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CRITICAL NUMBERS: Spain’s Doñana registers lowest number of wetland birds in 40 years

DOÑANA is the most prestigious wetland natural area in Spain and provides refuge for hundreds and thousands of waterbirds throughout the year—however, numbers are...

Fatal hit-and-run of two lynx, mother and cub, in Spain’s Doñana causes wildlife ecologists to lash out at Junta

TWO Iberian lynx have been run over this Saturday, June 11, at a black spot area in the Doñana Nature Reserve in Andalucia. The incident...

Police reveal extent of water theft problem with 133 arrests and more than 1,500 illegal wells detected in drought-ridden...

A POLICE operation to clampdown on illegal water theft saw the arrest of 133 people and the discovery of more than 1,500 illegal wells. The...

Iberian lynx killed in road accident in Spain’s Sevilla prompting calls for more protection

AN Iberian lynx has been killed in a fatal ‘hit-and-run’ near Doñana—prompting calls for more protection for the endangered species. The tragic incident took place...

Recent wildfires in Spain’s Sevilla have destroyed 4 hectares of lynx habitat

FOUR hectares of lynx habitat have been destroyed by two forest fires which raged the Dehesa de Abajo Nature Reserve in Sevilla last weekend. The...

Iberian lynx found dead from gunshots wounds in Spain’s Doñana

AN Iberian lynx has been found shot dead in Doñana National Park in Huelva. Preliminary observations of the body found floating in the Guadiamar river...

Nine more Iberian lynx cubs born in Spain’s Andalucia

All the cubs are now being weaned, training for release into the wild will begin in July.

Two lynxes killed on roads in Doñana Nature Reserve in Spain’s Andalucia

Seven lynxes have died on roads in Spain’s Doñana so far this year.

WATCH: Police in Spain use drone to spot drugs-smuggling launch

TWO men have been arrested after a police drone spotted a suspected 'narcolancha' on Spain's river Guadalquivir. The crew of the semi-rigid inflateable speed boat...

FALLING FOWL: Management crisis puts Andalucia bird sanctuary under threat from drought and wild boar

Donana National Park is Europe's most important wetland, but some birds are at serious risk of extinction

BREAKING: Coal company to blame for devastating Huelva fires, investigation finds

The climatic conditions caused the flames to spread with speed

WATCH: Shocking video footage of Doñana National Park in the aftermath of Huelva fires

Rows and rows of trees in the UNESCO-protected Doñana National Park can be seen burnt out

Spain Government forced to deny ‘unfairly’ slashing funds for Donana National Park

It comes after Andalucia’s PSOE slammed PP leaders for massively reducing Doñana’s state funding from €428,000 in 2016 to just €142,000 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

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

EU considers intervening in Donana case to stop dangerous gas storage

The European Commission has just agreed to consider pressing the Spanish government to evaluate the dangers of Gas Natural Fenosa’s pipe building project in the national park

Outrage as gas company awarded millions to operate in Donana National Park

The famous wetland, a paradise for birdlife, is currently in danger of losing its UNESCO World Heritage Site status

Million British birds at risk due to Doñana National Park environmental failures

The WWF has issued a warning about the large number of birds as Spain fails to protect one of only two Andalucian national parks

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

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

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

Supermarkets unite to stop Spain’s strawberry fields sucking Doñana wetland dry

Spain’s strawberry industry generates around €400m a year

Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy staying in Spain for his summer holiday

The PP leader and his cabinet normally all go on holiday during the month of August

Olive Press columnist Belinda Beckett releases online trip planner

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