La Union Council and residents up in arms over plans to reduce Portman Bay regeneration project
The long-awaited bay renovation plans in the Murcia municipality of La Unión have been stalled since 2019 The regeneration of Portmán Bay, in the municipality of La Unión, has been riddled with..
Spain is in flames: Summer forest fire season comes early this year
A lack of rain in 2023 has meant that the large wildfires that hit Spain every summer have been brought forward Spain’s 47 million people mostly live in large cities and urban centres. Anyone..
Alhama installs solar panels on all its schools and sports centres
The solar energy produced will save Alhama 50,000 euros a year in electricity bills The City Council of Alhama de Murcia has applied for a grant from the Incentive Program to be able to improve..
Water restrictions imposed in Andalucia as reservoirs run dry
The Guadalhorce reservoirs are close to declaring a drought alert With temperatures tipping 30ºC throughout Andalucía for the past couple of weeks, the summer-like weather is pushing reservoirs..
Barcelona ghost village emerges from reservoir as water dries up
The drought in Spain has resurrected the eerie church tower that was submerged six decades ago Parts of northern Spain are experiencing the most prolonged and severe drought since the 1970s and..
Brussels warns Spain against expanding irrigation around Donana National Park in Andalucia
Water levels are already running dangerously low in the aquifer in the Huelva wetlands Brussels has demanded this week that Spain ensure the “strict protection” of the Doñana National Park..
Denia begins swapping 6,000 lights for LED alternatives and sharing electricity bill saving tips
Free energy-saving consultations are available to the public at a 'caravan of light' which will be located in Denia until March 24 In a bid to become more energy efficient, Denia has this week..
The Spanish law that says you must install electric car charging points: Who has to do it and when?
Good news for drivers of electric cars as Spain has legislated to add more recharging points across the country Spain has a law which states that any commercial building which has more than 20..
Almeria reduces CO2 emissions by 1,800 tonnes per year thanks to solar energy
The reduced carbon footprint has saved Almeria 600,000 euros in electricity costs As part of its Municipal Energy Saving Plan launched back in 2019, the capital of Almeria has managed to reduce..
Hippocampus Association gets greenlight to study seahorse populations in Mar Menor
The non-profit organisation has been given official leave to study the ecosystem over the next four years at least At the proposal of the Regional Ministry of the Environment, Mar Menor, Universities..