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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

Tawny owl ‘on his way out’ bounces back after a couple of Ibuprofren from British expat

Speedy recovery for tawny owl thought to have been hit by a car

Record number of birds spend winter in Andalucia

Almost one million migrating breeds have been recorded in the region’s wetlands

Castilla-La Mancha nature reserve combats nuclear waste

Castilla La Mancha takes a stand against nuclear waste

Abandoned Cadiz nature reserve to be brought back to life

Twitchers are set to flock to Trocadero Island as rare species return

Protect Andalucia

Those entrusted to protect Andalucia's natural heritage are pushing their power to the limit

Vultures at risk as deadly animal treatment comes to Spain

Drug responsible for wiping out India's vulture population is approved for use in Spain

Action group launch anti-bird poisoning campaign

Action plan to snare birdlife killers and to put an end to poison-baiting

Our winter feathered friends

A flock of winter birds are winging their way to Andalucia

Feathered migrants arrive for winter

Winter birds to look out for

A whale of a time

Foreigners flock to count whales off Gibraltar

Oh, I do like to be beside the lakeside

Jon Clarke explains why the Andalucian lake district is a good alternative to the coast

Toll road alternative for Andalucia

A new walking and cycling route now links Ronda and Marbella
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