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Bumper month for wind power in Spain breaks record

This surge has meant that the monthly CO2 emissions from electricity dropped to the lowest for the month of October since 2010

Spain to close almost all coal mines and leave more than 1,000 out of work in latest step towards...

Over 1,000 miners and subcontractors will be made redundant by the new year closures

KILLER AIR: Andalucia Junta denounced for ‘failing’ to battle toxic air as Cadiz and Campo de Gibraltar revealed to...

          ENVIRONMENTAL groups are taking legal action against the Junta for ‘failing to tackle toxic air’ in the Campo de Gibraltar. Ecologistas en Accion has...

Volunteers clear up almost half a TONNE of waste from Costa del Sol beach

Since starting the foundation, Plastic Free Seas Worldwide have cleared a total of 3,400 kilos in 10 beach clean ups

Temperatures in Spain’s Andalucia hit climate change limit

In Malaga, Cordoba and Granada the average yearly temperature in the 21st century was at least 1.5°C higher than in the 20th century

Companies with women in power ‘less likely to break environmental laws’

COMPANIES with women at the helm are less likely to break environmental laws. A new study claims that for every additional woman appointed to...

MONKEYING AROUND: All you need to know about Gibraltar’s mischievous macaques

The macaques have been residents since the 12th century as they are depicted in paintings of the period

Environmental concern as Spain has more PIGS than people for first time in its history

THERE are now more pigs in Spain than people.  According to the environment ministry, there are 50 million swines roaming the country, some 3.5 million...

Over two planets’ worth of ecological resources drained by Spain

From now until December 31 the world is in a situation of ‘ecological debt’

Andalucia tech company to send solar panels into space

The company aims to seize on a rising demand for panels attached to satellites

Mallorca celebrates a whale of a win as migration corridor becomes a protected area

THE WHALE corridor in the Mediterranean, which runs just North of Mallorca, has been declared a Protected Marine Area. The government approved a Royal Decree...

TOXIC: 97% of Spain exposed to ‘unacceptable’ levels of air pollution

ONLY 3% of the entire Spanish nation enjoy air quality that meets World Health Organisation standards. And according to the WHO’s latest shocking report, the...

Spain vows to prioritise transition to renewable energy

SPAIN’S new government has vowed to prioritise its green policy during a meeting in Brussels. Teresa Ribera, the new environment minister, announced that ‘Spain...

Spain wages war on wet wipes

SPAIN is waging war on wet wipes … or, rather, the practice of flushing them down the loo. A call by the Grupo Parlamentario Vasco...

Spanish ‘Dragons Den’ competition launched for start-ups

A NEW competition has been launched in Mallorca with the aim of rewarding start-ups in the tourism, biotechnology and environmental sectors. The Dragons Den style...

Read all about it! Plaques to explain benefits of tourist tax

A SERIES of brochures and plaques are to go up highlighting the good work of the Balearic tourist tax. The plaques are to be erected...

Marbella expat confirms Barack Obama as guest speaker at leading climate change conference

Wine expert, Pancho Campo, has secured the 44th President of the U.S. for this summer’s high profile Climate Change Leadership Porto Summit

New law gives government more control over protected lands

A NEW Environmental Assessment Law will give the government priority in purchasing protected land 10 hectares and larger. Before, the Balearic government had rights to...

Protected Posidonia grasslands to receive million Euro funding

THE MINISTRY of Environment has agreed to give almost €2 million in funding to the Balearic Institute of Nature (Ibanat) to control and protect...

WATCH: Incredible footage of last night’s lightning on Spain’s Costa del Sol

THIS is the moment last night's lightning was captured on film on the Costa del Sol.  https://www.facebook.com/PcivilEstepona/videos/1807958095890880/ Yellow warnings had to be issued by weather agency...

‘Don’t feed the monster’ campaign going strong as wipes are causing serious damage to sewer systems

A CAMPAIGN titled 'Don't Feed the Monster' has spread across Mallorca, aiming to prevent wipes from being flushed down toilets and washed up on...

Green group in Spain call for protection of historic mine town

Ecologists campaign to preserve the town from demolition

Marbella hosts Andalucía premiere of Al Gore climate crisis documentary

MARBELLA is set to host the Andalucían premiere of former US Vice President, Al Gore’s greatly anticipated documentary about climate change. An Inconvenient Sequel: Truth...

‘Worrying’ levels of plastic particles found in almost 75% of fish

New research finds microplastics could pose a serious threat to human health

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...
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