Two loggerhead turtles returned to the wild as the first eggs for more than a century hatch
Only one in a thousand baby loggerheads survives to adulthood in the wild This week the Murcia Region has welcomed the first baby turtles to have been born in the region for more than a century..

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The summer of 2019 was the tenth hottest on record in Murcia
Highs of 44 degrees while the minimum remained above 20 in the city of Murcia throughout July and August It is a good measure of climate change that the summer of 2019 was the seventh hottest on..

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Worries over mosquito plague in Murcia and Alicante after gota fría flooding
The stagnant water in the countryside provides an ideal breeding ground for the tiger mosquito Following the destructive “gota fría” storm which battered the Region of Murcia and the rest..

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First loggerhead sea turtles hatch at Calblanque beach
The baby turtles have been taken to the wildlife recovery centre in El Valle and will be kept in captivity for a year Only one in a thousand baby loggerheads survives to adulthood in the wild..

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Saharan dust particle alert in Murcia
Air pollution protocol activated in the city of Murcia The Town Hall of Murcia has activated the lowest level of its air pollution protocol due to the spread of a cloud of Saharan dust particles..

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25 million euros to repair flood damage on the Murcia regional road network
Five days after the rain arrived 11 roads still remain closed Efforts are now well under way to estimate the cost of repairing the damage done by the gota fría storms of the last few days in the..

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Livestock and other animals lost to Gota Fría flooding
Farmers count the cost as the floodwater recedes, pets also lost  As people all over the Region of Murcia begin to count the cost of the dramatic “gota fría” storm which hit the south-east..

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Molina de Segura and Ricote valley towns seek catastrophe status after gota fría flooding
Parts of central and northern Murcia received a year’s rain in 36 hous Much attention in the Spanish press has been paid, and quite rightly so, to the plight of residents on the coast of the..

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Gota fría raises concerns of heavy metal contamination in the Campo de Cartagena and the Mar Menor
Lead, cadmium and arsenic are washed away by runoff water in the Sierra Minera As the red alert throughout the Region of Murcia for violent storms and flooding as a “gota fría” storm arrives..

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Fears for the Mar Menor as the gota fría storm brings more runoff water into the lagoon
Activists warn that the lagoon is in danger as water quality deteriorates The torrential rain which flooded parts of the Costa Cálida during the “gota fría” storm on Thursday and Friday is..

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Águilas forest park aims to adapt to climate change
The forest park uses recycled water in an irrigation system to be run on solar power The Town Hall of Águilas has awarded the contract for the creation of a 30,000-square-metre “forest park”..

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Climate change will send temperatures in Murcia up to 50 degrees by 2100
The Ministry of Ecological Transition warns of long-term temperature increases The Ministry of Ecological Transition in the Spanish government has published a report on climate change which forecasts..

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Man arrested after stealing 9 tons of rosemary in Lorca
The herb thief also faces charges of illegally employing Moroccan labourers The aromatic herb sector in Murcia generates 15 million euros of turnover per year! The “ROCA” rural crime wing..

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Murcia farmers fear a lifting of drought status could threaten irrigation crops
Reservoirs in the Segura basin are at only 21 per cent of capacity It may seem ironic when the Region of Murcia is bracing itself for what could prove to be an episode of extremely heavy rain between..

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Residents protest against macro-pig farm construction just outside Lorca
There are a million pigs in Lorca and residents say enough is enough! Residents of the rural El Consejero district a few kilometres north-east of the city of Lorca, on the RM-701 road which leads..

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Summer barbecue ban still in force in Sierra Espuña and other rural areas
Totana Town Hall issues a reminder to members of the public visiting Sierra Espuña The Town Hall of Totana has issued a reminder to members of the public that a strict ban remains un place until..

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Wild tortoise ownership in Murcia and Spain: illegal but surprisingly common
How to get back on the right side of the law if you own a tortoise in Murcia Many members of the public are unaware of the fact, but since 1st July 2015 it has officially been illegal in Spain..

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El Valle Wildlife Recovery Centre: Centro de Recuperación de Fauna Silvestre de El Valle
Fascinating environmental education visits for groups and families in the mountains just outside Murcia One of the cluster of facilities located near the visitors centre of the El Valle y Carrascoy..

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Botanical educational garden in Mazarrón
The “Mastia” garden is designed to educate about local eco-systems In April 2018 Mazarrón became the first municipality in the Murcia Region to open an educational bio-garden for local..

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Understanding water and the drought in Murcia and the Segura basin
Where our water comes from, what it is used for, and why there isn’t enough In late 2017 the Region of Murcia and the rest of the Segura basin are facing one of the most serious droughts in recent..

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Las Encañizadas; protecting this historic fishing technique in La Manga del Mar Menor
Fish doesn´t get any fresher than this! Fish are trapped in reed mazes as they migrate between the Mar Menor and the Mediterranean. Many of the agricultural traditions in the Region of Murcia..

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Dog owners beware: stephanotis pods can kill dogs
Urgent warning for dog owners Be aware that the seed pods of the Stephanotis plant, also known as Madagascar Jasmine, are lethal for dogs. This is a stunning plant with waxy green leaves and a..

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Bolnuevo erosions or Gredas de Bolnuevo
The Bolnuevo erosions are natural sandstone sculptures One of the best known features of Bolnuevo are the erosions, or gredas, of Bolnuevo, known as the “enchanted landscape”, a curious formation..

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<span style='color:#780948'>ARCHIVED</span> - Green light at last for government plans to protect the Mar Menor
The governments of Spain and Murcia must now work together to implement the measures outlined After a couple of weeks in which the deterioration of the marine environment in the Mar Menor has once..

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<span style='color:#780948'>ARCHIVED</span> - Scientists warn that the ecosystem of the Mar Menor is a long way from recovering
A group of experts add fuel to the public debate over the marine environment of the lagoon There has been a great deal of argument and discussion in recent weeks over the current state of the marine..

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<span style='color:#780948'>ARCHIVED</span> - Bickering continues over responsibility for harmful substances running into the Mar Menor
The CHS points the finger of blame back at the Murcia government for halting the pumping of water out of the Rambla del Albujón The Confederación Hidrográfica del Segura (CHS), the administrative..

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<span style='color:#780948'>ARCHIVED</span> - New forum group convenes in Cartagena to coordinate action to protect the Mar Menor
The need is for action not words as the marine environment deteriorates in the lagoon The data regarding water quality in the Mar Menor continue to make for worrying reading as the peak summer..

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<span style='color:#780948'>ARCHIVED</span> - Murcia blames the national government as Mar Menor water quality deteriorates
After 3 years of failing to prevent runoff water entering the lagoon the regional government bemoans a lack of cooperation from the Ministry of Ecological Transition and requests further assistance..

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<span style='color:#780948'>ARCHIVED</span> - Grape harvest down by 20 per cent but Jumilla wine producers anticipate high quality
The lack of rain last winter has been compensated for by a wet Easter and recent showers The lack of rain during last winter has led to a drop of around 20 per cent in the grape harvest in the..

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<span style='color:#780948'>ARCHIVED</span> - Rain on Tuesday followed by foam in the River Segura in Murcia on Wednesday
Ecologists demand a satisfactory explanation for the regular appearance of the foam after heavy rain In episodes of heavy rain like the one which affected central Murcia on Tuesday there are some..

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<span style='color:#780948'>ARCHIVED</span> - As water quality deteriorates, Murcia government admits past mismanagement of the Mar Menor
Concerns are rising over a deterioration of in water quality in the lagoon as the autumn rains bring the threat of further agricultural chemicals flowing into the Mar Menor Water quality in the..

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<span style='color:#780948'>ARCHIVED</span> - Two failed nesting attempts by loggerhead sea turtles in La Manga
Last month saw the first loggerhead eggs on a Costa Cálida beach for over 100 years Following the first recorded instance in more than 100 years of a loggerhead sea turtle laying her eggs on a..

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<span style='color:#780948'>ARCHIVED</span> - Aemet warn of possible Gota Fría storms throughout Murcia on Monday and Tuesday
Yellow alert in the Costa Cálida on Monday evening and all day on Tuesday In past decades it was by no means uncommon for the last week of the month of August to bring heavy storms to the Costa..

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<span style='color:#780948'>ARCHIVED</span> - And the heat goes on… 4 places in Murcia among the 10 hottest in Spain on Thursday
Cooler on the coast but orange and yellow heat alerts are in place until Sunday The early August heatwave in the Costa Cálida is set to continue on Friday and Saturday, although it appears that..

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<span style='color:#780948'>ARCHIVED</span> - Mar Menor Town Halls present united front in efforts to regenerate the lagoon
Calls for immediate action from the national government and the CHS At a meeting on Tuesday presided over by Antonio Luengo, the minister for Water, Agriculture, Farming, Fishing and the Environment..

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<span style='color:#780948'>ARCHIVED</span> - No-deal Brexit threat hitting Murcia exports
The falling value of the pound is reducing the purchasing power of UK importers It is often said that uncertainty is among the factors which can cause most damage to a national or regional economy..

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<span style='color:#780948'>ARCHIVED</span> - Last month was the 8th hottest July on record in Murcia
Maximum temperatures reached 41 degrees in central parts of the Region The State meteorological agency Aemet have released their summary of the weather in the Region of Murcia during last month..

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<span style='color:#780948'>ARCHIVED</span> - Second loggerhead sea turtle nesting attempt fails in La Manga
High hopes that a second batch of eggs could soon appear in the Costa Cálida after a gap of over 100 years Following the confirmation earlier this week that a female loggerhead sea turtle has..

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<span style='color:#780948'>ARCHIVED</span> - Lemon production expected to drop by 14 per cent this year
The bumper 2018-19 crop caused headaches for Murcia lemon growers Lemons are among the many agricultural products typically associated with the Region of Murcia, but the latest forecast for the..

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<span style='color:#780948'>ARCHIVED</span> - Platform group denounces over-farming as melons are left to rot in the Campo de Cartagena
Water and fertilizers are used to produce an over-supply of melons in Torre Pacheco The Pacto por el Mar Menor platform group, which campaigns for measures to protect the marine environment of..

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<span style='color:#780948'>ARCHIVED</span> - First loggerhead sea turtle eggs laid in the Costa Cálida for over 100 years
A nest has been found in the sand at Cala Arturo in the regional park of Calblanque lays Over the last few years there have been various failed attempts by loggerhead sea turtles to lay eggs on..

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<span style='color:#780948'>ARCHIVED</span> - Wildfire affects 130 hectares near the Cenajo reservoir in north-west Murcia
Over 100 firefighters took part in the operation to bring the flames under control A wildfire which broke out on Friday near the Cenajo reservoir in Moratalla, in the north-west of the Region of..

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<span style='color:#780948'>ARCHIVED</span> - Hot weather affecting cut lettuce and vegetable production in Murcia
The prolonged heat is reducing quality and could affect the supply chain, exporters warn In general terms the climate and soil in the Region of Murcia are perfect for the cultivation of leaf vegetable..

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<span style='color:#780948'>ARCHIVED</span> - Precautionary assessment of huge ficus trees in Murcia park
The risk of collapse is exacerbated by the recent hot dry weather Ever since 16th June 2017, when the giant ficus tree in Plaza Santa Domingo in the centre of Murcia partially collapsed and the..

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<span style='color:#780948'>ARCHIVED</span> - Golf course watering system closed in Los Alcázares amid suspicions of harmful runoff into the Mar Menor
Following an inspection at La Serena Golf the CHS vow to investigate other courses in the area The Confederación Hidrográfica del Segura (CHS), the administrative body in charge of water infrastructures..

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<span style='color:#780948'>ARCHIVED</span> - Extreme risk of wildfires in parts of Murcia as temperatures rise to 39 degrees
Slightly cooler over the weekend but still reaching 36 in inland areas With temperatures set to reach around 39 degrees on Friday afternoon the risk of wildfire in much of the Region of Murcia..

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<span style='color:#780948'>ARCHIVED</span> - Biologists warn of increased jellyfish numbers along the Mediterranean coast
Invasive jellyfish species are becoming more common along the Spanish Costas Marine biologists at the Instituto de Ciencias del Mar (ICM-CSIC) in Barcelona issued a warning on Thursday that the..

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<span style='color:#780948'>ARCHIVED</span> - Greenpeace stage Fried Planet protest off the coast of La Manga
A 12-metre saucepan highlights global warming as the Rainbow Warrior visits the Mar Menor The latest high profile protest against global warming by Greenpeace was staged on Wednesday off the coast..

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<span style='color:#780948'>ARCHIVED</span> - Spinach growers unite in Murcia to protest over herbicide ban
The increased cost of alternative crop protection could make Spanish spinach less competitive Concerned over the competitivity of their products, spinach farmers from all over Spain have congregated..

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<span style='color:#780948'>ARCHIVED</span> - Pear orchards in Jumilla damaged by dry storms
Hot wind dehydrates fruit on the trees and olives are also affected The recent storms in inland areas of the Region of Murcia may not have brought much rain, but the combination of lightning and..

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<span style='color:#780948'>ARCHIVED</span> - Comfortable 30 degrees on the coast as summer sunshine returns to the Costa Cálida
Three days of thundery showers and cloudy skies come to an end in Murcia After a few days of very unusual weather in the Region of Murcia it’s back to what is generally considered normal in the..

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<span style='color:#780948'>ARCHIVED</span> - New La Manga car park with 2 electric car recharging points
There are now a grand total of 4 in the whole of Cartagena!  75,000 euros were spent on creating 33 parking spaces close to the Gola de Marchamalo Little by little infrastructures which make..

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<span style='color:#780948'>ARCHIVED</span> - 50-megawatt solar power plant to be built in the Lorca district of Almendricos
The plant will provide enough power to supply 30,000 people in Lorca Authorization has been given to the company Photosolar Medina 3 for the construction of a 50-megawatt solar power plant in the..

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<span style='color:#780948'>ARCHIVED</span> - Lightning blamed for wildfire in the mountains of Moratalla
The small fire came almost exactly 25 years after the largest ever Murcia wildfire hit Moratalla The arrival of isolated thunderstorms in the north-west of the Region of Murcia on Monday is thought..

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<span style='color:#780948'>ARCHIVED</span> - Maximums of 38 degrees in Murcia to end the month of June
Early July offers a little respite before another heatwave next weekend The start of July brings a little relief to the Region of Murcia after the heatwave which marked the end of June, as maximum..

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<span style='color:#780948'>ARCHIVED</span> - Image showing discolouration of Mar Menor taken down from 112 services Twitter account
The photo reflects the deterioration in water quality since the heavy Easter rainfall The condition of the marine environment in the Mar Menor continues to be the subject of some controversy, as..

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<span style='color:#780948'>ARCHIVED</span> - Heat alerts extended to Murcia with temperatures pushing 40
Beware heatstroke and exhaustion as the late June heatwave reaches its peak The late June heatwave in Spain is expected to reach its peak on Friday and Saturday as temperatures climb well into..

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<span style='color:#780948'>ARCHIVED</span> - 35 degrees in the Region of Murcia and getting hotter
Red alert for extreme heat in parts of northern Spain! The heatwave which had been anticipated in much of Spain for the second half of this week began to make itself felt on Wednesday, and in Jumilla..

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<span style='color:#780948'>ARCHIVED</span> - Murcia University researchers prove that fish can smell viruses!
The discovery could be of great value to fish farmers along the Costa Cálida Research carried out by staff at the University of Murcia in collaboration with the University of New Mexico has shown..

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<span style='color:#780948'>ARCHIVED</span> - Almost 10 per cent of Spain’s solar power is generated in the Region of Murcia
The electricity produced is enough for half of the homes in Murcia and more plants are being created The Region of Murcia accounts for under 3 per cent of the total land area of Spain but with..

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<span style='color:#780948'>ARCHIVED</span> - Barbary sheep rescued from the Tajo-Segura water supply canal
The animals were rescued from the water near Ojós in the Ricote valley The continuing presence of Barbary sheep in the mountains of Sierra Espuña continues to be controversial as a limited population..

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<span style='color:#780948'>ARCHIVED</span> - Tiger mosquito warnings reiterated after chikungunya cases in Alicante
The tiger mosquito has been found in 35 of the 45 municipalities in the Region of Murcia As the summer begins so too does the peak season for mosquitoes in south-eastern Spain, and reports of..

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<span style='color:#780948'>ARCHIVED</span> - 40 degrees in parts of Spain by the end of this week
Most of Spain is braced for a late June heatwave The State meteorological agency Aemet has issued a warning that the arrival of a body of warm air heading north from Africa will bring temperatures..

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<span style='color:#780948'>ARCHIVED</span> - Cooler in the Costa Cálida at the weekend but temperatures could reach 40 next week!
Aemet warn that the first week of the summer is expected to be a hot one in Murcia Temperatures are expected to fall slightly in the Region of Murcia over the weekend, but with the summer officially..

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<span style='color:#780948'>ARCHIVED</span> - Aemet warn of summer heatwaves after the wettest spring for a decade
Spring 2019 saw the wettest April in the city of Murcia for 68 years The summer of 2019 officially begins at 17.54 on Friday in mainland Spain, and Aemet are warning that the trend of recent years..

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<span style='color:#780948'>ARCHIVED</span> - Yecla platform group reports 3 million lettuces rotting in the fields
Activists denounce over-farming and a waste of 120 million litres of water A platform group called Salvemos el Arabí y Comarca, which lobbies for the protection of the natural resources of northern..

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<span style='color:#780948'>ARCHIVED</span> - Murcia set to roast in temperatures of 35 degrees on Wednesday
Some relief on the coast with maximums still only in the high 20s! It may have been longer coming than in some previous years, but the hot summer weather appears to have arrived for good in Murcia..

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<span style='color:#780948'>ARCHIVED</span> - Temperatures set to hit 35 this week in Murcia
Summer heat is arriving in the Costa Cálida this week The heat of summer has been mercifully slow to arrive in the Region of Murcia this year so far, but the forecast for the third week of June..

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<span style='color:#780948'>ARCHIVED</span> - 200 kilos of rubbish cleared from the sea in Bolnuevo
Most of the waste removed by divers consisted of plastics A group of 50 divers from Madrid gathered at the beach of Bolnuevo in the municipality of Mazarrón on Sunday to take part in a campaign..

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<span style='color:#780948'>ARCHIVED</span> - Sea turtle rescued off the coast of Mazarrón
The turtle was spotted by a canoeist entangled in fishing line and plastics A sea turtle has been rescued by members of Cruz Roja from the Mediterranean near Mazarrón after it was spotted on..

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<span style='color:#780948'>ARCHIVED</span> - 33 degrees in Murcia this weekend after refreshing showers on Friday morning
The weather seems set fair as the Costa Cálida prepares for the coming summer For most of those in the Region of Murcia it was nice to experience a little cooling rain first thing on Friday morning..

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<span style='color:#780948'>ARCHIVED</span> - Lorca castle joins butterfly breeding ground network
Native vegetation will provide ideal feeding and breeding ground for butterflies at the Fortaleza del Sol Lorca castle and the hillside on which the 13th-century fortress stands above the city..

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<span style='color:#780948'>ARCHIVED</span> - Murcia government studies the viability of desert truffle cultivation
Minimal watering and a high value product make the desert truffle an interesting alternative crop in Murcia The department of Agriculture in the regional government of Murcia is continuing to..

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<span style='color:#780948'>ARCHIVED</span> - Bat nesting boxes to combat mosquitoes at Bullas campsite and sports complex
Bats can eat over a kilo of flies and mosquitoes each in just one night A group of volunteers has been hard at work in Bullas installing bat nesting boxes in and around the La Rafa sports and camping..

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<span style='color:#780948'>ARCHIVED</span> - 420,000-euro subsidy this year for Murcia beekeepers
Without bees 60 per cent of our fruit and vegetables would no longer be produced The acting Murcia government has approved an increase of 100,000 euros in an annual subsidy granted to beekeepers..

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<span style='color:#780948'>ARCHIVED</span> - Loggerhead turtle awareness campaign at Costa Cálida beaches this summer
There are hopes that loggerheads could lay eggs in the Region of Murcia this year The regional government of Murcia has announced that during this summer a team of volunteers will be present at..

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<span style='color:#780948'>ARCHIVED</span> - Summer ozone monitoring campaign under way in Murcia
Extra readings this summer in Molina de Segura and Jumilla The Department of the Environment in the regional government of Murcia has begun its annual summer ozone measurement campaign, coinciding..

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<span style='color:#780948'>ARCHIVED</span> - Warm sunshine in the Costa Cálida and temperatures around 30 for the long weekend
Perfect beach weather in Murcia although occasional showers may appear in inland areas As a long weekend begins in the Region of Murcia – the “Day of the Region” holiday falls on Sunday and..

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<span style='color:#780948'>ARCHIVED</span> - Naturalists purchase Bat Caves in Santomera
The caves of Las Yeseras are home to over 3,000 bats belonging to various species The naturalists’ association ANSE has confirmed that it has recently acquired the special conservation area of..

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<span style='color:#780948'>ARCHIVED</span> - Murcia produces 30 per cent of all frozen vegetables in Spain
Frozen veg exports to the UK last year amounted to 44 million euros It is with good reason that the Region of Murcia is often referred to as the market garden of Spain, and among the statistics..

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<span style='color:#780948'>ARCHIVED</span> - Last month was the fourth driest May this century in the Region of Murcia
The city of Murcia experienced its first “tropical night” of the year on 9th May! The State meteorological agency Aemet has published its summary of the weather during the month which ended..

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<span style='color:#780948'>ARCHIVED</span> - Regional park barbecue ban in force for the summer as forest fire risk increases
A small fire in Ojós on Friday underlined the need for bans on barbecues and agricultural burning With the arrival of warm dry weather in Murcia, presumably for the majority of the summer, come..

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<span style='color:#780948'>ARCHIVED</span> - 32 degrees in Murcia, 27 on the coast – perfect June weather in the Costa Cálida!
Hot but not too hot as Murcianos head for the coast There are times when the climate of the Region of Murcia is not far short of being perfect, and for those lucky enough to be on the coast the..

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<span style='color:#780948'>ARCHIVED</span> - Lidl will phase out conventional plastic bags for fruit and veg by the end of 2019
The chain are 2 years ahead of the deadline established by the Spanish government The German-owned supermarket chain Lidl has again placed itself at the forefront of the campaign to reduce the..

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<span style='color:#780948'>ARCHIVED</span> - The start of June is the start of summer in the Costa Cálida!
Temperatures up to 30 as the Region of Murcia waves the spring goodbye As we reach the end of May the Costa Cálida is preparing to welcome the summer, and the Aemet forecast for the weekend suggests..

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<span style='color:#780948'>ARCHIVED</span> - Slightly cooler this week in Murcia but summer is starting in the Costa Cálida!
Maximums dropping from 30 to 25 in the city of Murcia on Wednesday There is definitely a feeling in the Costa Cálida that the summer is beginning as we reach the end of May, and despite a slight..

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<span style='color:#780948'>ARCHIVED</span> - Compensation for Totana almond grower after Barbary sheep damage 700 trees
The species has been allowed to remain in Sierra Espuña but agriculturalists are still upset Ten years of uncertainty over the future of the Barbary sheep in the mountains of Sierra Espuña species..

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<span style='color:#780948'>ARCHIVED</span> - Back up over 30 degrees in Murcia on Thursday
Another mini heatwave before cooler weather at the weekend The forecasters at State meteorological agency Aemet are predicting a top temperature of 32 degrees in the city of Murcia on Thursday..

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<span style='color:#780948'>ARCHIVED</span> - Otter on the streets of Murcia!
The otter has returned to Murcia after becoming extinct in the city last century Residents of the Infante Don Juan Manuel district of Murcia were stunned on Monday morning to see a wild otter scuttling..

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<span style='color:#780948'>ARCHIVED</span> - Thunderstorm alert in inland Murcia on Tuesday
Aemet upgrade the risk of thunder and hail in the north and west of the Region The State meteorological agency Aemet has issued a yellow alert warning for possible thunderstorms and hail during..

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<span style='color:#780948'>ARCHIVED</span> - Jumilla cherry growers benefit from shared experimental data network
359 hectares in Murcia are devoted to growing early season cherries Miguel Ángel del Amor, the minister for Water, Agriculture, Farming and Fishing in the regional government of Murcia, paid a..

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<span style='color:#780948'>ARCHIVED</span> - Los Urrutias residents angry at re-appearance of foul-smelling mud on the beach
Frustration in Los Urrutias at mud and the lack of progress on bathing stations and the seafront walk With concern over the water quality in the Mar Menor still high after the deterioration which..

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<span style='color:#780948'>ARCHIVED</span> - Warm but still no heatwave in the Costa Cálida!
Still well below 30 degrees for the first part of the week For the time being at least, the Region of Murcia continues to escape the worst of the hot weather which has affected much of the Iberian..

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<span style='color:#780948'>ARCHIVED</span> - Warm despite yellow wind alert as the weekend starts in the Costa Cálida
Wind speeds of up to 70 km/h and temperatures in the high 20s on Friday The weather in the Costa Cálida this week has failed to live up to the expectation of significantly lower temperatures by..

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<span style='color:#780948'>ARCHIVED</span> - Water supply transfers to Murcia set to end this summer
Murcia farmers will have to rely on desalination plants assuming the reserves in the Tajo basin continue to fall This Tuesday Teresa Ribera, the acting Minister for Ecological Transition, signed..

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<span style='color:#780948'>ARCHIVED</span> - Portmán bay regeneration project to be extended to reach the old port
When work resumes the area to be dredged will be extended as residents hoped Hugo Morán, the Secretary of State for the Environment, paid a visit last week to Portmán, where the regeneration..

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<span style='color:#780948'>ARCHIVED</span> - Back over 30 degrees in Murcia on Wednesday
But cooler weather is on its way to the Costa Cálida … Temperatures are expected to climb back to well over 30 degrees in the Region of Murcia on Wednesday 15th May, but the summer is not quite..

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<span style='color:#780948'>ARCHIVED</span> - Murcia health service gives advice as complaints greet the start of the mosquito season
Have you got tigers in your house? Recent rain followed by 30-degree heat provide perfect conditions for the tiger mosquito With the arrival over the last week or so of much warmer weather in..

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<span style='color:#780948'>ARCHIVED</span> - Still warm in the Costa Cálida after 33 degrees during a scorching weekend!
Slightly cooler weather on Monday is only a temporary respite as the summer looms It is only three weeks since the Region of Murcia suffered a cool and extremely wet Easter weekend, with temperatures..

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<span style='color:#780948'>ARCHIVED</span> - Temperatures in Murcia set to reach 34 degrees on Friday and Saturday!
Cooler conditions are forecast to return to the Costa Cálida on Sunday There is a feeling in the Costa Cálida at present that the season has begun where forecasting the weather becomes a fairly..

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