Thursday, March 4, 2021

The Eco Garden: Keep the garden pests at bay with beer and bird droppings

Don’t automatically reach for the chemical sprays, because there are plenty of ecological alternatives to ensure that you keep your garden safe for the family, pets and wildlife

Expat writer Chris Stewart slams Spain’s solar power regulation plans

If new government regulations are passed, tariffs will be 27% higher for those generating energy at home

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.

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

EU provides record funding to build new power cable between France and Spain

The submarine cable, costing €578 million, will run for 230 miles across the Bay of Biscay to help ease one of Europe’s worst network bottlenecks.

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...

A HUGE unprecedented snowfall has cut off many roads in the Ronda mountains

Many other inland areas also had snow while even Malaga, Mijas and Cartama saw the white stuff

Greenpeace protest boat in Huelva over toxic waste marshes

Following four years of no action taken, Greenpeace arrives to spread information on the danger of the radioactive waste produced by fertilizer company Feriberia

Oh, I do like to be beside the lakeside

Jon Clarke explains why the Andalucian lake district is a good alternative to the coast

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...

Baby flamingos fly off-target from breeding area on Spain’s Costa Blanca

SOME of the 800 flamingos born last spring on Torrevieja's salt lake have found it tricky to get their sense of direction.

The UK joins the battle against the ‘olive ebola’ as it spreads through Europe

PRINCE Charles is pleading with the UK government to ban the import of plants that might have the ‘olive Ebola’ virus that has wreaked...

WATCH: ‘Snow’ falling on Costa del Sol beach

The amazing video shows snow falling and accumulating on the beach

Spain is second highest importer of lion hunting trophies, new report finds

Conservationists are calling for a blanket ban on all hunting trophies

Spain records warmest winter this century

SPAIN has recorded its warmest winter this century so far.

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...

Last year was the warmest year in Europe’s history

LAST year was the warmest year in Europe’s history, it has been announced.

Pigging out: Spain’s agrarian sector rose for second year in the row

Animal production continues to dominate compared to weaker vegetal data numbers, part of which was caused by an increase in wildfires and drought this year. 

Three hundred illegal wells shut down in Donana in bid to stop landowners draining wetlands

Junta officials swooped on the sites which unscrupulous parties had been using to tap an aquifer on which the Sevilla and Huelva-based national park is dependent

Spain’s coastline to be 100% urbanised by 2267

Spain's coastline will be urbanised by 2267

OPINION; UN involvement in Almeria olivos scandal is positive step

IT’S great to see that the United Nations are taking the environmental concerns of David Dene seriously. In this day and age we need to...

The monkey with no name – Bioparc Fuengirola’s adorable new addition

Fuengirola Bioparc's new addition is the first golden-cheeked gibbon to be born in Spain, and the latest to be born on the continent

Ramblers fight back

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

13,000 flamingos born at Fuente de Piedra nature reserve

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

Bison found poisoned and decapitated on a Spanish reserve

The herd was poisoned first so that their heads could be cut off and sold

More than 100 landslides recorded in Mijas and Fuengirola as rain continues to batter Costa del Sol

103 litres of rain fell on the area in just two hours

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