Tuesday, August 16, 2022

Nature

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...

Spain’s Costa Blanca and Costa del Sol to be hit by FIVE DAYS of rain, flash floods and strong...

Meanwhile, the UK is expected to see highs of up to 25° and could even be hotter than parts of Egypt, Spain, Portugal and Greece

Poisoned bait leads to vulture and lynx deaths

Rare animals “deliberately killed” by farmers

Summer-like weather to return this weekend as temps soar to 28C in Andalucia

Many will be heading to the beach this weekend

Endangered Iberian lynxes making comeback in Spain

A total of 440 Iberian lynxes are thought to have been living in the country in 2016, up from 404 the previous year

Balearic Islands propose limiting the number of cars to cope with tourism

Formentera town hall say the draft bill will limit the number of cars in circulation and cap the number of rental cars and motorbikes.

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.

Marbella’s parks receive massive cash injection in effort to boost conservation

Up to €9.9 million will be awarded to a company with a two year contract from 2018 - 2020, with the possibility of said contract being extended to 2023.

Video appears to show big cat loose in Estepona

The mystery animal is believed to be a puma

Easy does it with new variety of poinsettia

One of the new varieties is much easier to grow than existing counterparts

First eagle owl born in captivity at Torremolinos botanical gardens

Local residents are being invited to choose its name via a social media campaign

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.

Heat wave continues across Spain as 29 provinces remain on alert

As the heatwave continues, relief may be on the horizon

VIDEO: Meteorite seen crashing into earth from Costa del Sol

British tourists reported ‘noise like thunder’

Migratory Swifts Make Their way From Africa To Spain flying 11,000 kilometres

THOUSANDS of swifts are currently flying over the African continent on their way to Spain to spend their breeding season here. Migratory Swifts, following their...

British insurance company to pay part of €1.8 billion in damages to Spain government for disastrous 2002 oil spill

A SPANISH court has ordered a British insurance firm to cough up part of €1.8 billion in damages to the Spanish government. The A Coruña...

New athletic track in Estepona hopes to be Andalucia’s go-to sporting site

The site, covering 34,132 square metres, will feature an athletics track, football pitch and a half-pitch for seven-a-side, a BMX track, and an underground car park for a thousand cars.

Cadiz nature reserve wins Andalucia Environment Award

Salarte has brought the La Covacha salt plain back to life

European Commission slam Spain for not doing enough for electric car renewal

In a new report criticising Spain’s efforts to go green, the Commission says not enough resources are being allocated for long-term plans to encourage car manufacturers to meet goals set by the EU.

‘Ecocide’: Super-intensive olive farms fingered for water shortages in Almeria

Now 400 times more water is being taken from an important Almeria aquifer than enters, an alarming situation that is being blamed on a surge in super-intensive olive production in the zone

Surge of dolphin deaths on Spanish coastline alarms ecologists

THE discovery of dead dolphins on Almeria coastline alarms ecologists. The number of dolphins that have appeared dead or dying in the last two years...

Mesolithic people in southern Spain cooked and ate HUMANS just 10,000 years ago

The remains are covered in marks made from stone tools, fire and human teeth

Forget climate change – the bees are buzzing off

If bees became extinct today, mankind would follow suit in 2012. Albert Einstein proclaimed this insect the most important factor in our food chain.

Decision to be made on King of Spain’s WWF presidency

King Juan Carlos' hunting activities have caused concern among WWF members

Spanish fishing family arrested for poaching Patagonian toothfish in Antarctic waters

Vidal family put behind bars for poaching Patagonian toothfish

ANIMAL HOUSE: Another good year for Valencia’s Bioparc

LAST year was yet another success for Valencia city’s Bioparc animal refuge. Always keen to escape the ‘zoo’ tag due to its negative connotations, the...

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