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Environment/Nature news & information for Castile-La Mancha

Group inhabiting abandoned village faces prosecution
Environment Fri, May 25, 2018

Group inhabiting abandoned village faces prosecution

SIX young adults are facing prison and hefty fines for 'occupying' an uninhabited village in ruins in the province of Guadalajara (Castilla-La Mancha). Deep in the heart of the Sierra Norte nature reserve and...

Earthquake of 3.7 in Guadalajara province
Environment Wed, Dec 20, 2017

Earthquake of 3.7 in Guadalajara province

AN EARTHQUAKE reaching 3.7 on the Richter scale rocked the central-Spanish town of Yebra (Guadalajara province) this morning (Wednesday). No damage was reported, but the tremor was felt widely across the Castilla-La...

Earthquake in Toledo reaches 3.7 on the Richter scale
Environment Fri, Apr 3, 2015

Earthquake in Toledo reaches 3.7 on the Richter scale

AN EARTHQUAKE measuring 3.7 on the Richter scale was felt yesterday (Thursday) at 15.32hrs in the province of Toledo, reports the National Geographical Institute (IGN) in Spain. The epicentre was in Urda, some 39...

Fireball crosses Toledo
Environment Thu, Apr 2, 2015

Fireball crosses Toledo

A FIREBALL travelling at 45,000 kilometres per hour was seen from the province of Toledo this week - the second time this year. The burning rock, a chunk of an asteroid, flew through the skies above the central region...

Earthquake on border of Alicante and Albacete
Environment Wed, Jan 1, 2014

Earthquake on border of Alicante and Albacete

AN EARTHQUAKE measuring 2.8 on the Richter Scale was recorded yesterday (New Year's Eve) morning on the Alicante-Albacete provincial border. The National Geographic Institute (IGN) revealed that the tremor occurred...

Guadalajara hiker jailed for 2005 inferno
Environment Tue, Jul 10, 2012

Guadalajara hiker jailed for 2005 inferno

ONLY one of the three hikers who caused a devastating forest fire in Guadalajara that killed 11 firemen has been sentenced. Marcelino H. S., the one who lit the barbecue in July 2005 which got out of control and wiped...

Six metre icicles as Cuenca waterfalls freeze
Environment Tue, Jan 25, 2011

Six metre icicles as Cuenca waterfalls freeze

Six metre high icicles have formed in the waterfalls at the source of the River Cuervo in Cuenca, a beauty spot visited by over 120,000 people last year. The freezing temperatures that have hit the country over the past...

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