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Environment/Nature news and information for Spain

Environment Wed, Dec 2, 2015

Madrid to be subject to new anti-pollution laws

Within the next two to three weeks the city of Madrid will be subject to new, more restrictive anti-pollution regulation which will allow the authorities to limit traffic when high concentrations of nitrogen dioxide...

Environment Mon, Nov 30, 2015

Earth moves for Cádiz province

AN EARTHQUAKE struck the province of Cádiz yesterday (Sunday) morning at 07.00hrs, measuring 2.6 on the Richter scale, emergency services confirm. The epicentre was found to be in the town of Zahara, but the tremor was...

Environment Fri, Nov 20, 2015

Mass manure-spreading causes a stink in Barcelona

A MYSTERY pong hanging over Barcelona has had authorities scratching their heads and caused over 40 residents to ring the 112 emergency hotline. Farmers in the Baix Llobregat district stress that initial theories that...

Environment Wed, Nov 18, 2015

Winter hits Spain with a vengeance

TEMPERATURES across the country are set to plummet from Saturday night this week, with drops of between 4ºC and 5ºC on average and even frost and snow in northern and mountainous areas. Recent weeks of mild autumn...

Environment Wed, Oct 28, 2015

Island in Balearics on sale for €24m

AN ISLAND off the coast of Formentera, the smallest of the Balearics is up for sale for €24 million. S'Espalmador is separated from Formentera, the most diminutive inhabited island in the region, by a thin strip...

Environment Sun, Oct 11, 2015

Earthquake in Granada felt in Málaga

AN EARTHQUAKE measuring 3.4 on the Richter scale has rocked the provinces of Málaga and Granada, but nobody is believed to be hurt and no damage to property has been reported. The tremor was recorded at 07.05hrs...