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Extra protection for Kentish Plover on Torrevieja beaches

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After the successful nesting of the Kentish Plover (Charadrius alexandrinus) in the Molino del Agua natural park last year, the Department of the Environment...

Torrevieja erects protective fencing around micro-reserve

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The Alicante Brigada Red Natura 2000 is one of six Government sponsored organisations in the Community of Valencia that is part of the efforts...

San Fulgencio company fined for dumping furniture.

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The Local Police have issued a fine to the owner of a furniture company, for depositing a bed and a mattress by the bins...

New wastewater plant to benefit Mojacar

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Almost 54,000 people will benefit from the new treatment plant to be built by the Regional Government in Mojácar The Minister of Sustainable...

Solar panel plan in Torremendo with Torreagüera Murcia

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Investment plan of €75.5m to provide energy equivalent of 110,000 homes By Andrew Atkinson Plans for solar plants to be constructed in Torremendo, Orihuela, contravene...

Striped dolphin washed up in Torrevieja

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On Wednesday morning, the corpse of a striped dolphin was found on the coastline of San Roque, in the Torrevieja, according to the Department...

Volunteers clean up the Segura to mark “World Rivers Day”

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'World Rivers Day' was commemorated on Sunday March 14, by the Diagrama Foundation, in collaboration with the Orihuela City Council's Department of the Environment,...

Giant protected African sulcata tortoise in Los Balcones

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By Andrew Atkinson A giant protected giant African sulcata tortoise has been seen wandering around in Los Balcones in Calle Cartagineses. It is deemed illegal to...

Praying mantis nymphs appearing from oothecas

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By Andrew Atkinson Praying mantis nymphs are appearing this month in the gardens from their ootheca - egg sacks. The eggs of a female mantis are...

Cormorants, 18th c. Berber Pirates, Spanish Armada, Roman and 5th c....

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THE discovery of a dead cormorant on the shore of the Mediterranean sea in Guardamar - choked on a sea bass - lead reporter...

Concerns about waste processing plant site in Los Veleros, Benijofar

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Quote: 'The site is in Los Veleros with 10 houses nearby - some opposite. If permission is granted for a house waste processing...

San Fulgencio stocks up against Covid-19

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The Consistory acquires hydroalcoholic gels, masks and disinfection products to keep municipal centres and buildings supplied The San Fulgencio City Council has recently acquired a...

10 simple steps to a more sustainable lifestyle

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As awareness continues to grow around the importance of reducing our impact on the planet, it can be hard to know where to start...

Minor earthquake in Torremendo

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Seismic information. This afternoon, Thursday, at 3:15 p.m., and earthquake of magnitude 1.9 at a depth of 6 kilometres, with an epicenter in the vicinity...

Biologist warns that floods in the Vega Baja are inevitable

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Ignacio Lacomba, the Dean of the Valencian College of Biologists, took part in last Thursday’s Special Commission held in the Cortes Valencianas to deal...

Torrevieja invest €1.2m storm tank

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By Andrew Atkinson Torrevieja are to invest 1.2 million euros building a rainwater storm tank under a roundabout in a bid to prevent flooding. Works are...

Mar Menor Green Belt extended to 1500 metres

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Green belt 'Ley del Mar Menor' around the Mar Menor lagoon has been increased to 1500m after concerns about fthe uture of the...

Iberdrola installs three electric charging points in San Fulgencio

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Iberdrola has installed three new recharging points for electric vehicles in San Fulgencio, located on Calle Mar Tirreno, 2. The facilities consist of two double...

Garden Felix – Euphorbias sun lovers!

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Euphorbias are an easy to grow perennial - drought and heat tolerant - long blooming, low maintenance and have few problems, making them an...

Common Fox closes in on Costa Blanca Urbanisations

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Increasingly common in the fields and orchards of Bajo Segura, the fox (Vulpes vulpes) is now being more regularly sighted close to residential areas...

MOJÁCAR’S NEW WASTE TREATMENT PLANT

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The presentation for the new wastewater treatment plant, which will also serve Bédar, Los Gallardos and Turre, recently took place in Mojácar, chaired by...

Newly-born turtles in safekeeping at IMIDA centre in San Pedro del...

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By Andrew Atkinson Forty loggerhead newly-born turtles are in safekeeping at the IMIDA centre in San Pedro del Pinatar. The turtles which hatched at La Manga...

Floating barrier stops plastic waste entering Orihuela watercourse

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On Monday there was a flock of geese paddling down the Segura River toward the Orihuela city approaches. At the entrance to the urban...

Memorial laid on September 13 to mark first anniversary of DANA

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Memorial laid on September 13 to mark first anniversary of DANA that devastated Vega Baja September 2019 By Andrew Atkinson A memorial was laid on...

Lady of the Night, Queen of the Night, Dama de Noche,...

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Cestrum nocturnum is also known as the night-blooming jasmine, Lady of the Night, Queen of the Night, Dama de Noche and Galan de Noche. Aptly...

Winter is Coming: How to Get the Top Firewood

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With winter a few months away, and the extreme cold that comes with it, this might be a good time to start thinking about...

Everything You Need To Know About Eco-Friendly Exterior Doors

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Considering using eco-friendly exterior doors for your home replacements? Here are some things you should know. Effects of Eco-Friendly Exterior Doors on Your Home Did...

Kalanchoe – Widows Thrill – starry flowers blooming in winter to...

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Garden Felix Kalanchoe plants - Widows Thrill - are thick-leaved succulents that are often seen in garden centres and most end up as potted...

An earthquake 56 km off the coast of Torrevieja makes the...

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Mastral Project have reported an earthquake of magnitude 3.7 which occurred at 23:33 hours on Wednesday night with its epicenter in the sea about...

CHS undertake cleaning Orihuela Costa ramblas and riverbeds

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Grupo Tragsa have been engage by the Orihuela Council through the CHS (Confederación Hidrográfica del Segura) to carry out cleaning and maintenance tasks in...