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Flood prevention work increases in Costa Blanca town to cut incidents during storm season in Spain

MAJOR work has started to clear ravines and land of objects that could cause floods in the rainfall season in l'Alfas del Pi on...

Divers remove rubbish dumped in Costa Blanca waters off a popular day-trip island in Spain

MEMBERS of Alicante Province diving clubs joined forces on Sunday(October 17) to clear up rubbish from the marine reserve of Tabarca island. Hundreds of volunteers...

Pig farm slurry discharges may be causing Mar Menor lagoon pollution in Spain

A big rise in intensive pig farming may have played a significant role in pollution suffered by the Mar Menor lagoon in recent years. Environmentalists...

Massive demonstration over Mar Menor pollution sends message to Murcia government in Spain

PROTESTORS hit Murcia City's streets on Thursday evening(October 7) to call for action to stop pollution in the Mar Menor lagoon. No official attendance figures...

Alicante announces €100 million plan to stop all water discharges into Mediterranean Sea in Spain

ALICANTE council plans to spend over €100 million to fully recycle water in the city to end all discharges into the Mediterranean Sea. One by-product...

Mallorca restaurant strives for ‘most sustainable business’ title with aeroponic towers and organic waste compost

A RESTAURANT in Mallorca which prides itself on using local, seasonal and organic produce has set its sights on the title of 'most sustainable...

Protestors battle against massive solar farms that threaten to destroy most beautiful countryside in Spain’s Andalucia

HUNDREDS of people gathered outside the regional parliament in Sevilla on Thursday to protest against plans for massive solar farms that threaten to ruin...

Once endangered Atlantic bluefin tuna is now thriving in Spain’s Balearic Islands

The Atlantic bluefin tuna is one of the most commercially valuable fish in the world which has led to the species being heavily overfished for decades

British optician on Spain’s Costa Blanca literally putting plastic bottles in the frame

COSTA BLANCA’S popular British optician, Specsavers Ópticas, has found a way to meet demands of the fashion industry and the eco-conscious. Consequently, stylish environmentally-aware clients...

Spain’s Balearic Islands make firm commitment to fight climate change

This week, the minister for energy and climate change travelled to international conference to reaffirm the Balearics commitment to the environment

EU to fund €3m eco tourism projects for region popular with expats on Spain’s Costa Blanca

ORIHUELA COSTA is to reap the benefit of Spain’s EU membership by taking advantage of a €3m fund for sustainable tourism in the area. European...

Teed off: Environmentalists in Spain slam yet another golf course plan on unspoilt Costa la Luz

SPANISH environmental group Ecologistas en Accion have criticised the Junta de Andalucia´s latest strategic plan that includes yet another golf course.  The proposed project outlines...

Joy as Europe’s most critically endangered seabird spotted nesting off coast of Spain’s Ibiza

Environmentalists confirmed that at least 10 pairs of the Balearic Shearwater were seen nesting on the islet of Es Vedranell

Climate change will wipe out glaciers in Pyrenees within 20 years, warn Spanish scientists

CLIMATE change is to blame for the dramatic shrinking of glaciers in the Pyrenees which could all but disappear within two decades, scientists in...

‘Their days are numbered’: Scientist warns that Posidonia will completely disappear in Spain’s Balearic Islands

In a report for the University of the Balearic Islands (UIB), oceanographer Biel Jorda predicts that the species is in grave threat of disappearing despite EU legislation to protect it

Electrifying: Mallorca to invest €54.6 million in five new green energy trains

MALLORCA will be investing €54.6 million in five new electric trains as part of a green strategy for the island. Each of the trains, consisting...

OPINION: Spain’s Mar Menor shows us why it’s time we cleaned up our act

Martin Tye of Mariposa Energia explores what's gone wrong at Spain's Mar Menor

World’s second largest sailboat measuring 140m long arrives in Spain’s Ibiza

Passengers are offered 10-day itineraries that can cost between a cool €6,700 and €12,200

EGG-TASTIC! Incredible ‘fried egg jellyfish’ spotted off coast of Spain’s Formentera

The species literally looks like an egg cracked into water and can can up to 35cm in diameter

Endangered Iberian lynx and her two cubs killed after being run over on Andalucian roads

AN Iberian lynx and her two cubs, between five and six months old, have been run over and killed on the JA-6104 road in...

Controversial housing development allowed on ‘virgin’ stretch of the Costa Blanca in Spain

ORIHUELA council has voted for controversial plans to build 2,274 homes at Cala Mosca. The area has been described as the last 'virgin' beach area...

Why six residents of Spain’s Ibiza have gone on hunger strike in the name of climate change

The group are part of Extinction Rebellion, an international grassroots organisation that is known for its direct action tactics to raise awareness about the climate crisis

Green ‘buffer zone’ could be created to fight Mar Menor lagoon pollution in Spain

A green 'buffer zone' of 390 hectares has been suggested in a bid to reduce pollution in the Mar Menor lagoon in Murcia. The proposed...

Half dozen key steps for net zero in Europe, Spain and Britain

A SERIES of small, key behavioural changes will be enough to prevent global warning, a key environmental think tank has claimed. The British body has...

Lizards on Ibiza in Spain hit by booming snake numbers caused by rising British visitors

A big rise in Ibiza's snake population is threatening the island's iconic green lizards. The snakes now populate around half of Ibiza and are not...

Survey names the cities in Spain under the biggest threat from major earthquake damage

MURCIA and Alicante are the most vulnerable cities in Spain to possible earthquake damage, according to an Alicante University survey. Researchers have examined the probability...

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