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Greenpeace protesters dangle from Bilbao bridge
Environment Tue, Jun 9, 2015

Greenpeace protesters dangle from Bilbao bridge

GREENPEACE activists hung themselves from the Bilbao suspension bridge yesterday with a huge banner calling for more protection for the world's oceans. They were first spotted at 07.40hrs wearing yellow helmets and...

Scottish Ospreys sent to Basque Country to breed
Environment Sun, Aug 18, 2013

Scottish Ospreys sent to Basque Country to breed

OSPREYS could be breeding once again in the Basque Country after having been extinct there for many years, thanks to a joint project between Spain and the Scottish Natural Heritage (SNH) authorities. Experts took 12...

Wind-battered regions now facing flood danger
Environment Wed, Jan 28, 2009

Wind-battered regions now facing flood danger

While the Basque Country is still counting the cost of the damage caused by last weekend's gales, torrential rain is now threatening to cause flooding in the region. Bilbao has already been badly affected, with the...

Environment Tue, May 27, 2008

Greenpeace challenges Basque trawler in South Pacific

Greenpeace activists have tried to sabotage the efforts of a Basque fishing boat operating in the South Pacific, according to reports in the New Zealand media. The ecologists tried unsuccessfully to prevent the crew of...

Autumnal summer continues on stormy Atlantic coast
Environment Wed, Aug 22, 2007

Autumnal summer continues on stormy Atlantic coast

The Basque coast was hit by gales and torrential rain again yesterday. Since the summer began, temperatures in the north of Spain have remained low and it has barely stopped raining. This is bad news for the local...

13 regions on snow, rain and wind alert
Environment Sat, Dec 9, 2006

13 regions on snow, rain and wind alert

Only four regions -Cataluña, Murcia, Extremadura and Valencia- have not been put on weather alert by the Civil Protection department with gales forecast to continue affecting central and southern areas and snow up...

Strong winds lash the Basque country
Environment Mon, Feb 14, 2005

Strong winds lash the Basque country

100 km/ hour gales lashed Spain's north coast yesterday with the Basque country particularly badly affected (photo, San Sebastian). Including the Balearic and Canary Islands, a total of eleven autonomous communities...

Flash hail storm damages homes and cars in Deba
Environment Wed, Jul 7, 2004

Flash hail storm damages homes and cars in Deba

A violent hail storm left homes and cars damaged yesterday morning in the village of Deba (Guipúzcoa). According to Guardia Civil sources, the storm began at 9.50am and lasted just five minutes. Hail stones measuring...

Environmental organisation Oceana pledges to fight unsustainable fishing methods
Environment Thu, Apr 22, 2004

Environmental organisation Oceana pledges to fight...

International environmental organisation Oceana yesterday pledged to fight certain types of fishing considered too damaging for the environment and the local economy on an international scale, such as trawling, while at...

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