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Environment/Nature news and information for Spain

Environment Thu, Jun 15, 2017

Pupils faint and court workers walk out as indoor...

FIVE children needed medical attention at schools in Madrid today (Thursday) and civil servants walked out of the courts in the region because of the heatwave currently gripping the whole of Spain. Judges and admin...

Environment Tue, Jun 13, 2017

Spain prepares for first major heatwave of 2017

The first big heatwave of the year is set to sweep the country on Thursday and last until at least Sunday. After numerous days with "episodes of high temperatures" across much of the country, the state...

Environment Sat, Jun 10, 2017

Cigarette butts polluting environment and food chain

OVER 4.5 billion cigarette butts are clogging up rivers, forests, beaches, streets and parks, or two-thirds of all the cigarettes smoked in Spain in a year, and take between eight and 12 years to biodegrade, warns the...

Environment Thu, Jun 8, 2017

'Hotter than usual' summer forecast this year

SUMMER in Spain this year is set to be hotter than ever with temperatures expected to be well above the average for the season. State meteorological agency AEMET says this summer has a 50% chance of being much warmer...

Environment Wed, May 31, 2017

Barcelona scientists link air pollution with ADHD in...

AIR pollution caused by carbon monoxide leads to significant changes in children's brain structure, even when levels of contamination are below the European Union's recommended maximum, says a worrying report by...