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Castellon Province natural park boss investigated over 12 donkey deaths in Spain’s Valencia region

THE head of the Desert de les Palmes Natural Park, Toni Garcia, is being investigated by the Guardia Civil over the death of a...

How the brown bear has been brought back from the brink of extinction to thrive in Spain’s Pyrenees

JUST three decades ago brown bears were on the brink of extinction in the Pyrenees, the population all but wiped out by hunters and...

IN PICS: Six cute-looking flying fox babies are born in Benidorm’s Terra Natura in Spain

SIX flying fox pups have been born and are doing well at Benidorm's Terra Natura Zoo. At birth they weighed in at around 50 grams...

Future giant panda stars of Spain’s Madrid Zoo make first public appearance

GIANT panda twins 'You You' and 'Jiu Jiu' born last September in Madrid Zoo Aquarium made their first public appearance on Monday. They were the...

Celebrate spring: Six of the most beautiful places to see almond blossom in Spain

THE beginning of March welcomes the unique spectacle of almond blossom in Spain, ushering in spring and creating unmissable sights and smells. While you can...

War on wild boars declared in Spain’s Murcia in special ‘hunting emergency’

WILD boar numbers have risen to such a level in the Murcia region that the government has declared a 'temporary hunting emergency'. It means the...

Police raid illegal Vietnamese Pig farm and seize 12 animals in Murcia area of Spain

A dozen Vietnamese pigs have been seized from an illegal breeding farm in Aguilas, Murcia. Officers from the Guardia Civil's environment division, Seprona, raided the...

Police seize elephant feet stools being sold online from Costa Blanca area of Spain

FOUR stools made from African elephant feet have been seized by the Guardia Civil in the Alicante area. Two Spaniards, 39 and 67, are being...

Deer goes swimming in the sea before bounding around busy Costa Blanca road in Spain

A deer caused a commotion when it went for a seaside swim on the Costa Blanca before running away on a busy road. The roe's...

Marbled Duck quacks back in Spain with much-needed population rise

SPAIN'S Marbled Duck population is bouncing back after serious concerns about its decline. Falling numbers in the 2010s led to the official declaration of the...

Rescued loggerhead turtles are taken back home off the Costa Blanca in Spain

TWO rescued loggerhead turtles have been released into the sea some 30 miles off the Costa Blanca shore. The two specimens were found off the...

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

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