Thursday, October 21, 2021


Sun, at a price

Cheaper power for consumers upsets supplies

Virgin beach gets ‘urbanised’

Plans to develop the stretch of virgin coastline around El Palmar have come a step closer

Red tuna comeback

Recently on the verge of extinction, now red tuna could actually be making a comeback

Slippery slope

Protesters demand an end to new artificial snow scheme in the Sierra Nevada

Fish deaths lead to probe

An investigation has been launched into the deaths of hundreds of fish in the Guadalhorce River

Flight path battle for flamingos

Protest groups unite to oppose ‘unnecessary, speculative’ airport that would endanger wildlife on Antequera’s protected vega

Europe’s new battle of Trafalgar

EU steps in to investigate ‘unsustainable macroproject’ that threatens precious virgin beach

SOS – Save our Sierras

Nature park plan to protect coastal hills from development

Andalucia binning the plastic bag

Shops will charge five cents per carrier bag from January, rising to ten cents by the end of the year

Out of the sewers

Campaign launched to stop nine towns from continuing to pour sewage into Guadalhorce river

Green victory in Spain

Company that tried to build a hotel on natural park land now faces 2.4 million euro fine

My Top Ten green escapes in Spain

To help launch our new site, President of Greenpeace Spain, Juan Lopez de Uralde tells the Olive Press about his favourite natural escapes

Last battle for the red tuna?

Launching our Green Guide this week, we start with an in-depth look at the red tuna industry by Andrew Pearce

Traffic pollution motors in Spain

Brussels' emissions targets set nine years ago set to be broken

Save our beach

El Palmar beach under threat by plans to build a massive hotel complex

Wind fame for Tarifa

Tarifa set to be stand-out town in Andalucia for wind energy production

Dune and dusted by Costa del Sol

Andalucia officials criticised for their rampant development of coast

Gale-force fight

Opposition to windmills near Antequera beauty spot gathers pace after town hall joins fight

Canary Islands to cut environment protection

Green groups protest as half the islands protected species could be put in danger

Too hot to handle?

Spain cools down to save energy

Facebook protest fights to save virgin Spanish beach

Demonstration called to save El Palmar beach from mass development

Sustainable Spanish retreats

Are you concerned about the environment? Would you rather take the train than travel by aeroplane, or car? As the Copenhagen earth summit looms, Asha Stuttard finds ten eco-friendly options right on your doorstep around Spain

Save our dunes

Bird group pleads with developers to save last wild dune area on Costa del Sol

Don’t be naïve (Evian spelt backwards) – give up the bottle

Since the Olive Press launched a campaign to cut back on plastic two years ago, plenty of town councils, companies and individuals around Andalucia have got the message, at least with plastic bags. But when it comes to plastic bottles not everyone has, writes Josephine Quintero

Wind record blown away

Spain's turbines set new record for electricity generated

Los Merinos would ‘gravely endanger’ local ecosystem

As Ronda mayor appears in court for corruption, new report slams the golf project which he controversially passed




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