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Prosecutors to force Murcia’s government to investigate companies polluting the Mar Menor in Spain

THE Murcia government will be taken to court to force it to investigate ten companies who are accused of polluting the Mar Menor, one...

Spain’s Malaga Airport goes green with four vertical gardens

MALAGA airport to boast living walls with more than 10,000 live plants. The world's number one airport operator AENA (Spain’s Airports and Air Navigation) has...

United Nations to investigate whether Spain is at fault for major pollution incidents in Mar Menor lagoon

A four-year campaign to get the United Nations to investigate whether Spain has breached environmental rules in the Mar Menor lagoon has succeeded. The Ecologistas...

Beauty belies Spain’s toxic cover-up

AT FIRST GLANCE, you might think a sci-fi writer had dreamed up this polar scenery of ice-like foam sheets atop a dazzling green sea.  Small...

Spain records 48 black flags for most polluted beaches in 2020

THE list of Spain’s most polluted black flag beaches has been released.

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.

Spain ranks 14th on list of greenest countries worldwide, while the UK is fourth

SPAIN has ranked 14th on the list of greenest countries in the world, while the UK came in at an impressive fourth.

CO2 emissions in Spain decrease by 32% in April, much higher than the average worldwide drop of 26%

CO2 emissions in Spain have decreased by over a third in April, registering one of the highest drops in the world.

Spain will not ban the sale of diesel or petrol cars by 2040, but still aims to be carbon...

THE Government has announced that it will not ban the sale of diesel or petrol cars by 2040.

Air pollution in Madrid and across major European cities drops staggering amounts due to coronavirus

AIR pollution in Madrid and across major European cities has dropped dramatically due to coronavirus.

Spain and the Costa del Sol feel the effects of the lockdown with a dramatic drop in pollution

The majority of the drop has been from a 60% reduction of traffic on the roads of Madrid and Barcelona, while in Andalucia, around an 80% drop has been seen

Pollution levels in Spain reach historically low levels because of coronavirus

POLLUTION levels in Spain have decreased dramatically due to coronavirus.

Costa Blanca mayors accused of ‘disobedience’ over withholding reports on river pollution and dumping of waste

BOTH Benijofar and Formentera del Segura councils are being threatened with prosecution over withholding information requests. The Catalan Ombudsman of the Valencian Community, Angel Luna,...

Do you live on the Costa del Sol? Here’s how you can do your bit in the fight against...

On March 24, the Surfrider Foundation Europe invites everyone to join or organise a clean up in their area in this latest push to fight marine pollution

La Liga match in Spain postponed because of air pollution

EIBAR’S match against Real Sociedad has been postponed due to pollution.

Dozens arrested in toxic shame of 30 Spanish waste disposal companies

GUARDIA Civil and Europol have arrested 68 people at 30 companies involved in illegal gas emissions polluting the air we breathe with around 76...

Minister demands ‘honesty’ from local government after Mar Menor ‘environmental emergency’

SPAIN’S Minister for Ecological Transition has demanded answers from the Government of Murcia over the ‘environmental emergency’ at the region’s Mar Menor. Teresa Ribera has...

Spanish government announces 21 measures to cut pollution in Murcia’s Mar Menor to ‘zero’

SPAIN’S Ministry for Ecological Transition has announced 21 measures to reduce pollution and runoff into the Mar Menor to ‘zero’. The measures will tackle dung...

Spain’s Malaga to build 21 NEW wind turbines costing €79 million

Each turbine has 4.2 Megawatts (MW) of power, with 88.2 MW for the total plant

TOXIC: Cruise ships make Spain’s Palma one of the most polluted ports in Europe

The Mallorca capital joins Barcelona, Venice, Civitavecchia and Southampton in being crowned the most polluting ports on the continent

‘Widespread’ increase in ocean plastic on Costa del Sol with ‘strikingly’ high microplastic levels in Malaga

THE Costa del Sol has seen a ‘widespread’ increase of plastic on its beaches and in the sea, with Malaga one of the worst...

Spain’s environmentalists issue doomsday warning as groundbreaking study reveals alarming levels of micro-plastic in the Pyrenees

One of the main problems is the lack of ready, cheap alternatives to the imperishable material that is now part of the air we breathe and the water we drink

Jet2 removes Costa del Sol beaches from its website after Olive Press probe into raw sewage pumped into sea

Other package holiday firms TUI and Thomas Cook, are still promoting the affected beaches on their websites

WATCH: Vile video shows SEWAGE flowing onto popular beach in southern Spain

Locals commented on the video branding it a 'disgrace' and 'embarrassing'

Madrid bans old cars from city centre in CRACKDOWN on pollution

MADRID is banning aged cars from its city centre in a bid to reduce monster levels of air pollution. The vintage veto, coming into effect...

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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