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Army slammed for training in protected areas

The Esquerra Unida de l'Alacantí has demanded that Army manoeuvres should not take place in an area that is environmentally protected, due to the...

Torrevieja council distribute 10,000 paper bags

Using the slogan 'For trade and a more ecological Torrevieja: No more plastics', the councillor for Commerce, Manuela Osuna, announced that 10,000 reusable paper...

Parakeet flocks cause for concern – in SCOTLAND!

By Andrew Atkinson PARAKEETS are causing concerns - not here in Spain but in SCOTLAND - leading to a potential 'cull' as has been the...

Second earthquake hits Torrevieja in four days

While many people were still talking about last Sunday’s earthquake just off the coast of Torrevieja yet another quake hit the area on Thursday...

Torrevieja protects more than 100 unique trees

Torrevieja council commissioned a team of experts, led by a doctor of biology and manager of the Latizal Company, Felix Carrillo, who has now...

UPDATE: Sunday afternoon earthquake east of Torrevieja

Did the earth tremble for you on Sunday afternoon. Well it certainly did for many Torrevieja residents at about 5.15pm, with an epicentre out...

Orihuela launches a campaign to correctly use the toilet

What can and cannot be thrown into the toilet? This is the subject of an environmental awareness campaign that the City of Orihuela has...

Recovery of dunes and pine forests will take 39 months

The natural environment of Guardamar del Segura, Santa Pola and the hamlet of La Marina will benefit from an investment of 1,352,000 euros from...

Orihuela binmen call strike for beginning of April

The employees of the cleaning and waste collection services of the City of Orihuela, one of the few cities in the Valencian Community where...

A river of plastic in Guardamar

Plastic waste is just one more unwelcome element that congregates at the mouth of the Segura River. Once again the accumulation of this dangerous and...

Renewed concern over burning waste tip in Campoamor

CLARO PRESS RELEASE The illegal waste tip in Campoamor, which was burning for close to 15 years and was a danger to health of those...

Judge confirms Torrevieja canine beach

Elche’s courts have endorsed last summer’s decision of the Torrevieja council to create a dog beach in Cala del Moro-Cala del Mal Paso after...

Nine million euros for Horadada sewage plant

The construction of the largest sewage plant in the province is now underway. The installation, financed by the Generalitat, will fulfil a dual function:...

Fire tender for Horadada’s Civil Protection

Pilar de la Horadada council has justified the purchase of a fire tender stating that, in the event of a fire in the town...

Mercadona to finally abandon plastic bags

Mercadona supermarket has said that it will finally replace all plastic bags in its stores with products made from paper, raffia and other reusable...

The Costa Blanca, a plastic sea

A new study carried out by Santiago García Rivera, an expert in Marine Biology at the University of Alicante, reveals the accumulation of more...

The myth of overpopulation

We have seen recently a big campaign in the media about the birth of the inhabitant seven million that was a Philippine girl, Danica...

Electric vehicles for Pilar Council

Ignacio Ramos, the mayor of Pilar de la Horadada, has taken delivery of six new vehicles, three of them electric for the municipal council. Three...

The Five Most Important Things in the Future of Renewable Energy

Renewable energy is the key to protecting the climate. The world has changed dramatically because of over reliance on non-renewable sources of energy. The...

Pilar de la Horadada represented at Birdwatching Event

Antonio Escudero and Pilar María Samper, the Councillors of the Environment and Tourism in Pilar de la Horadada, attended the Birdwatching Festival last week...

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...

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