bare facts on Spain’s bears

Listed in the Spanish Catalogue of Endangered Species as being in danger of extinction, the Cantabrian brown bear’s existence in Spain is not widely known

Incey Wincey spider

Clive Muir and Sue Eatock go peering under rocks and stones to tell us all about the only protected spider in the EU – the Andalucian funnel web

Beautiful… but beware

Clive Muir and Sue Eatock tell us hidden dangers lurk behind the beauty of the plant that lines Spain’s dry riverbeds and motorways – the oleander

Papaver – the heroic weed

Bob Maddox admits to his addiction as the south of Spain bursts into a riot of red and green

Alien Nation

They came by night. They came by day. Silently slipping over borders, stealthily avoiding detection. Some came by boat, others by plane. Only a few people knew about them. Still less cared.

Danger! Caterpillars crossing

If you go down to the woods today you might just be in for a big surprise – especially if you have a dog

Ramblers fight back

Ronda ramblers association suing the town hall over series of blocked footpaths

Castles in the Sky

Autumn, a time of change in the Andaluz skies - when the eternal featureless blue of summer begins to give way and the first reliably cloudy days begin to make an appearance

Golf complex work halted after rare bird threatened

PLANS to build a luxury golf complex on protected woodland have been temporarily postponed after a legal order was issued banning the felling of...


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