Birds of Spain

10,000 Birds

Spain, with its vibrant culture and natural beauty, has always been at the top of my list of countries to visit. Raúl Tomás of Wildglimpses just put together a brief but breathtaking look at the birds of Spain. Destinations Spain video

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Warning that transgenic maize in Spain could spread uncontrollably

Green (Living) Review

As evidenced by the organisations, the ancestor of cultivated maize, teosinte, is widely invading agricultural landscapes in several regions of Spain where, in some cases, the genetically engineered maize MON810 is also cultivated which is producing an insecticidal protein.

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The sun is privatized in Spain

Green (Living) Review

The sun is privatized in Spain. yes yes you read correctly, in Spain totally unlike Europe, who generate a toll is imposed electricity and inject the en.

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Hertz rents electric bikes in Spain

Green Traveler Guides

A fter a smooth test ride in London earlier this year, Hertz is expanding its electric bicycle rentals to Spain. Hertz rents electric bikes in Spain is a post from: Green Traveler Guides. | Green Travel News |.

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Why I’m Leaving Tomorrow to Walk across Spain.

Elephant Journal

Adventure Inspiring (Wow) Non-New-Agey Spirituality (Religion, Philosophy) Z ADMIN Spirituality Featured Today camino de santiago quest searching seeking Spain walkingIt doesn’t matter where we go, for how long or what we look for. What matters is that we walk.

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Masdar sues Spain over solar energy subsidy cuts

Green Prophet

The multi-pronged company funded in part by the government of Abu Dhabi helped build the world’s first 24/7 solar power plant in Spain , a feat made possible in part with subsidies. But Spain has now cut incentives for renewable energy , which eats into Masdar’s investment.

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Submarine Rail Linking Morocco and Spain Gets UN Push

Green Prophet

The United Nations Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) is pushing to revive a thirty year old plan to build a submarine rail link between Morocco and Spain , local Moroccan press reports. Transportation development Spain submarine rail trade transportation underwater railway UNECOSOC

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Field Notes: Spain Still Big on Green

Green Prophet

European countries, especially Spain are becoming stronger on green projects like renewable energy and recycling. Read more on solar energy and recycling in Spain and in the Mid East: Greenpeace Israel Begins Urban Recycling Campaign.

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World Wildlife Fund Ousts King of Spain for Elephant Hunting

Eccorazzi

The King of Spain gets kicked out of World Wildlife Fund Spain due to hunting in Botswana. Read More The post World Wildlife Fund Ousts King of Spain for Elephant Hunting appeared first on Ecorazzi. Animals Causes News Top News king juan carlos king of spain

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Spain to ban photos and videos of cops

Green (Living) Review

Spain to ban photos and videos of cops by Michael Smith (Veshengro) Spain’s government is drafting a law that bans the photographing and filming of members of the police. Police protection or citizen censorship? The Interior Ministry assures they are not cracking down on freedom of expression, but protecting the lives of law enforcement officers.

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Alvaro Siza makes it easier to visit the spectacular Alhambra palace in Spain

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Design Alvaro Siza eco-tourism Granada Moorish architecture Moors Spain sustainable design The Alhambra Gate World Heritage site

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A Mongoose and 'A Hill in Spain' | Wend Blog

Wend Magazine

‘A Hill in Spain’ shows off Akrigg’s characteristic skill and finesse, and has some seriously memorable jumps throughout its six minute duration. Get the FREE Wend Digital Edition!

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Spain Ditches Morocco’s Desertec Solar Project Meeting

Green Prophet

Morocco’s ambitious Desertec solar energy project received a setback after Spain failed to show for the official signing of the agreement that aims to transform North Africa’s energy market. Image of solar power plant in Spain , Shutterstock.

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Solar Plane Proves Night Flights Possible – Returns to Spain

Green Prophet

The Solar Impulse , the world’s longest solar powered flight has landed back home in Madrid, Spain. The plane’s maiden voyage was from Spain to Morocco, proving that a solar-powered plane could fly both day and night. It’s mission accomplished.

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Wind power in Spain reaches an historic high in March 2011

Green (Living) Review

By Michael Smith (Veshengro) Madrid, Spain: Wind power became Spain's main source of electricity for the first time ever in April 2011 and wind farms accounted for 21 percent of demand and reached a monthly record, which is 5.0 Spain is a country renowned for its focus on renewable energy but very few people will have realized how much energy Spain derives from wind rather than, as people might like to assume, solar.

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Greenpeace ship Arctic Sunrise detained in Spain following oil protest

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The Ministry of Public Works and Transportation in Spain has detained the Arctic Sunrise, a ship operated by Greenpeace International, while an investigation is completed into the peaceful anti-oil drilling protest, which took place in the waters off Canary Islands this past weekend.

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WATCH: Giant Squid Washes Up on Spain Beach

Eccorazzi

Read More The post WATCH: Giant Squid Washes Up on Spain Beach appeared first on Ecorazzi. The remains of a giant squid washed up last week in Cantabria. The squid is an elusive species, living in the far depths of the ocean.

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AORA’s Solar Sun Tulip Says Ola Sol in Spain

Green Prophet

With a 35 meter high sun-ray collection tower and about 50 mirrors positioned to direct the sun, Israel’s AORA is about to flip the switch on its latest solar power plant in Spain. Watch out for AORA as they flip the switch in Spain on February 7. :: AORA.

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Masdar Opens First Baseload Solar in Spain – Gemasolar

Green Prophet

The first of the three plants, the 20 MW Gemasolar project in Fuentes Andalucía, Spain, will power 100% of 27,500 Spanish households’ electricity needs, all day and most of the night, under a 25-year regulated tariff by the Spanish Government.

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Gorgeous geodesic dome burned down for Las Fallas festival in Spain

Green Prophet

The Castielfabib community of Valencia put on an especially exciting show during this year’s Las Fallas festival in Spain. An annual celebration that culminates on St.

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Green Touch of Spain Pop-Up Shop in Brooklyn

Eco Chic

The Green Touch of Spain, a pop-up shop featuring products from sustainable fashion brands, is open through Friday, May 10th. The Green Touch of Spain is open Monday through Friday 11am-8pm, and Saturday and Sunday from Noon – 8pm from May 2 – 10. Ecoology dresses and blouses.

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Want to stay close to nature in Europe? Try mobi-camping!

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Costa Verde Croatia Europe France Spain best mobile home parks for Europe vacations best mobile parks for EU holidays mobi-camping top caravan rental for Europe holiday| It’s Glamping Plus | You know about glamping—luxury camping with the comforts of home.

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Menorca: a natural paradise in the Spanish Mediterranean

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Balearic Islands Community Europe Menorca Spain Xtras Cami de Cavalls eco-friendly Menorca eco-friendly Minorca eco-tourism Balearic Islands eco-tourism in Menorca eco-tourism in Minorca ecological Menorca ecological Minorca green Menorca green Minorca

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Spain- Taking its foot off the pedal and increasing renewables

Celsias

Last month Spain lowered its maximum speed limit from 120kmph down to 110kmph to try to save on its fuel bill. Spain depends heavily on imported fuel and about 13% of its oil usually comes from Libya. Lowering the Speed Limit.

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Indoor Ski Slopes from Ski Dubai Goes Carbon Neutral in Spain

Green Prophet

But the one in Spain will be carbon neutral. ” And while Barcelona, like most of Spain has a chronic water problem, it is less serious than Dubai, where virtually all its water comes from desalinization. Lifestyle & Culture Travel & Nature carbon neutral Dubai SpainBarcelona hopes to have an indoor ski slope as nice as Ski Dubai (pictured), but carbon neutral. Barcelona is not as hot as places like Abu Dhabi and Dubai, which now has an indoor snow ski slope.

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$571m solar power plant planned for Spain

EcoFriend

Currently the western expanse of Spain dubbed as Extremadura, is planning to construct a photovoltaic power plant, the largest of its kind, in the region. Mridul Jerath: The power of the Sun has delivered a large number of solar photovoltaic systems across the world over the past decade.

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Why walking can be your best eco-friendly vacation ever

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Black Rock City Community Compostela England Europe France Glastonbury Lake District Nevada North America Spain St. | Healthy Steps For Fun | What if we told you there’s an unforgettable adventure in your future. It will be Instagram-worthy to the max.

Spain Likely to Slash Wind Subsidies

Celsias

While wind turbines operating in Spain are subject to seasonal variations, this year Spain’s total electricity generated by wind power was more than 42,702 gigawatt hours.

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Spain’s Gemasolar thermosolar station generates power even during night

EcoFriend

Abdul Vahid V: Spain’s famous thermosolar power station, the Gemasolar, produces power round the clock and the entire year. Solar power station in Spain works at night.

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Track the Sun-Powered Solar Impulse Flight to Spain and Morocco

Green Prophet

As I write this, the Solar Impulse is traveling 94.2 km/h at an altitude of 7,016 meters en route to Madrid, where co-pilots Bertrand Piccard and André Borschberg will switch seats before leaving for their final destination Morocco.

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Europe’s secret beauties: 5 breathtaking cities for green travelers

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Austria Biarritz Community Europe Ferrara France Germany Heidelberg Innsbruck Italy Spain Valencia Xtras green cities EU green cities Europe| Hidden No More | The most famous European cities are on everybody’s radar, and justifiably so. But there are others equally beautiful and picturesque, just not quite so well known. Typically these tend to be even more authentic—expressly because they aren’t tourist magnets.

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Copenhagen wins ‘European Green Capital’

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Beijing In Flood While Spain and Portugal Battle Fire

Celsias

The heaviest rainfall to hit China's capital Beijing in 60 years has left 37 people dead and stranded thousands at the main airport. And so it seems, the weather continues to be the news as the world faces extreme weather event after extreme weather event.

In the Flesh: Griffon Vultures

10,000 Birds

As soon as I knew that I was heading to Spain, my mind jumped to Lammergeyers. Of course, Spain is home to other vultures. Birds Spain vulturesIn fact, I believe that I may, possibly, have sent my boyfriend a chat message containing just that one word and and exclamation point.

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TripAdvisor’s Jenny Rushmore: GreenLeaders to be worldwide

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Canada Europe France Germany Ireland Italy Spain Green Travel News Jenny Rushmore TripAdvisor TripAdvisor GreenLeaders | Green Travel News | Eight of ten U.S. travelers are interested in green travel, but only two out of those ten made deliberate eco-friendly travel choices in the past year. So what’s the hangup? Why didn’t the other “interested” travelers go green?

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Why Barbaric “Sport” as Entertainment Imperatively Needs to End.

Elephant Journal

animal cruelty Barbaric Sport bullfighting bullfighting ban Bullfighting has to End bulls die end bull fights not entertainment SpainAssaulting the bull in this way ensures that the bulls lose vast amounts of blood, so it not only weakens them, but it also instinctively spurs them into a rage causing them to ferociously charge again.

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White Storks Everywhere

10,000 Birds

So, yes, it was Spain. Not only is Spain a stronghold for these birds, but they are hard to miss — huge, bright white, social, and not in the least shy of humans and human dwelling-places. Birds Spain storks

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Birding Beautiful

10,000 Birds

I am heading towards the end of a two week family break in Andalusia, Spain as I write this and last week we jumped in the hire car and headed to a Spanish Town called Ronda for a day trip. Birding Chough Ronda Spain

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Raptor Migration across the Straits of Gibraltar

10,000 Birds

It was actually logistically easier for me to stay away from Gibraltar itself which, as a British Crown Colony with constrained geography, a slowish, passport-controlled border with Spain and relatively limited flight connections, has its limitations. Trips hawkwatch raptors Spain Peter Thoem settled in Canada many years ago. He lives at the west end of Lake Ontario which, twelve months of the year, is a very rich and varied place for birds.

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When our Hearts & Souls Find Exactly the Right People, we Transform.

Elephant Journal

Arts & Culture Family, Youth, Enlightened Education Inspiring (Wow) Love & Relationships (see below for Sexy) Z ADMIN Family Featured Today connection friendship getting to know people making friends metamorphosis Spain spanish story tellingShe then stands up as if she were on stage and makes gestures that suggest Juan Carlos has a big nose, big hands and a big everything else below the waistline, which she comically animates, results in great.

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