Archive for ENVIRONMENT ISSUES
(Agencies) Verdemar-Ecologistas en Acción warned yesterday that the beach in Sotogrande has lost “over one million cubic metres of sand” since last winter, according to the environmentalists’ spokesman Antonio Muñoz, who added that the worst losses are “from the Guadiaro River, passing by El Octógono beach and ending at the one at El Cucurucho.”> Read the rest of this entry »
On Monday, September 21, Avaaz members and TckTckTck Campaign partners sent a deafening wake-up call on climate change to world leaders–with 2632 events in 134 countries, tens of thousands of phone calls crashing government lines, and an unbelievable creativity and diversity of events… directly reaching heads of state and cabinet ministers from Australia to Europe. Words can’t describe it. This video comes close.
The Club Marítimo Linense (La Línea Sailing Club) has complained that it is afraid sewage will be drained from the new Alcaidesa, under construction (photo: EuropaSur). According to sources at the club,> Read the rest of this entry »
(Children, cover your eyes. Photo by JimenaPulse) In October last year we published an item about the Red Palm Weevil, which elicited no response from the Council or anyone else, except an alarmed reader who tried to report the matter without success. Now it turns out Castellar has had to contract a specialist to eradicate the picudo rojo from its palm trees. We wonder if Jimena will have to do the same before it’s too late to save all the (expensive) new palms being planted.> Read the rest of this entry »
(Agencies) (Related Pulse item) The Junta de Andalucía’s Environment Council says that the recent spillage caused by bunkering, which impacted on some two kilometres of the Western beach at La Línea, is not “that big.” Meanwhile, La Línea Mayor Juan Carlos Juárez has said that the cost of cleaning the beach (finished yesterday) should be paid for by the Gibraltar.