Rare birds found dead
A green corridor for lynxes
After a sharp revival over recent years, a 'green corridor' could now link the lynx populations of the Sierra Morena with Donana in the south
World’s largest solar tower switches on
The World’s largest solar power tower went into use near Sevilla last week
Obesity is a threat to the planet
Researchers concluded that because food production is a major contributor to global warming, the more you eat, the greater the impact on climate change
Sinking in a sea of sand
Climate change map shows Spain, France and Italy turned to desert in just 40 years.
A green way to go
It may not be the final nail in the coffin for greenhouse gas emitting vehicles, but Granada has become the first city in Europe to use eco-friendly hearses.
The good, the bad and the ugly
Bob Maddox goes gunning for the greenhouses that cover Spain's southern coast. But El Gringo Maddox, who normally shoots from the lip when plastic is concerned, finds that those invernaderos could be the key in the fight against global warming
The great emasculator
Spanish men lose their mojo as pollution plays havoc with the male gender
Forget climate change – the bees are buzzing off
If bees became extinct today, mankind would follow suit in 2012. Albert Einstein proclaimed this insect the most important factor in our food chain.
Government reiterates coast battle
Cádiz coast first to benefit from construction crackdown
Dangerous shores for Jaws
It is official. The Mediterranean Sea is now the most dangerous place on Earth to swim - that is, if you are a shark
Spanish study confirms Climate Change predictions
Levels and temperature of Mediterranean have risen over 60 years
Making a difference in 2008
Tired of mundane New Year resolutions? Instead of giving up smoking why not make some small lifestyle changes and help to save the planet. The Olive Press’ Rosie Sinclair, one of Al Gore’s Climate Project foot soldiers, shows you how.
Jason Heppenstall argues that we must not rely on the politicians and big business to solve the global warming crisis
Climate Change will see the “Africanisation” of Spain
Study warns of environmental catastrophe before the end of the century as Spain struggles to meet Kyoto demands
Oil spillage poisons aquifer
A GRANADA court is investigating how 120,000 tonnes of a vegetable-based contaminant was allowed to enter underground water supplies. Mayor of Atarfe Víctor Sánchez and...
It’s in the climate, stupid
Following last issue in which Fiona Flores Watson attacked the slick, corporate image of the Climate Project, after meeting him in Nashville this year, Rosie Sinclair has quite a different view of Nobel Laureate Al Gore
Drowning in a desert of plastic
There is a certain irony, claims Bob Maddox, that not only do the plastic greenhouses of the coast of Almería and Granada suck the land dry to stock the shelves of supermarkets, but also threaten the lives of local populations with increased risk of flooding
Everything You Always Wanted to Know About Climate Change*
With the news that up to 85 per cent of Andalucia is under threat from desertification, in this simple Q&A scientist AZZAM QASRAWI explains the phenomenon of climate change
Climate undergoes sea change
Bob Maddox assess the findings of a report claiming the oceans are not absorbing as much carbon dioxide as they once did
Mystery deluge of sewage from Ronda massacres thousands of fish
Could malfunction of new Ronda sewage works be behind leak that has snuffed out all life in the Guadiaro in Jimera?
Algarrobico: The never ending story
As Greenpeace claims work on the Algarrobico Hotel continues, the Olive Press charts the controversial history of the edifice that has become a symbol of rampant coastal destruction
Claire Doole visits a Córdoba olive farmer and finds he is doing his bit to combat global warming
“Southern Europe sees the Green Party as a curb on development”
Leader of Andalucía Greens steps down after poor municipal election showing
Court investigates legality of golf course
Public prosecutor warns Otura council and developers could face criminal charges
Protected chameleons could sink massive shopping centre plan
A colony of chameleons is threatening the development of a huge shopping centre and hotel complex on the Costa del Sol