Monday, September 26, 2022

Nature

Jellyfish damaging business on Marbella beaches

Hundreds of stings reported over the weekend

Donana National Park launches raccoon-catching programme

Programme launched to catch ‘smelly and aggressive’ mammals after unwanted pets are released into the wild

Spanish government says it should do more to reduce impact on global warming

Maria Garcia expects Spain to meet its target of reducing emissions by 26% before 2030, but said Spain must do more

Spain given ultimatum by European commission to protect Donana World Heritage site in Sevilla

The European Commission has ordered a halt to the use of the Sevilla park’s underground water supply as it is degrading natural habitats

Lifeguard spots two-metre-long jellyfish swimming among tourists on Spain’s Costa del Sol

The creature was then allowed to move freely, before it returned to deeper waters

Town in Spain’s Malaga purchases over €5,000 worth of predatory insect to protect its chestnut production

A TOWN in the province of Malaga has purchased over €5,000 worth of a predatory insect, in order to protect its chestnut productions.

16 arrested over Spanish Imperial Eagle egg thefts

Centre in charge of the recovery program for the endangered Spanish Imperial Eagle has been linked to the thefts

Malaga’s electric car sales have almost doubled in 12 months

Statistics from the Malaga Motoring Association (AMA) reveal that sales of hybrid vehicles have risen by a huge 94% in the last 12 months.

A third of Spain’s most polluted places are in Andalucia, WHO says

Puerto Real is the most polluted place in the country, while La Linea comes third

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...

Spain is European country with most species at risk of extinction

SPAIN is the European country with the most plants and animals at risk of extinction, according to a new analysis. Data from the IUCN Red...

First major fire of the year hits Istan

And was a little too close for comfort for Olive Press columnist Giles Brown

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...

Hunting licence renewals drop in Spain and Andalucia

A total of 2,936 permisos in the region lapsed without renewal in 2016, much higher than in Madrid (1,803) and Cataluña (1,423), the other top regions with fewest renewals

Temperatures to rise today on Spain’s Costa del Sol as HEATWAVE will set upon Andalucia

We may only be two months away from Christmas, but the Andalucia weather is still fine enough to sunbathe in.

Mallorcan golf course wins coveted award for 2018 for Europe’s top 100

Club de Golf Alcanada, already one of Spain’s most popular clubs, is now one of Europe’s most sort after courses, coming in 81st place.

The almond tree, the star of February in Malaga’s Botanical Garden

MALAGA'S Botanical Garden is a tropical paradise of 250000 square metres, first created in 1855 by the Marquis and Marchioness of Loring. READ MORE: A tour...

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...

Huge vulture shocks motorists in Spain’s Malaga as it lands on busy road

The vulture's large, strong claws and beaks can cause considerable damage when used to defend themselves and any rescue operation should be done by experts in the area.

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...

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...

Sierra de las Nieves moves one step closer to becoming national park

The park is home to the largest population of Spanish firs in Andalusia and more than 150 species of birds.

Dolphin stranded at Misericordia beach in Spain’s Malaga dies despite rescue efforts

A BEACHED dolphin has died despite frantic efforts to save it by wildlife experts. The 7ft-long (2.13m) common dolphin had been washed up at Misericordia...

Alien Nation

They came by night. They came by day. Silently slipping over borders, stealthily avoiding detection. Some came by boat, others by plane. Only a few people knew about them. Still less cared.

Ex-Costa del Sol British expat spends £8,000 saving 41 cats from Duquesa

Ex-Gibraltar project analyst Laura Inglis ships moggies home

WATCH: First Iberian Lynx cubs born this season in Spain’s Doñana

THE first Iberian lynx cubs of the year have been born in the Doñana National Park. Four cubs have been born into the Acebuche centre,...

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