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Large number of dead fish appear in popular marina area on Spain’s Costa Blanca

A LARGE number of dead fish appeared in Javea's Canal de la Fontana marina on Wednesday morning close to the city's Arenal beach. Some reports...

48 black flags handed to environmentally ‘destroyed’ beaches and coastal areas across Spain 

ECOLOGISTS in Action has handed their unwanted black flags to 48 beaches across the Spanish coast.  The environmental group, which exposes a number of beaches...

Popular bathing area at Costa Blanca beach in Spain cleared due to pollution scare

A COSTA BLANCA beach has been closed to bathers for the second time in less than a year after tests showed the water had...

REVEALED: 10 Black Flag beaches in Spain’s Andalucia

THE Andalucian coastline has 10 beaches that have received Black Flags for not meeting the right health, cleanliness and environmental standards. In general Spain, with...

Six black flags handed out to ‘problem’ beaches in Spain’s Costa Blanca and Valencia areas

ENVIRONMENTAL group Ecologists in Action have announced their annual 'black flag' awards to beaches they say have suffered from pollution and poor management in...

Adult Iberian lynx run over and killed in Spain’s Doñana

AN endangered Iberian lynx has been killed in a car accident near Doñana National Park in southern Spain. The tragic incident took place this Monday,...

Popular Costa Blanca beach in Spain reopens after being closed to swimmers

JAVEA'S busiest beach- the Arenal- reopened to bathers on Thursday after being closed for two days after test samples revealed fecal matter in the...

Two Costa Blanca beaches in Spain shamed with ‘black flag’ awards due to sewage dumped into sea

TWO Alicante Province beaches have been awarded Black Flags for 2022 by environmental group, Ecologists in Action. Cala Lanuza(pictured) and Cala Baeza between El Campello...

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...

Campaigners send Mar Menor lagoon pollution complaint to EU which pins blame on Spain’s politicians

ENVIRONMENTALISTS have sent a formal complaint to the EU over the pollution problems at the Mar Menor lagoon in Murcia. The joint submission sent by...

Ecologists call for hunting ban in area razed by the Sierra Bermeja fire in Spain’s Malaga

ECOLOGISTS in Action-Sierra Bermeja have called on the Junta to control hunting in Sierra Bermeja. Following the Sierra Bermeja fire, which has destroyed nearly 10,000...

Two black flags awarded over pollution and building plans which ‘threaten’ the Costa Blanca environment in Spain

ENVIRONMENTAL campaigners, Ecologists in Action, have awarded two black flags to the Costa Blanca region. Their annual black flag list features areas of pollution and...

Junta rules to protect Donana National Park from gas project

Plans to extract gas from Doñana nature reserve win a provisional stay of execution

Supreme Court scraps Andalucia’s most controversial golf macroproject Los Merinos near Ronda

Ronda’s Los Merinos golf macroproject has been scrapped by the Supreme Court after almost a decade of legal warfare

Debate rages over Aznalcollar mine reopening

Should a mine that caused one of Spain’s worst environmental mishaps almost two decades ago reopen for 450 jobs?

Ecologists lodge official complaint against Ronda town hall for Casa Rua project

The group feels the initiative is ‘useless’ and a that a copy of Villa Padierna doesn’t fit in with Ronda’s tourism policies

Madrid sixth most-polluted European big city

Green group Ecologists in Actions claims air pollution causes 2,000 deaths a year in the capital

Junta President announces possible legislative changes affecting illegal properties in Andalucia

Susana Díaz announces plans to propose legislative change that would legalise thousands of homes




These regions in Spain have seen the biggest surges in tourists this year – as figures confirm a record-breaking...

THE Canary Islands, the Balearic Islands, and Andalucia have beaten tourist numbers from 2019 over the first ten months of 2023 with all regions...


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