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Environment/Nature news and information for Spain

Environment Wed, Jan 4, 2017

Underground water pocket at 60ºC could provide on-tap...

A TOWN near Barcelona is sitting on an underground Artesian bore well over 200 metres (650 feet) deep with a water temperature of 60ºC and a flow capacity of 30,000 litres per hour, say scientists. This could open the...

Environment Sat, Dec 31, 2016

World's second-deepest well shaft found in Cantabria

POTHOLERS in the northern region of Cantabria have discovered one of the deepest mine shafts in the world, the second in Europe and number one in Spain. Located on the side of the Porracolina mountain in the Calseca...

Environment Wed, Dec 21, 2016

'Coldest winter in 100 years' starts today

WINTER officially started today (Wednesday, December 21) at 11.44 mainland Spain time, and will last for 88 days and 23 hours, according to the State meteorological agency, AEMET. Considered to be the shortest day, or...

Environment Tue, Dec 6, 2016

Málaga and Cadiz - the calm after the storm

The storm that lambasted Málaga and Cadiz last week has abated, but volunteer services continue to help the locals recover from the water and mud that in many cases has flooded everything they own. Jorge Gallardo, the...

Environment Thu, Nov 10, 2016

17 Spanish provinces on snow alert

Seventeen provinces across the country are on snow alert, with plummeting temperatures forecast, accompanied by gusts of wind of up to 80kmph and harsh coastal weather fronts. In the province of Huesca in Aragón, 5cm...