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Environment/Nature news & information for Spain

Spain's air pollution falls to levels of 2011, but there's still work to do
Environment Wed, Jun 24, 2020

Spain's air pollution falls to levels of 2011, but...

AIR POLLUTION in Spain has plummeted to levels of nearly a decade ago, even before the three-month lockdown, and which is likely to be partly due to schemes set up in previous years in some of the country's largest...

Nile crocodile in Valladolid river? The trail gets 'otter...
Environment Wed, Jun 10, 2020

Nile crocodile in Valladolid river? The trail gets...

A REPORTED sighting of a Nile crocodile where two rivers meet in centre-northern Spain and footprints which could be those of a giant reptile have led to a mass police search – but zoologists are keen to calm the...

'Mini-summer' hits Spain: Temperatures rise to nearly 30ºC
Environment Thu, Mar 12, 2020

'Mini-summer' hits Spain: Temperatures rise to...

SPAIN is basking in near-summerlike weather and will continue to do until at least the weekend, according to the State meteorological agency, AEMET. Considerably warmer than usual for the time of year, practically...

FACUA investigates Ryanair's 'greenest airline in EU' claims
Environment Wed, Feb 26, 2020

FACUA investigates Ryanair's 'greenest airline in...

SPAIN'S consumer authorities are looking into Ryanair's claim that it is the 'lowest-emission airline in Europe', amid concerns that this may be influencing planet-conscious passengers in their choice of...

King and Queen attend Doñana 50th anniversary event
Environment Fri, Feb 14, 2020

King and Queen attend Doñana 50th anniversary event

KING Felipe and Queen Letizia spent Valentine's Day at the stunningly-beautiful Doñana National Park to attend an event to finish off its 50 anniversary year. The monarchs presided over the science conference at...

Spain's sea life: 10 common but lesser-known species
Environment Sat, Feb 8, 2020

Spain's sea life: 10 common but lesser-known species

FISH and seaweed are not the only creatures living in Spain's seas. Some of the most common are also some of the least-known, or least-understood in the case of certain plants, and they even include birds who,...

Spain leads world fossil-fuel shutdown in favour of 'clean' energy
Environment Fri, Jan 31, 2020

Spain leads world fossil-fuel shutdown in favour of...

SPAIN is officially a world leader in the switch from electricity from fossil-fuel sources to 'clean energy', and is working on being 100% renewable before the year 2025. During the recent Climate Change Summit...

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