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El Saltillo bridge, a hanging bridge in Spain’s Canillas de Aceituno, celebrates first year with 50,000 visitors—and sees local...

EL Saltillo de Malaga, a hanging bridge connecting Canillas de Aceituno and Sedella, celebrates its first anniversary with more than 50,000 visitors having crossed...

VIDEO: How wild boars are increasingly terrorizing urban zones in Spain and why archers are coming to the rescue

SHAKIRA’S close encounter with wild boars last week in a Barcelona park has yet again ignited a debate around the growing danger of the...

LA PALMA VOLCANO: Animals suffer and change behaviour as eruptions continue

WILDLIFE on the island of La Palma is facing a crisis as its volcano continues to erupt. Manuel Nogales from the The Spanish National Research...

Pink-skinned baby panda twins are born at Madrid Zoo in Spain

TWIN giant pandas were born at Madrid Zoo today(September 6). Huz Zui Ba gave birth to her first baby at 8.30 am and then at...

BEAUTIFUL BUT DEADLY: Iberian wolves expected to return to Spain’s Valencia region within the next five years

WOLVES are expected to return to the Valencia region. Leading biologists believe that the combination of dwindling population figures in rural areas and the increasing...

Valencian scientists reintroduce endangered species of newt in the Serra Calderona

Natural ponds have recently been found to play a vital role in regulating global warming, as they trap and filter carbon dioxide naturally.

SAVE OUR COAST: Spanish ministry announces urgent project to regenerate the shoreline off Valencia’s Cullera

CULLERA (Valencia Province) will recover the historic sand dunes that dotted its shores more than 60 years ago in a bid to prevent coastal...

SAVE OUR ISLANDS: Calls to protect beautiful Illes Columbretes nature reserve off Valencia coast

VALENCIAN political party Compromis is calling for greater environmental protection of the Illes Columbretes islands in Castellon Province on behalf of the central government. The...

Baby flamingos fly off-target from breeding area on Spain’s Costa Blanca

SOME of the 800 flamingos born last spring on Torrevieja's salt lake have found it tricky to get their sense of direction. Most have flown...

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.

Search for monster crocodile in Spain called off

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

Spanish app Wikiloc revolutionising the hiking world

Spanish app Wikiloc fuels hiking resurgence with 13 million routes, writes Dimitris Kouimtsidis

If you can’t stand the heat you can always take inspiration from the animal kingdom … or not, writes...

Luckily we humans can cool off at the turn of a shower tap but storks and vultures have a yuckier way to stave off the August heat...

Man in Spain killed by Asian wasp as insects move towards Costa del Sol 40km each year

The wasps will conquer Spain from north to south, according to insect expert Marcos Negrete

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

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

ROCKY ROAD: Drivers in Spain’s Andalucia narrowly escape falling five-tonne boulder

With a history of rock falls in the area the mayor took no chances in sealing off the highway ahead of heavy rain forecasts

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

Protected Posidonia grasslands to receive million Euro funding

THE MINISTRY of Environment has agreed to give almost €2 million in funding to the Balearic Institute of Nature (Ibanat) to control and protect...

Protests held over contaminated ‘brown water’ on Mallorca beach

A GROUP of neighbours has protested over contamination of one of the island’s most popular bathing spots. Dozens held up placards to demand action after...

The UK joins the battle against the ‘olive ebola’ as it spreads through Europe

PRINCE Charles is pleading with the UK government to ban the import of plants that might have the ‘olive Ebola’ virus that has wreaked...

WORKING ASSES: Donkeys hired to graze high-risk fire areas in Mallorca

A LEGION of donkeys is being employed to lower the risk of fire in two key areas of Mallorca.  Two groups of between 15 and...

IN PICS: Epic battle between two male goats in Spain sees one plunge to its death

THIS is the moment two mountain goats in Spain locked horns before one plunged to its death.  The two Spanish ibex were pictured by 53-year-old...

FAMILY AFFAIR: Hikers must now apply for permit to access Ternelles finca

ONLY pre-registered visitors will be allowed access to Ternelles finca following a new ruling in the ongoing dispute between Pollensa town hall and the...

New Year’s Day supermoon will be the brightest of 2018

TONIGHT the winter supermoon will light up the sky, the brightest of three supermoons in 2018. The moon will be at the closest point to...

WATCH: Moment Malaga police capture giant snake

The serpent had devoured two swallows before it was caught

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