Thursday, September 28, 2023


Happy tenth birthday to first gorilla born in Spain’s Valencia region

BIOPARC Valencia got out the bunting on Wednesday to celebrate the tenth birthday of the first gorilla to be born in the Valencian Community. Ebo's...

Rare vulture killed by prescription vet drug in Spain’s Catalonia as eco groups call for its ban

VULTURE Conservation activists have called on the Spanish government for the banning of a commonly used prescription drug after a rare Cinereous vulture was...

VIDEO: Have you met San Pedro’s resident pig?

Rumour has it he has lived in the town since he was a piglet

Squid’s in

Giant squid weighing 180kg washed up on Spanish beach

Axarquia launches sewage works project

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

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

Bird route nestles in the Genal valley

A multi-million euro tourist project unveils a new bird route

Swimmer in Spain’s Valencia arrested at beach for seizing exotic turtle to use as dog food

GOT A STORY? Email us at A MAN has been arrested at Valencia's Malvarosa beach after finding an exotic turtle while bathing which he...

FINDING El DORADO: Sunken Spanish treasures waiting to be found off the coast

Divers from the Guardia Civil’s underwater team also found a pottery jar from 3BC, potentially worth millions, commenting: ‘It is very likely that there are still some gems out there just waiting to be discovered.’  

Shock as resident finds dead boar while walking along the beach in Almunecar

They quickly alerted the Guardia Civil and local police who sent a cleaner to retrieve the boar. 

13,000 flamingos born at Fuente de Piedra nature reserve

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

Rocky mounds in Balearics threaten biodiversity along the coast

Some say the mounds have mystical qualities, channelling energy from visitors but with tourism figures reaching new heights, the problem shows no sign of abating.

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

WATCH: Hunter in Spain throws injured fox through air and repeatedly STAMPS on its head (WARNING: distressing images) SHOCKING images have shown a Spanish hunter chase a fox and then smile to the camera after he stamps on its head. The hunter, in...

Energy Nordic: The electricity supplier that lets you make a difference

The company, which boasts a central location in Fuengirola, provides 100% green electricity Spain-wide, and is here to take the confusion out of selecting an electricity plan, also supplying you with easy-to-read electricity bills.

New whale corridor between Balearics and Catalunya will help preserve species

Known as the Corridor of the Mediterranean, the area will also help protect sperm whales, bottlenose dolphins, striped dolphins and the loggerhead turtle as well as various species’ of bird.

Spain’s Olympic sailing champion Xabi Fernandez navigating worlds most gruelling ocean challenge

Seven teams of intrepid yachties are travelling across the world and back on the longest route since the event’s inception in 1973.

Scientists unable to track chicks at Andalucia’s largest flamingo settlement due to COVID-19

Due to coronavirus, the Ministry has determined that the bird banding will not take place this season.

Heat wave continues across Spain as 29 provinces remain on alert

As the heatwave continues, relief may be on the horizon

Walking trails hailed as key to sustainable tourism in Andalucia

Teresa Rodriguez, General Secretary of Podemos Andalucia, said that the Junta should do more to showcase the region’s 10,000km of trails as a green, responsible and profitable way to attract tourists

Pink-skinned baby panda twins are born at Madrid Zoo in Spain

TWIN giant pandas were born at Madrid Zoo today(September 6). Huz Zui Ba gave birth to her first baby at 8.30 am and then at...

Bioparc Valencia helps to reproduce one of the most threatened amphibians in Spain

A PROJECT to conserve and raise numbers of the gallipato amphibian is getting positive results in the Valencian Community. The gallipato- part of the salamander...

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...

Future giant panda stars of Spain’s Madrid Zoo make first public appearance

GIANT panda twins 'You You' and 'Jiu Jiu' born last September in Madrid Zoo Aquarium made their first public appearance on Monday. They were the...

Andalucia’s ombudsman launches investigation into at risk Donana National Park

Andaluz official Jesús Maeztu wants to give people 'transparent information' on the current situation of the beleagured Sevilla/Huelva zone, which risks being added to UNESCO's list of endangered world heritage sites

Only 10% of Malaga dogs register on dog poo DNA database as Benalmadena and Estepona eye up initiative

ONLY 10% of Malaga's dogs have been registered on the new DNA database. Just a few weeks after the voluntary deadline to register ended on...




New homeowners in Gibraltar get keys to cost price towers overlooking Eastern Beach

THE first residents of the shiny, new towers overlooking Eastern Beach got the keys to their affordable homes on Wednesday. The first phase of Hassan...


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