Friday, May 27, 2022

Nature

Dog in Spain camps outside hospital as owner recovers from operation

She refused to be dragged away from the hospital doors

Tributes to ‘hero’ British father who died trying to save daughter from drowning on Costa del Sol

Lifeguards saved Reece's daughter and another man in the rescue attempt

The dehesas of Extremadura

The size of Switzerland, the region of Extremadura is home to farmland unique to Spain and endangered animals such as the lynx and imperial eagle of Iberia

Big freeze to hit Andalucia this week

Agencia Estatal de Meteorología (AEMET) has predicted daytime temperatures as low as -4 in during the big freeze, which is set to takeover the region from Wednesday until the weekend

Person feared killed by huge waves in Mallorca as Storm Ana brings severe travel and weather warnings across Spain

ONE person is missing in Mallorca after Storm Ana began to cause devastation across Spain. Maritime Rescue are searching for the individual who is believed...

Casares Finca Cortesin golf course voted best in Europe by Square Mile

The 523-acre estate, located in the rolling hills between Marbella and Sotogrande, specialises in in luxury golf getaways and the resort has picked up numerous awards this year.

New contamination tests demanded on former Repsol land

A detox of the land, which was used to store petrol in the 1970s, took place in 2002 but new legislation demands more tests

Red tuna comeback

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

Spanish-speaking woman’s missing dog sparks race row as people call for Spain to change its word for ‘black’

A HISPANIC woman's missing dog has sparked a race row on social media.  Rebecca Macias was dubbed 'racist' by Twitter users after she plead for...

Tomorrow’s Super Blue Blood Moon in Spain only occurs every 150 years

The second supermoon of the year will take place on Wednesday in a rare Lunar Trifecta that will not occur for another 150 years. The...

Stop tourist carriage ride in Spain: Help yourself and the horses – and walk!

WHEN I’m in Palma I always feel sorry for the horses pulling the old-fashioned carriages for the lazy tourists to take in the city....

Spanish scientists say clue to finding life on Mars can be found in Chile’s Atacama Desert

SCIENTISTS from Spain's Centro de Astrobiología have discovered the key to finding life on Mars may be in the Earth's driest desert. Shallow layers...

Hooked on Barbate the world’s tuna capital

In an unsuspecting little town in Andalucia a Phoenician fishing technique is keeping the Japanese sushi market afloat

How to remove wet sand from your body in one easy trick

And it works on everyone!

Town in northern Spain named as least polluted in Europe

A TOWN in Castilla y Leon has been named as the least polluted town not only in Spain, but in Europe too.

Spanish city bans ‘flaming bull’ runs citing animal cruelty

Funding for bull runs and bullfighting schools have also been cut

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

Learn how to protect the environment at new Ojen eco reserve

The Eco Reserva above Ojen is a wildlife oasis where all ages can get up close to deer and other woodland creatures while learning about the environment and sustainability

British bird lovers to stage 700 mile trek through Spain to save turtle doves

The four Brits will walk 700 miles from Tarifa to Asturias from February 5 to raise money to help protect the bird, whose population has fallen by 93% in the UK and 74% in Europe since 1970

13,000 flamingos born at Fuente de Piedra nature reserve

The new arrivals will be tagged and inspected in the coming weeks

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’

Heavy snowfall in parts of Spain could be heaviest for 35 years

AFTER warnings of freezing temperatures, heavy snow has fallen overnight in some areas of the Costa Blanca leaving schools and businesses closed this morning. Locals...

500 black storks migrate in one day

Sightings were reported from Algarrobo to Algeciras and in Tarifa

Heat wave continues across Spain as 29 provinces remain on alert

As the heatwave continues, relief may be on the horizon

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...

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