Murcia invests 16 million in cleaning up the shores of the Mar Menor
Since 2022, the Mar Menor has been cleared of more than 37,000 tonnes of biomass sludge The Mar Menor is about to receive a significant boost in its preservation efforts. The regional government..

Mar Menor pumping station overhauled to prevent water discharges
The Cubanitos EBAR Improvement Project aims to greatly improve the treatment facilities in La Manga del Mar Menor For several years now, the Mar Menor has been subjected to a myriad of environmental..

San Pedro fights against the loss of its most important beach
La Llana beach is gradually being washed away by the sea The Town Council of San Pedro del Pinatar is beginning to lose patience and has asked the Ministry of Ecological Transition of the Spanish..

Great news for the Mar Menor as dozens of seahorse and giant mussel specimens found
These finds point to a limited recovery of threatened species in the Mar Menor Dozens of young seahorse (Hippocampus) and mussel (Pinna nobilis) specimens have been found in the Mar Menor in a..

San Javier proposes innovative flood park to prevent water run-off
The nature-based park in San Javier will also increase biodiversity in the area and improve CO2 absorption The municipality of San Javier, like the rest of the towns that border the Mar Menor..

The effects of macro-farms on the Mar Menor
Officials in the Region have been asked for information on the environmental impact of these large pig farms A request has been made to authorities in the Region of Murcia to present information..

Plan para la protección del borde litoral del Mar Menor
Click here to see the full document in Spanish:Plan para la protección del borde litoral del Mar Menor Published on 25/06/2020. Join the Mar Menor group on Facebook for info about Los Alcá..

Why it is so difficult to solve the current problems in the Mar Menor
The problems faced by the Mar Menor are caused by a complex combination of factors, making easy solutions equally difficult to find Anyone with even a passing interest in current affairs in the..

Mar Menor activist wins Green Nobel Prize
ARCHIVED ARTICLE - Teresa Vicente drove the campaign to grant the Mar Menor its own legal personality status Murcia-born Teresa Vicente, head of the Popular Legislative Initiative (ILP) and one..

Revolutionary fertiliser could completely eliminate farm pollution in the Mar Menor
ARCHIVED ARTICLE - This natural, environmentally-friendly product will be trialled in the Region of Murcia over the next three years Before and after the use of natural zeolites to eliminate eutrophication..

Mar Menor beaches get a thorough spruce-up for Easter
ARCHIVED ARTICLE - The work to recondition the playas aims to improve conditions for both tourists and the environment It’s all systems go to get the beaches of the Mar Menor and the municipality..

Europe imposes the first major sentence for nitrate pollution in the Mar Menor
ARCHIVED ARTICLE - The EU Court ruled that the Region of Murcia government did not apply "additional measures" before 2020 to protect the lagoon Spain has been condemned by the Court..

Torre Pacheco company fined millions for illegal dumping in the Mar Menor
ARCHIVED ARTICLE - The business pumped enough contaminated water to fill 767 Olympic swimming pools into the Murcia lagoon The multinational corporation G's España and its business holding company..

Sunken ships removed in major Mar Menor clean-up operation
ARCHIVED ARTICLE - A total of 45 submerged vessels will be extracted from the floor of the Murcia lagoon The Mar Menor is facing numerous challenges that threaten its ecological balance and to..

New law aims to safeguard the Mar Menor and promote sustainable energy
ARCHIVED ARTICLE - The reform will drastically change environmental and economic activities in the Mar Menor Vox, a partner in the coalition government of the Region of Murcia, believes that the..

Ecological corridor planned around the Mar Menor to reduce the impact of flooding
ARCHIVED ARTICLE - The eco-sustainable natural filter will protect the Murcia lagoon and surrounding land during periods of heavy rain The regional government of Murcia plans to create an ecological..

A new leaf for protection of the Mar Menor: Special Commission created to safeguard ecosystem
ARCHIVED ARTICLE - Left and right have joined hands to advance environmental protection for the Mar Menor by creating an ‘Interadministrative Commission’ After many years, false starts, disagreements..

Another 2.6 million invested in the Mar Menor for 2024
ARCHIVED ARTICLE - The fresh injection of funds will go towards preventing floods and leaks at the Murcia lagoon With the New Year comes new plans for the protection and conservation of the Mar..

Alarm after dead cormorants turn up on Mar Menor beaches
ARCHIVED ARTICLE - More dead birds have appeared around La Manga, but the deaths are not thought to be linked to pollution of the Mar Menor Several cormorants have been discovered dead on the shores..

Beach cleaning resumes on the Mar Menor
ARCHIVED ARTICLE - Algae and sludge will be removed from four Cartagena beaches The Scientific Advisory Committee of the Mar Menor gave the green light this week for several specialised teams to..

Medications and cosmetics pose a new threat to the Mar Menor
ARCHIVED ARTICLE - Scientists are examining the impact of new contaminants on the ecosystem of the Murcia lagoon The cosmetic and medical industries continue to develop innovative products in response..

Troubling report sheds light on the real causes of pollution in the Mar Menor
ARCHIVED ARTICLE - The environmental imbalance of the Mar Menor is caused by several different factors Europe’s largest lagoon has been balancing on a knife-edge for years and frequently swings..

Boat mooring banned in 4 areas of the Mar Menor to protect endangered seaweed
ARCHIVED ARTICLE - The areas affected by the ban will be marked on Isla de la Perdiguera, Isla Mayor, Punta del Galán-Pedruchillo and Matas Gordas Spain’s Ministry of Transport, Mobility and..

Calls for restrictions on party boats on Region of Murcia beaches
ARCHIVED ARTICLE - Dozens of fines have been handed out to boats anchoring too close to the Mar Menor coastline Since last summer groups have been petitioning against the presence of party boats..