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Spain records 48 black flags for most polluted beaches in 2020

THE list of Spain’s most polluted black flag beaches has been released.

How Murcia’s ‘cool streets’ technology helps prevent pets burning their paws as temperatures rise across Spain

RED-HOT pavements can be a danger to both children and pets, as summer temperatures spike in Spain. Vienna-based animal...

Town in northern Spain named as least polluted in Europe

A TOWN in Castilla y Leon has been named as the least polluted town not only in Spain, but in Europe too.

Spain ranks 14th on list of greenest countries worldwide, while the UK is fourth

SPAIN has ranked 14th on the list of greenest countries in the world, while the UK came in at an impressive fourth.

Search for monster crocodile in Spain called off

THE search for the monster crocodile spotted in Castilla y Leon has been called off.

Spanish Government approves draft law introducing tax on plastic waste, expected to raise €724 million

THE Government has approved a draft law introducing a tax on plastic waste.

CO2 emissions in Spain decrease by 32% in April, much higher than the average worldwide drop of 26%

CO2 emissions in Spain have decreased by over a third in April, registering one of the highest drops in the world.

Andalucia invests €171 million into prevention of forest fires

THE Junta de Andalucia has invested a cool €171 million into its fire fighting and prevention department (Infoca Plan) in preparation for...

Door-to-door rubbish collection considered ‘pioneering’ in Spanish Costa Blanca town

PILAR de la Horadada council has chosen its own San Isidro neighbourhood to pilot a door-to-door rubbish collection scheme.

Do you live on the Costa del Sol? Here’s how you can do your bit in the fight against...

On March 24, the Surfrider Foundation Europe invites everyone to join or organise a clean up in their area in this latest push to fight marine pollution

Use of cars in Madrid rises, while use of public transport declines

THE use of cars in Madrid has risen in recent years, whereas the use of public transport has declined.

Spain enters top ten countries with the most sustainable buildings in the world

28% of CO2 emissions come from buildings, so action to reduce this is essential to comply with environmental requirements

Costa Blanca resort shows ‘clear commitment’ to environment with new electric vehicles and free charging points for residents

GUARDAMAR del Segura has invested €80,000 in the acquisition of two electric vehicles, designed to collect household waste from local residents.

Andalucia’s Sierra Nevada ski resort launches ten-year ‘green’ plan in bid to eliminate carbon footprint

THE Junta de Andalucia has prepared a ten-year strategic plan to make Sierra Nevada as ‘green’ as possible.

Group of Costa Blanca mayors demand that busy N-332 road is raised to prevent ‘new catastrophes’ in flood-hit region

FIVE Costa Blanca mayors are demanding quick and urgent solutions to flood prevention in the Vega Baja basin. 

Plastic contaminates every blade of seagrass

PLASTIC contaminates every blade of seagrass a study of ocean habitats has found.  The study carried out in the...

Costa Blanca council seeks volunteers to help huge coastal clean-up of 15,000 plastic bottles

ORIHUELA COSTA is launching a huge clean-up campaign tomorrow to collect and recycle thousands of plastic bottles from their Playa Flamenca beaches.

Gibraltar’s ‘greenest ever’ development gets go ahead from Development Planning Commission

THE Reserve, a building which is to replace the old casino, is set to be the greenest residential development to date in...

‘Lets Ditch Plastic!’- Primary school asks Gibraltar supermarkets to cut down on plastic to stop pollution

St Joseph's Primary School have today asked Gibraltar’s three main supermarkets to cut down using plastic as part of the ClimACT school project.

WATCH: Video of plastic-filled fish goes viral in Spain

The man can be heard saying ‘plastico, puro plastico’

Children and elderly warned as air pollution reaches record levels in Spain’s Murcia

MURCIA city has been forced to introduce special measures after its air pollution levels rose to new heights.  The...

Dozens arrested in toxic shame of 30 Spanish waste disposal companies

GUARDIA Civil and Europol have arrested 68 people at 30 companies involved in illegal gas emissions polluting the air we breathe with...

Greta Thunberg arrives in Spain’s Madrid for make or break climate conference after 36 day voyage

Her arrival in the Spanish capital marks the end of a momentous 9357km journey from Los Angeles to Madrid

Shocking photos showing drop in water levels at reservoir on Spain’s Costa del Sol cause call for hosepipe ban

“We should not be washing our cars. People need to be made aware"

‘SHE DOESN’T UNDERSTAND’: Campaigner hosting kids’ climate change event in Spain’s Marbella slams teen activist Greta Thunberg

Nihlson has previously said that ‘children are 25% of the world’s population, and 100% of our future.’

WATCH: British expats and Spaniards protest after 3 million fish found dead in Spain’s Mar Menor catastrophe

Local fishermen also wore black, in memory of the fish that perished in the shallow waters
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