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ANOTHER chiringuito in Spain’s Andalucia faces environmental protests just weeks after blue flag losses

Miguel Diaz, the group’s mayoral candidate for Marbella also claimed the blueprints for the beach bar are ‘suspicious’

FEELING BLUE: Here are the 17 Costa del Sol beaches which have lost their blue flag status

The Association of Environmental and Consumer Education has blamed illegal building, including some beach bars, for the shocking news

IN PICS: The newly updated list of Malaga’s 13 natural monuments

After the recently announced additions to Malaga’s natural monuments list, we look at all 13 of these stunning environmental sites

Climate change activists in Spain joined by those in UK as hundreds arrested

In the UK capital, around 400 activists were arrested, following acts of civil disobedience

Gibraltar BANS BALLOONS in desperate bid to save wildlife

The ban comes after authorities cancelled the territory’s annual National Day celebration in which 30,000 red and white helium balloons are released

Tourists in Spain could face PRISON for writing name in sand on protected beaches

Perpetrators could be fined up to €600 or face prison, while visitors to the island will now have to get written permission before visiting the island

Madrid bans old cars from city centre in CRACKDOWN on pollution

BAN: Older cars are exiled from Madrid city centre in a bid to tackle pollutionMADRID is banning...

More than 50% in Spain fear climate change is ‘threatening’ survival of human race

Some 64% believe it is already negatively affecting their health

REVEALED: Spain’s cities rank higher than London in world’s top 50 ‘most liveable’

Both Spanish cities had identical scores for the first three categories, but Barcelona edged ahead with better health and infrastructure rankings than Madrid

Bumper month for wind power in Spain breaks record

This surge has meant that the monthly CO2 emissions from electricity dropped to the lowest for the month of October since 2010

Spain to close almost all coal mines and leave more than 1,000 out of work in latest step towards...

Over 1,000 miners and subcontractors will be made redundant by the new year closures

KILLER AIR: Andalucia Junta denounced for ‘failing’ to battle toxic air as Cadiz and Campo de Gibraltar revealed to...

     ENVIRONMENTAL groups are taking legal action against the Junta for ‘failing to tackle toxic air’ in the Campo de Gibraltar.Ecologistas en Accion has...

Volunteers clear up almost half a TONNE of waste from Costa del Sol beach

Since starting the foundation, Plastic Free Seas Worldwide have cleared a total of 3,400 kilos in 10 beach clean ups

Temperatures in Spain’s Andalucia hit climate change limit

In Malaga, Cordoba and Granada the average yearly temperature in the 21st century was at least 1.5°C higher than in the 20th century

Companies with women in power ‘less likely to break environmental laws’

COMPANIES with women at the helm are less likely to break environmental laws.A new study claims that for every additional woman appointed to...

MONKEYING AROUND: All you need to know about Gibraltar’s mischievous macaques

The macaques have been residents since the 12th century as they are depicted in paintings of the period

Environmental concern as Spain has more PIGS than people for first time in its history

THERE are now more pigs in Spain than people. According to the environment ministry, there are 50 million swines roaming the country, some 3.5 million...

Over two planets’ worth of ecological resources drained by Spain

From now until December 31 the world is in a situation of ‘ecological debt’

Andalucia tech company to send solar panels into space

The company aims to seize on a rising demand for panels attached to satellites

Mallorca celebrates a whale of a win as migration corridor becomes a protected area

THE WHALE corridor in the Mediterranean, which runs just North of Mallorca, has been declared a Protected Marine Area.The government approved a Royal Decree...

TOXIC: 97% of Spain exposed to ‘unacceptable’ levels of air pollution

ONLY 3% of the entire Spanish nation enjoy air quality that meets World Health Organisation standards.And according to the WHO’s latest shocking report, the...

Spain vows to prioritise transition to renewable energy

SPAIN’S new government has vowed to prioritise its green policy during a meeting in Brussels.Teresa Ribera, the new environment minister, announced that ‘Spain...

Spain wages war on wet wipes

SPAIN is waging war on wet wipes … or, rather, the practice of flushing them down the loo.A call by the Grupo Parlamentario Vasco...

Spanish ‘Dragons Den’ competition launched for start-ups

A NEW competition has been launched in Mallorca with the aim of rewarding start-ups in the tourism, biotechnology and environmental sectors.The Dragons Den style...

Read all about it! Plaques to explain benefits of tourist tax

A SERIES of brochures and plaques are to go up highlighting the good work of the Balearic tourist tax.The plaques are to be erected...

Marbella expat confirms Barack Obama as guest speaker at leading climate change conference

Wine expert, Pancho Campo, has secured the 44th President of the U.S. for this summer’s high profile Climate Change Leadership Porto Summit
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