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Laundromat in hot water as soapy bubbles contaminate streams and wells

SAMPLES from 20 Soller water wells are being tested for suspected contaminants from a local laundromat. A stream passing through Biniali was tested 18 months...

Hands off our land!

New sustainable approach to land use will see green areas reclassified A RADICAL new building ban will prevent further erosion of the islands’ valuable green...

Plastic Problems: Support for using plastics in port expansions

PLANS to use molten plastic slag from the waste centre to expand ports have received the backing of multiple government sectors. The Balearic Port Authority...

Freeing the willies!

THE stretch of water between Barcelona and the Balearics, known as the Mediterranean Whale Migration Corridor, will be declared a Marine Protected Area. In a...

Spanish government says it should do more to reduce impact on global warming

Maria Garcia expects Spain to meet its target of reducing emissions by 26% before 2030, but said Spain must do more

Protesters march over Malaga mosquito problem

Stop Mosquitoes marched through the city to protest the lack of action taken by the council

Geothermal deposit found in Almeria

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

Groundbreaking eco Lego style plastic house factory to open in Malaga

Lego-style houses are becoming a reality, thanks to savvy Ronda-based estate agent Thorwald Bodensiek who is building one of Europe’s first recycled plastic brick factories near Malaga

Junta commit to green energy in Andalucia

Officials want to reduce the region’s energy consumption by 25%

Andalucia recycled 329 tonnes of lightbulbs last year

Andalucia reused a whopping 329 tonnes of lightbulbs last year, but the region has a way to go before matching Madrid and Catalunya.

Life’s a picnic: The Olive Press tests Bilbao’s famous Azurmendi restaurant

As Spain’s top chef Eneko Atxa opens in London, Jon Clarke checks out the green and wacky world of his Basque restaurant

Andalucia-based Sunseed Desert Technology celebrates 30th anniversary with week of events

A hands-on practical centre for low impact living and environmental education

FEATURE: After the Algarrobico, the fight to protect Spain’s wild spaces wages on

The Supreme Court ruling over the Algarrobico was a great victory for environmentalists, but the fight to preserve Spain’s wild spaces goes on. Rob Horgan and Tom Powell examine fierce ecological battles which remain unresolved across the country

Almost 40 vultures freed from captivity in Andalucia

At least 18 vultures are still alive and well

Ocean Village development will feature first ‘green wall’ in Gibraltar

Development will feature ‘green technology’ never seen before in Gibraltar

Almeria’s El Algarrobico hotel fate will be decided next month

The Algarrobico case has dragged on since work on the building stopped in 2005 on protected land

Junta rules to protect Donana National Park from gas project

Plans to extract gas from Doñana nature reserve win a provisional stay of execution

Happy International Earth Day!

International Earth Day celebrates 45 years of existence today

Supreme Court scraps Andalucia’s most controversial golf macroproject Los Merinos near Ronda

Ronda’s Los Merinos golf macroproject has been scrapped by the Supreme Court after almost a decade of legal warfare

Recycled art exhibition comes to Ronda

Could your rubbish be considered a work of art?

Olive oil power plant for Andalucia

‘Waste not want not’ as Andalucia’s iconic crop goes electric

Just one Spanish company in world’s top 100 ‘sustainable’ corporations

Acciona is the only company to make the grade

Robert Redford fights for environment in Ronda

Robert Redford is a piglet in a video that promotes good environmental habits

Chicken to blame for Spain’s growing environmental footprint

Spain falls two places in world sustainability rankings

Spain announces 15% decrease of greenhouse gas emissions

But meteorologists still say carbon dioxide levels are 'unprecedented'

Spanish government tries to dodge cost of earthquake-damage gas-storage site

Owned by Real Madrid president Florentino Perez, the site is demanding €1.4 billion in compensation
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