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Environment/Nature news & information for Spain

Patricia, Spain's 'Greta Thunberg', takes on UN for climate change action
Environment Sun, Sep 22, 2019

Patricia, Spain's 'Greta Thunberg', takes on UN...

IN A GROUND-BREAKING moment in the history of childhood, pupils all over the planet told their teachers they would be 'playing truant' on Friday and hitting the streets of their nearest towns or cities marching...

Storms to hit Mediterranean Spain mid-week
Environment Mon, Sep 9, 2019

Storms to hit Mediterranean Spain mid-week

ANOTHER depression is on its way across mainland Spain, bringing torrential rain to the east coast over tomorrow (Tuesday) and Wednesday. The weather phenomenon known as a DANA (Isolated Depression at High Levels)...

'Warmer and drier' autumn than usual forecast for Spain
Environment Tue, Sep 3, 2019

'Warmer and drier' autumn than usual forecast for...

THIS autumn will be 'much warmer and drier than usual' with temperatures above average for the time of year, especially in the north-east of mainland Spain, says a leading weather expert. José Antonio Maldonado...

Civil Protection issues advice for 'storm season'
Environment Wed, Aug 21, 2019

Civil Protection issues advice for 'storm season'

SPAIN'S Civil Protection squad has issues a series of recommendations in light of forecast storms and flash floods across the country. The volunteer rescue and emergency service recalls that the northern parts of...

Heatwave over and heavens open
Environment Sat, Jul 27, 2019

Heatwave over and heavens open

AFTER five days of intense heat with temperatures above 40ºC in the shade in much of Spain, the mercury is set to drop today (Saturday) and tomorrow and persistent heavy rain is forecast. According to the State...

Portugal thanks Spain for 'swift response' to fire help appeal
Environment Wed, Jul 24, 2019

Portugal thanks Spain for 'swift response' to fire...

PORTUGUESE authorities have confirmed the massive wildfire in the centre of the country is now under control and has thanked Spain for its prompt help in sending equipment. Five infernos broke out within an hour, three...

A sea of lavender: Guadalajara province's aromatic landscape and festival
Environment Sun, Jul 21, 2019

A sea of lavender: Guadalajara province's aromatic...

IT'S NOT Provence. It's not even Norfolk. But the heady, uplifting and refreshing scent of lavender and the blanket of mauve across acres and acres of countryside, as far as you can see and beyond, might make...

London 'as warm as Barcelona' by the year 2050, say scientists
Environment Fri, Jul 19, 2019

London 'as warm as Barcelona' by the year 2050, say...

WITHIN just over 30 years, the climate in Madrid will be similar to what it is in Marrakech today and that of London will be very much like Barcelona's is now, according to research at the Federal Polytechnic School...

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