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Nine arrested over 11 separate forest fires in six different provinces in Spain

Police data has revealed that over the last 15 years almost all forest fires in Spain are in some way sparked by human activity

BEAST FROM THE EAST: Andalucia’s Christmas chestnut crops DESTROYED by wasp from China

HAVOC: A chestnut plant destroyed by Chinese waspsSWEET chestnut harvests in Andalucia have been decimated by insects...

Hundreds of piglets drown at farm in Teba during Malaga floods (WARNING: Distressing image)

The animals drowned after the town of Teba, north of Marbella was hit by over 400 litres of rain per square metre in just 24 hours

How an Andalucian weed promoted literacy in Victorian Britain

“THE English ceased to be one of the most aggressive, brutal, rowdy, outspoken, riotous cruel and bloodthirsty nations in the world and became one...

Frost and drought causing widespread shortages in Spanish vegetable crops

FROSTS across Spain are causing widespread shortages of vegetables with suppliers scrambling to find alternatives to avoid a repeat of last year's crisis. The January...

‘Ecocide’: Super-intensive olive farms fingered for water shortages in Almeria

Now 400 times more water is being taken from an important Almeria aquifer than enters, an alarming situation that is being blamed on a surge in super-intensive olive production in the zone

Spain urged to improve treatment of farmed rabbits

The EU parliament is asking Spain to introduce legislation that will end ‘cruel’ practices inflicted on rabbits

Property focus: Idyllic Genal Valley finca up for sale

The owners would like to pass the finca on to a younger, more energetic family who hanker after ‘the good life’

NGOs say no to poisonous pesticides in Spain

Environmental groups lobby Spanish government to cut down by 30%

Spain becomes wolf stronghold

Wolf numbers on the up in Spain after years of absence

Huge guacamole factory planned for Axarquia

The new 700sq m factory will be close to Velez-Malaga

Drought destroys cereal crop

Dry weather has played havoc with cereal production in Malaga province

German bean sprouts not Spanish cucumbers to blame for deadly E.coli outbreak

Spanish farmers could now see millions in compensation after they were wrongly blamed

Spanish cucumbers are not to blame for the E.coli outbreak

Spain is now seeking compensation
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