Tuesday, November 30, 2021

Nature

Caminito del Rey ticket quota increased for local hotels and restaurants

Since October began, each of the municipalities has 250 daily entries for the Caminito del Rey

Grizzly death

Species extinct as last female brown bear in the Pyrenees is almost certainly dead

Cadiz nature reserve wins Andalucia Environment Award

Salarte has brought the La Covacha salt plain back to life

Ramblers fight back

Ronda ramblers association suing the town hall over series of blocked footpaths

Why the Mar Menor in Spain has become Europe’s saddest example of environmental vandalism

THE Mar Menor in Murcia is Europe's largest saltwater lagoon but also one of the continent's saddest stories over the ravages of pollution. It's an...

Oasis of hope: Oro del Desierto olive grove’s ethos could be sustainable solution to Almeria’s superintensive olive farms crisis

Tabernas’s Oro del Desierto olive grove is a different world to the vast super-intensive farms it neighbours, which are sapping the region of its life blood - water

Human waste photographed at natural park in Malaga

PHOTOS of human feces and fast food wrappers strewn across a protected natural park have been exclusively obtained by the Olive Press. The images, taken at Sierra de...

Spain’s hybrid vehicle sales have increased by nearly 100% since 2016

In total, some 7,486 electric vehicles have been sold so far in 2017.

New documentary based in Spain’s Lobo Park sanctuary reveals the truth about wolves

IT’S fair to say that wolves get a pretty bad rep. Two words usually accompany the species: big and bad. Whether leading Little Red...

BLOOMING HECK! Almond blossom season returns in Mallorca

FROM the end of January through the middle of February is a special time in the Mallorca countryside as the hills are washed white...

ANIMAL HOUSE: Another good year for Valencia’s Bioparc

LAST year was yet another success for Valencia city’s Bioparc animal refuge. Always keen to escape the ‘zoo’ tag due to its negative connotations, the...

Everything you need to know about the super wolf blood moon in Spain that could ‘end the world’ THIS...

The lunar phenomenon is seen as by some as a sign of upheaval, while some conspiracy theorists even think it represents the ‘apocalypse’

Mayor announces three day-mourning period for man killed by lightning in Granada

A 58-year-old father from Granada has been killed by lightning.

People-friendly vulture

Reports indicate the large bird is roaming and flying between La Duquesa and Martagina

Spanish space firm receives €2 million from European Commission

PLD Space anticipates a first launch of Arion 1 in 2019, followed by the Arion 2 rocket in 2021 but both missions have been delayed by a year.

Whale of a time in the deepest part of the Straits of Gibraltar

WE are about between Spain and Morocco in the deepest part of the Straits of Gibraltar. Flying fish, turtles and two types of whale...

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

Doñana National Park in Sevilla on verge of ‘point of no return’

The wetlands are home to around 2,000 different species of animals

FAMILY AFFAIR: Hikers must now apply for permit to access Ternelles finca

ONLY pre-registered visitors will be allowed access to Ternelles finca following a new ruling in the ongoing dispute between Pollensa town hall and the...

Animal rights activists plea to stop turtle culling in Malaga park

Campaigners want centres to offer to take in dozens of non-native species irresponsibly introduced into ponds at the Parque del Oeste, which are threatening indigenous breeds such as the galápago europeo and galápago leproso.

RED ALERT: Spain at ‘extreme risk’ from 40ºC temperatures but Costa del Sol to AVOID heatwave

This weather event, affecting most of western Europe, is the 10th heatwave in Spain since 1975

Doñana fraud enquiry launched

Vet could have ‘made up’ scientific data for years

Environmentalists call for huge expansion of the Cabrera National Park

MALLORCA environmentalists want to expand the Cabrera National Park TENFOLD to 100,000 hectares. The Ministry of Ecological Transition has submitted a proposal to the...

Monster six-foot long catfish caught by British father and son in Spain

The father wrestled with the fish for 45 minutes

BEAUTIFUL BUT DEADLY: Iberian wolves expected to return to Spain’s Valencia region within the next five years

WOLVES are expected to return to the Valencia region. Leading biologists believe that the combination of dwindling population figures in rural areas and the increasing...

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