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American Bullfrog found in Ebro 'huge threat' to native species
Environment Sat, Jul 14, 2018

American Bullfrog found in Ebro 'huge threat' to native...

A HIGHLY-AGGRESSIVE species of frog native to North America has been found in the wild in Spain for the first time, leading to concern among biologists. The American Bullfrog (), so-named because of its very loud noise...

Rain, thunder and lightning in the north and beach whirlwind in Menorca
Environment Thu, Jul 12, 2018

Rain, thunder and lightning in the north and beach...

STORMS sweeping the northern half of Spain may spread to the rest of the country later today, bringing thunder, torrential rain and even hail in parts. A giant Osborne bull panel with its head missing was found blown...

Plastic bags carry charge in all shops from today
Environment Sun, Jul 1, 2018

Plastic bags carry charge in all shops from today

FROM TODAY (Sunday) all plastic carrier bags provided in shops in Spain will carry an obligatory charge as a method of dissuading customers from using too many and dumping them, adding to the global plastic pollution...

Earthquake of 3.3 in Granada province goes unnoticed
Environment Tue, Jun 19, 2018

Earthquake of 3.3 in Granada province goes unnoticed

AN EARTHQUAKE measuring 3.3 on the Richter scale shook the province of Granada in the early hours of this morning (Tuesday) – but failed to wake the neighbours. According to the National Geographical Institute (IGN),...

Torrential rain and storm warnings across Spain today
Environment Tue, May 29, 2018

Torrential rain and storm warnings across Spain today

NEARLY half the country is on alert today (Tuesday) for torrential rain and storms, which are expected to be particularly heavy in the north and on the east coast. All of Castilla y León, except the province of León...

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...

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