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Tesla Model 3 best selling EV in Spain

THE Tesla Model 3 has become the best selling electric vehicle in Spain. And the company’s Model Y is in third place, with just one...

Valencia Port starts hydrogen refuelling tests

TESTS on a new hydrogen refuelling centre are to be made in the Ports of Valencia this month. The facility has been installed as part...

Seven Iberian lynx breeding pairs selected for upcoming mating season in Spain’s Doñana

THE Iberian Lynx Ex situ Conservation Programme has established seven breeding pairs for the 2023 mating season at the El Acebuche centre, located in...

Spain’s Malaga destination for first flight from Brussels using sustainable fuel

SPAIN’S Malaga was the destination for the first commercial flight out of Brussels using sustainable fuel. The Brussels Airlines flight used a mix of 38%...

Venus Beach in Spain’s Marbella to get €1.3 million breakwater and sand boost

LA VENUS beach will get a new breakwater and imported sand as part of a 1.3 million improvement plan presented by Marbella council. The city’s...

Countryside town in Spain’s Malaga declares its water unfit for human consumption

WATER from a Malaga province countryside town is not fit for human consumption, its mayor said on Thursday. Humilladero mayor Miguel Asencio said the levels...

Reservoirs in Spain’s Malaga will end year with 17 hectometres more than in 2021 thanks to recent rains

THE seven reservoirs in Malaga end 2022 at 37% of their capacity, with a total of 228 cubic hectometres (Hm3), which is 17 hectometres...

€4.7 million to be spent in 2023 removing biomass from polluted Mar Menor in Murcia

THE Murcia regional government has authorised €4.7 million to be allocated next year to continue the process of removing biomass from the Mar Menor...

Spain at worst risk of climate-related home damage, new study finds

DROUGHTS, flash floods, forest fires, torrential rain… This year has seen a series of extreme weather events not just in Spain, but in many...

Twenty-four marine animal strandings recorded along Spain’s Doñana coasts this year—including endangered green turtle

THIS year, 2022, has seen multiple marine animals stranded on the coasts of Doñana. The annual Doñana Natural Area Management Report on observations and strandings...

Three villages in Granada among most beautiful in Spain

GRANADA city hosts some of the most beautiful monuments in Spain and the province can now also boast to being home to several of...

Hedgehogs saved from summer wildfires in Spain’s Doñana Natural Park are released

SEVERAL hedgehogs affected by the forest fires this summer in the Doñana Natural Park have been able to return to the wild. Following a spell...

Decorating Christmas nativity scenes with foraged moss could bring fines of up €200,000 in Spain

THERE is little more harmless than a Christmas nativity scene showing baby Jesus in a bed of hay at the local church. But top environmental...

European court slams Spain for not cutting vehicle pollution in Barcelona and Madrid areas

THE European Court of Justice(CJEU) says that Spain has breached air quality standards in the Barcelona and Madrid areas. A court ruling published on Thursday...

Cepsa will use recycled water to power new green hydrogen plant in Spain’s Andalucia

ENERGY giant Cepsa says a new green hydrogen plant to be built at the San Rogue Energy Park in Cadiz Province will be powered...

Wildfires destroy more than 6,100 hectares of land in Spain’s Malaga during 2022

TWO major fires this summer, together with dozens of smaller fires have destroyed more than 6,100 hectares of land this year, 2022. According to the...

Spain’s Caminito del Rey reopens today after three day closure due to damaging landslides

MALAGA'S star hiking trail, Caminito del Rey, will reopen today, Friday 16, after three day closure due to damaging landslides. As work to repair the...

Spain’s Caminito del Rey remains closed due to recent landslides caused by heavy rain—with dozen climbing specialists and technicians...

MALAGA'S famous gorge walkway remains closed following recent landslides caused by heavy rain, and it’s still unclear when the tourist attraction will reopen. Heavy rains...

A 3.5 magnitude earthquake rumbles Spain’s Sevilla

SPAIN’s National Geographic Institute (IGN) has registered an earthquake with a magnitude 3.5 yesterday morning, December 13, with its epicentre in the Sevilla town...

Jubilation for Ronda residents in Spain’s Andalucia as plans for enormous solar panels thwarted on environmental grounds

GREEN campaigners are celebrating after a series of giant solar panel projects were put on ice. So far three out of five proposed schemes in...

New green bus lane opens for Malaga Tech Park commuters to help ease Spain’s rush hour gridlock

A NEW €2 million bus lane was opened today for commuters travelling from Malaga and the metropolitan area to the Malaga TechPark in a...

Downward trend of water levels in Spain’s Malaga reservoirs finally reversed after nine months of water crisis

THE reservoir levels in Malaga are starting to rise for the first time after nine months of water crisis. The arrival of the first significant...

Spain’s Puerto Banus becomes first Andalucian port to install innovative marine biodiversity regeneration system

PUERTO Banus, Marbella, in a collaboration with Ocean Ecostructures, has installed an innovative system which allows the regeneration of marine biodiversity. The most fashionable and...

Spain strikes deal with Portugal and France in Alicante for green hydrogen pipeline

THE leaders of Spain, Portugal, and France have agreed on a €2.5 billion plan for a green hydrogen pipeline that should become operational by...

Environmental activists spray children’s nativity scene with paint at Spain’s El Corte Ingles department store

ENVIRONMENTAL activists from the Futuro Vegetal (Vegetable Future) group on Thursday sprayed black and red paint on part of the children’s nativity scene outside...

Spain’s Valencia beaten by Marseille in battle for 2022 European Capital of Innovation award

VALENCIA has failed to become the 2022 European Capital of Innovation after it was beaten by Marseille. The announcement was made during an awards ceremony...

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