Wednesday, January 26, 2022

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Spain is third European country to carry out baby heart transplant

The Gregorio Maranon Hospital carried out the operation, despite the donor and child having incompatible blood types.

Discovering Andalucia’s rocky roads on your doorstep

There is nothing I like more than getting out on my mountain bike and exploring the stunningly beautiful Andalucian countryside, writes Ashley Higgins

Our winter feathered friends

A flock of winter birds are winging their way to Andalucia

Alleged arson leads to raging fire in Southern Spain and 1,500 to evacuate

The forest fire, which began last night, has been placed on level one (maximum threat level) by the authorities

Controversial Gibraltar reef ‘exploding with life’ two years after installation

Spain had accused Gibraltar of creating the reef in a bid to hinder its fishing fleet

Junta officials visit E-Coli infected river in Estepona

Following months of complaints by residents of the neighbouring Villas Andaluzas to Estepona Town Hall, Junta officials have finally stepped in

Breaking misconceptions: Monkeys don’t eat bananas

The sugar in bananas can end up giving monkeys health problems like diabetes.

Spanish government commits aid for flood-wrecked areas in Andalucia

Ministers recently voted to give financial support to 'emergency zones' in Malaga, Cadiz and Huelva, which were hit by deluges that left two people dead

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.

Shark ‘finning’ finally outlawed in Spain

The EU has banned fishermen from slicing off sharks’ fins and discarding their bodies live

Dozens of firefighters called to forest fire in Benahavis this morning

Some 85 firefighters, two environmental agents, meteorology technicians were called to the Finca la Resinera forest just after 7:45 am in Benahavis.

Doñana National Park in Sevilla on verge of ‘point of no return’

The wetlands are home to around 2,000 different species of animals

Madrid’s firefighters go green to reduce pollution in the city

It is estimated the move will save €18,000 and reduce emissions by 50 tonnes while the total cost of the fleet came in at €660,000.

World’s oldest man dies in Spanish village where he lived all his life

His secret to reaching the grand old age of 113 was "to work hard. To not be weak and stay in the house."

Silver linings: How the Costa del Sol floods brought me closer to my family

How the floods have given me more than they have taken, by ‘Wonder Woman’ Natalie Rose Kern

Costa del Sol’s Fuengirola Bioparc contributes €28,000 to biodiversity conservation projects

The popular Costa del Sol park currently participates in more than 20 international programs for the conservation of animal species

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.

Andalucia’s lakes granted wildlife protection

The Junta has declared Las Lagunas de Campillos y de La Ratosa near Antequera special conservation zones, due to the important wildlife habitats they provide

Investigation launched after protected brown bear found shot dead in Spain

Tourists discovered the male bear on Friday

Last year was the warmest year in Europe’s history

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

WATCH: ‘Abusive’ Andalucia car park which kept caged camels for Christmas rides slammed by PACMA

https://www.facebook.com/517782191624562/videos/279438579426529/ SPAIN'S Animalist party has helped free camels from an Andalucian car park that were kept in 'abusive' conditions. PACMA slammed the Christmas camel rides in...

Massive collection of stuffed African animals recovered by joint-task force in Mallorca

A MAN has been arrested for trying to sell an incredible number of African hunting ‘trophies’ in Mallorca. In one of the largest seizures of...

VIDEO: Spanish teacher releases bull into crowd of students for experiment

The video has been viewed over 14 million times

Feathered migrants arrive for winter

Winter birds to look out for

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...

Earthquake rumbles Spain’s Costa del Sol

A SMALL earthquake has rumbled the Costa del Sol. The 1.6 magnitude tremor was registered at 05:30am on Tuesday at a depth of 84 metres. The...

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