Monday, November 23, 2020

A real hoot as owls help fight pests that attack crops on Spain’s Costa Blanca

FIVE Barn owls have been introduced to a Marina Alta farming community on the Costa Blanca. It's part of...

Hiking routes to escape Spain’s Malaga city without breaking perimeter control

MALAGA city dwellers can discover the Malaga mountains without breaking perimetre controls. Considered the green lung of Malaga, the...

Murcia residents are petitioning to make Mar Menor lagoon a legal person

MURCIA'S residents and academics are petitioning to make Mar Menor lagoon a legal person to protect it against 'ecocide'.

WATCH: Police rescue weakened Griffon vulture which stunned motorists in Spain’s Malaga last week

POLICE have successfully rescued a huge Griffon vulture which was spotted in several areas of Malaga over the past week.

Exotic and invasive ‘crazy ant’ spreads along Spain’s Costa del Sol

THE invasive ‘crazy ant’ has arrived to the Axarquia, ecologists have confirmed.  Director of the Cabinet for Nature Studies...

Barcelona combats rising pollution levels with €37.8m plan to rid city of cars

BARCELONA has a new 10-year plan to build more green spaces for its residents. In a bid to...

First endangered Western gorilla born in Andalucia’s Bioparc in Spain

A baby Western gorilla has been born for the first time ever at Andalucia's Bioparc zoo in Fuengirola.

Orca whales abandon Strait of Gibraltar for Galicia as Mediterranean Sea temperatures rise

ORCA whales are abandoning the strait of Gibraltar and heading to Galician waters, biologists have said.  Experts suspect that...

CAUTION – DISTURBING IMAGES: Hunt on for man that mutilated and beheaded dolphin on Spain’s Costa de Almeria

THE BEHEADING and mutilation of a dolphin on the Almerian coast is being investigated by Guardia Civil.

Earthquakes continue daily across eastern and southern Spain

SINCE Sunday, November 1, Spain’s southern and eastern coasts have seen two dozen earthquakes. This morning, one of the...

EXCLUSIVE: Dolphins harmed by influx of tuna fishing in the Bay of Gibraltar warn boatmen

BOATMEN have called for tighter regulations on tuna fishing as dolphins in the Bay of Gibraltar are at risk of serious injury...

Earthquake season continues in Spain as FOUR more tremors hit Andalucia and Costa Blanca in one morning

FOLLOWING earthquakes of varying intensity on Spain's Costa Blanca on Monday, both Andalucia and areas north of Valencia suffered tremors this morning,...

Machines which pay you to recycle arriving to 100 locations across Spain

MACHINES which pay you to recycle are arriving to 100 locations across Spain.  Before the end of the year,...

Fifth tremor in two days makes Spain’s Costa Blanca the earthquake hotspot of Europe

FOLLOWING two earthquakes reported in the Torrevieja area yesterday, another even bigger shock was felt in Alcoi this morning, in the hills...

Twin earthquakes in Spain as Costa Blanca becomes country’s most affected region

TWO earthquakes of magnitude 2.6 and 2.4 hit the Costa Blanca South last night and early this morning, making it the region...

‘The nagging limpet’: Spain’s endangered hermaphrodite sea snail

A SPANISH environmental group has launched an awareness campaign for an endangered species of limpet endemic to the Costa del Sol.

The Highlands look to Spain’s Andalucia in its fight to save its wild cat from extinction through captive breeding

The Junta is collaborating in the international partnership Saving Wildcats, offering expert advice on the development of a captive breeding programme for its Scottish 'cousin'.

Future flood fears fuelled by climate change for parts of Spain’s Costa Blanca

FOUR Costa Blanca areas have been named as being in the firing line from severe storms and flooding caused by climate change.

Spain a ‘high risk’ country for trafficking of tigers due to lax laws, warn environmentalists

In 14 countries across the EU, private individuals and/or circuses can still keep tigers. Both scenarios are permitted in Spain.

Endangered turtles released off Spain’s Murcia to be tracked around the world by satellite

LOGGERHEAD turtles born in captivity have been released into the wild off Murcia beaches. Over two separate releases, 21...

WATCH: Iberian lynx roams the streets of Spain’s Andalucia before becoming trapped in house

The lynx was finally captured over two hours later, after getting itself trapped in the entrance of one of the town’s houses.

Rare Blue Shark washed up at popular tourist beach on Spain’s Costa Blanca

The Blue Shark (Prionace glauca) is a species of requiem shark which inhabits deep waters in the world's temperate and tropical oceans

37 sea turtle eggs hatch on Cabopino beach in Spain’s Marbella

These hatchings are the first of their kind ever recorded in Malaga

More than 340,000 trees planted in Spain’s Malaga in fight against climate change

In 2019, more than 44 initiatives were carried out to combat climate change, with a budget of almost €10 million

Two solar power farms may be scrapped in Spain’s Vega Baja as area now classed as flood plain

TWO huge solar power farms planned for Spain’s Vega Baja region are now in doubt because of a combination of bad timing...

Residents raise a stink over manure plant on border of Spain’s Costa Blanca and Murcia regions

PLANS to build a manure processing factory on the Murcia-Alicante Province border have caused a big stink amongst residents and environmentalists.