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Heed the news: More needs to be done to protect the environment

APART from the devastating and deeply upsetting events unfolding in Ukraine, two very noteworthy pieces of news were in the news last week that...

Bogus companies across Spain used as window-dressing in waste disposal scam

THREE people are being probed by the Guardia Civil for illegally storing 700 tonnes of industrial waste via a network of bogus companies. The Guardia's...

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...

CLEANING UP: Volunteers collect 70 kilos of rubbish from beach and seabed on the Costa del Sol

By Nickacia Forrester FIFTY volunteers who joined in a beach cleanup collected 70kg of trash in just one day. Members of the Association Subacuática Casares (Casares...

WORLD EARTH DAY: Meet the schoolgirl cleaning up Spain’s Costa del Sol one piece of plastic at a time

THE Costa del Sol has its very own Greta Thunberg. To mark World Earth Day on April 22, Fiona Govan catches up with a...

Auf Wiedersehen PET! EU wants Spain to outlaw un-recyclable plastics in packaging

WHEN it comes to plastic bottles the EU is saying auf wiedersehen to PET and guten tag to r-PET. The Union’s European Circular Economy Strategy...

Valencian students win national James Dyson Award with buoy that filters microplastics from the ocean

STUDENTS from the Polytechnic University of Valencia (UPV) have won a national design award with a buoy that filters microplastics from the ocean. The buoy,...

Specsavers and Plastic Free Seas charity join forces on Costa del Sol for mammoth beach clean up

A COSTA del Sol beach clean up is set to take place this weekend in a bid to tackle the growing problem of plastic...

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