Wednesday, October 23, 2019

El Algarrobico demolition cost estimated at 300 million

Central government to demolish and Andalucia to clear up the mess

AVE high speed rail route would cause ‘total destruction’ of valley

EXCLUSIVE: Possible route for high speed train to Ronda would ruin one of area’s key tourist valleys

Algarrobico hotel demolition drags on

The hotel will not be destroyed until the licence to build it is declared null and void

A sunny 25 years for Sunseed

Pioneering green collective is celebrating milestone with series of events

D-Day for Spain’s Hotel Algarrobico?

Demolition inching ever closer after Junta and Supreme Court side with the environment

Ozone warning for Spain

The country is Europe’s highest polluter with 169 alerts in 2010

Greenpeace activists squat in illegal hotel demanding it be knocked down

Environmentalists refuse to leave illegal Algarrobico hotel until demolition crew arrive

Battle for Spain’s beaches

Greenpeace vows to fight oil giant Repsol’s ‘contaminating’ plans to drill for gas off the Costa del Sol

Spanish summer beach ban U-turn

Shutting two beaches was a huge ‘error’ according to mayor

Golf macroproject passed on Costa de la Luz

The Següesal Golf Resort in Barbate gets the green light

Costa de la Luz mayors strike a blow for offshore wind farm projects

Costa de la Luz mayors oppose wind farm scheme

Donana pipeline ‘viable’

Head of the Balboa Refinery insists the scheme is 'viable' but lacks 'political will'

Spanish pressure groups unite to save Ronda gorge

The green groups are opposing scheme to build 22 houses and a hotel opposite Ronda's famous gorge

Green light for giant solar project

Joint venture will create an estimated 4,000 jobs

Wheeley green in Spain

Environmentally friendly scooters to be tested by Honda in Barcelona

Competa mayor slammed over tree felling

Ecologists claim 'a breach' over sustainable tourism principles

Contaminated Spanish seafood row

Government in deep water, after covering up warning study on tuna and swordfish

Thomson Airways frying high to Spain

From takeaway to take off, as airline flies tourists to Spain using recycled cooking oil

Fishermen in Spain could be paid to catch plastic

Move is part of a groundbreaking EU initiative to tackle plastic pollution, as well as give fishermen an alternative source of income

Keeping with Spanish green traditions

To celebrate the imminent launch of the Green Guide, the Olive Press looks at the sustainable practices still going today...

Everything’s going green

Next month will see the publication of the Olive Press’ annual Green Guide 2011

You WILL take the train to Spain

Sun-seekers could be forced to take trains from UK to Spain to reduce carbon emissions

Plastic tax comes in at last in Andalucia

New five cent green tax was introduced on plastic bags on May 1

When green doesn’t mean go in Spain

New eco friendly speed cameras hit the streets

Subsidies slashed for Spanish solar panel schemes

Government is being accused of lies following its decision to slash subsidies for solar power projects

Green victory for Spain

Delight for ecologists as marina, golf course and housing projects scrapped on the Costa de la Luz
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