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Valencia Environment issues report rejecting San Miguel gypsum mine

The Department of the Environment in Valencia has issued a report rejecting the request by the company “Rio de Aguas SL” to carry out...

Protest brings over 800 onto the streets in San Miguel

A march held in San Miguel de Salinas at the weekend demonstrated overwhelmingly the passionate objections felt by more than 800 people against the...

Fire breaks out in Torrevieja Natural Park

Firefighters were called to fire in the Torrevieja Natural Park on Wednesday night which destroyed a large area of reed covering an expanse of...

Waste Consortium – Three years without a solution

Despite its members pocketing over 180,000 euros in bonuses during the 3 years since it was first established, the Vega Baja Waste Consortium has...

Torrevieja saltworks warns of contamination from waste treatment plant

The project by the Multinational Engineering Company Obrascón Huarte Lain (OHL) to build a waste treatment plant at La Lo Timor Farm, halfway between...

“San Miguel will not become a dumping Ground”

San Miguel Councillor, María José Costa, has told the Spanish press that, "I do not want my town to be the dump of the...

Threatened species of waterfowl attracted to San Pedro Salinas

Experts say that there was a total of 1,802 nesting pairs of waterfowl in San Pedro Salinas regional Park this spring, across 14 different...

Neighbourhood Association reject San Miguel Waste Plant

The installation of a waste treatment plant 2.5 kilometres from San Miguel de Salinas would cause damage to the environment and discomfort to local...

Half a ton of plastics removed from Torrevieja waters

“How can we be so dirty?”. That is the question that was asked on Thursday by the head of the Maritime Unit of Torrevieja’s...

Charges for plastic bags from 1 July

In order to reduce the number of plastic bags the Spanish Government has passed a Royal Decree to charging for all bags, except ultra-light...

Formal thanks to La Mata Clean-Up Quartet

There’s been official recognition and thanks for the public spirited action taken by four ex-pats recently when they saw hundreds of plastic bags being...

Brit couple’s effort to ‘save the environment’.

A quiet drink in a seafront cafe in La Mata turned into a bid to help save the environment on Wednesday for two Brit...

Campoamor’s gift to future generations

Rather than allow a disuse plot in Campoamor to further deteriorate, almost 150 residents got together on Friday evening to turn the area into...

Clever kids come up with green way to keep windscreen clean...

Young innovators come up with sustainable idea to reuse rainwater for the windscreen wiper reservoir Ford engineers were so impressed by the idea,...

New Research Exposes Europe’s Most Toxic Drivers

Study looks at the contribution of toxic emissions by drivers in 25 European countries Drivers in eastern Europe pose the biggest threat to...

Environmental clean-up at 3 fly-tipping sites

The Councilor for the Environment, Miguel Ángel Fernández, said that urgent action is going to be taken to remove and clean up with the...

La Glea fence restored around protected area

The Town Hall of Orihuela completes the works of restoration of the fence in the dune of the beach of La Glea  The city councillor...

San Pedro expects to produce one hundred thousand tons of salt

Murcia’s Minister for the Environment, Consuelo Rosauro, visited the Salinas and Arenales of San Pedro on Friday, which this year is expected to produce...

Mar Menor breaking away from Mediterranean

The speed with which the Mar Menor is losing its connection with the Mediterranean is accelerating year by year. Using satellite imagery, a group of...

Mediterranean waste washes up a live turtle

Tourists went to the rescue of a turtle in Thursday that had been trapped in a collection of marine litter. It was wrapped up in...

ORIHUELA ALLOCATES 25,000 EUROS FOR ENVIRONMENTAL PROJECTS

Orihuela Councillor for the Environment, Miguel Angel Fernandez, has said that his department is making 25,000 euro available within the municipality, to legally constituted...

TORREVIEJA GENERATES 4% OF ALL RECYCLED GLASS

Torrevieja generated 4% of all glass that was recycled in Spain last year, according to data provided by Ecovidrio, the body that is responsible...

CAMPAIGN TO RING 200 THREATENED BIRDS

Over 30 volunteers spent the day on Friday attempting to ring almost 200 newborn chicks born this year on the Torrevieja Salinas. The event was...

TWO METRE DOLPHIN WASHED UP AT LA CALA DE LA ZORRA

Staff of the beach cleaning service came across the lifeless body of an adult dolphin measuring two metres in length and weighing about 90...

NATURAL PARK RESTRICTS ACCESS

The management of the natural park in La Mata is restricting access to many areas during the coming weeks while staff carry out maintenance...

GROUPS UNITE TO SAVE CALA MOSCA

Just about every action group, neighbourhood association and political party with an interest in the Cala Mosca building development got together last week to...

PLATFORM ASK FOR LO FERRIS EXEMPTION

After the councillor of Beaches announced a few days ago that the beach at Cala de Ferrís will be among the options considered for...

DISEASED PINES REMOVED FROM SIERRA DE ORIHUELA

The Councilor for the Environment, Miguel Angel Fernandez, said that work had begun last Thursday on the removal of both dead pine trees and...

SPAIN OFFERS “SUSTAINABLE SOLUTIONS” TO CLIMATE CHANGE

The Minister for Agriculture and Fisheries, Food and Environmental Affairs, Isabel García Tejerina, highlighted the initiatives by Spain in such sectors as infrastructure, water,...

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