Wednesday, October 28, 2020

People-friendly vulture

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

Practice of cutting off dogs’ tails finally banned across Spain

The amputation of ears, claws, teeth or vocal chords is also banned

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...

Our lynx to the future

As exciting new figures show the Iberian lynx is clawing its way back, Wendy Williams takes a look at the struggle to save the world’s most endangered cat…

Spain records warmest winter this century

SPAIN has recorded its warmest winter this century so far.

Shark attack forces beach in southern Spain to close

The Beaches red flags were raised immediately

Hunter killed 71 rare birds

Police believe illegal traps were used to snare the birds

Axarquia launches sewage works project

Work has already begun at sewage plants in Algorrobo and Rincon de la Victoria

Who is that crawling up my wall?

Anyone who has a country property probably knows well the sticky footed lizards known as geckos.

Madrid mayor sets out ambitious plan to turn capital into green city

The plan is called Plan A, ‘because there is no plan b’, according to mayor of the capital Manuela Carmena.

ON YOUR BIKE: Why you should discover the White Villages of Andalucia by bike

Writes Ashley from andaluciancyclingexperience

IN PICS: The newly updated list of Malaga’s 13 natural monuments

After the recently announced additions to Malaga’s natural monuments list, we look at all 13 of these stunning environmental sites

Plastic Problems: Support for using plastics in port expansions

PLANS to use molten plastic slag from the waste centre to expand ports have received the backing of multiple government sectors. The Balearic Port Authority...

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.

Chocolate could be wiped from the face of the earth by 2050, according to new study

Scientists from the University of California say the cocoa plant is scheduled to disappear as early as 2050 due to warmer, more arid conditions.

Spain to be hit by 15-year ‘megadroughts’ by the end of the century

A 15-year megadrought would likely decimate Spain’s crops, risking long-lasting economic consequences

Spain’s waters at highest temperatures EVER after hottest June for 50 years, threatening marine life

Marine environmentalists have repeatedly warned of the impact of warmer seas on marine life due to its ability to encourage invader species

A scenic walking tour of Andalucia’s La Brena forest

Walking guide Guy Hunter-Watts suggests a great shady summer walk around Canos de Meca

Life in times of PLAGUE: Pests wreak havoc in Spain during COVID-19 outbreak

Covid-19 is bringing pestilence to our doorstep and turning the natural world upside down.

Priests bemoan stork families living in Spanish churches

Church bosses have appealed to the government to bend environmental laws

Sierra Bermeja could soon become a National Park

The Andalucia Earth Sciences Institute has backed the campaign

Doñana fraud enquiry launched

Vet could have ‘made up’ scientific data for years

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

Dead dolphins found off Spain’s southern coast ‘had Alzheimer’s’

The study reveals that dolphins were found to have the same protein clusters found in Alzheimer patients.

First five months of 2020 in Spain were the hottest of any year since records began

THE first five months of 2020 in Spain have been the hottest first five months of any year since records began.

Balearic Islands set to introduce new ‘green tax’ for tourists

Holiday-makers in Ibiza will face an extra 'eco-tax'
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