Friday, 15 December, 2017

Nature

The EU has banned fishermen from slicing off sharks’ fins and discarding their bodies live

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

The fartets and freshwater blennies will be bred in an attempt to boost numbers

Sightings were reported from Algarrobo to Algeciras and in Tarifa

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

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

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

Garden La Palma's Peter Langdale gives his top tips for August

Walking guide Guy Hunter-Watts suggests a great shady summer walk around Canos de Meca

King Juan Carlos' hunting activities have caused concern among WWF members

Torremolinos Town Hall has learnt the hard way that nothing in life is free

Vet could have ‘made up’ scientific data for years

The Strait of Gibraltar is a magnet for migrating birds between Europe and Africa

Police believe illegal traps were used to snare the birds

EXCLUSIVE: With some fanatics failing to spot a lynx in a dozen visits, wildlife photographer Simon Littlejohn was incredibly lucky to spot three of the endangered cats in just one day... Here are his remarkable results on a four-day adventure to the Sierra de Andujar

The Olive Press sent JAMES BRYCE to the highest point in continental Spain, Mulhacen, in Granada, which according to legend is the final resting place of a Muslim monarch

And another lynx has been run over by a motorist

Rescue centre 'bought and sold' rare eagles and chicks in order to justify millions in grants

Centre in charge of the recovery program for the endangered Spanish Imperial Eagle has been linked to the thefts

As exciting new figures show the Iberian lynx is clawing its way back, Wendy Williams takes a look at the struggle to save the world’s most endangered cat…

Species extinct as last female brown bear in the Pyrenees is almost certainly dead

It should, of course, come easy for a bird, and now a family of Egyptian vultures are the latest group to start Twittering... as well as allowing cameras into their private lives!

Recently on the verge of extinction, now red tuna could actually be making a comeback

A new law is being drafted to give cash to farmers whose animals are being killed by the wolves that have returned to Madrid

Jason Heppenstall delves deep under the bedclothes and finds something nasty

Take your Andalucian summer beyond the crowded Costa beaches with our 26 favourite spots

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