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- Diclofenac NSAIDS and Spanish Vultures..Back in 2008 on the Iberia Nature forum we started a topic about the use of Diclofenac in Asia and, as the drug was about to be used in Europe, it stayed in the Spain sections rather than going in the “other places” boards… And it seems with good reason. If you fancy trawling through […]
- The Caminito del Rey, El ChorroInteresting news coming from Malaga province of Andalucia with the Caminito del Rey or “Kings path” almost about to reopen. The Caminito is famous to climbers and adrenalin junkies the world over after the death defying video was loaded onto you tube in 2009. The pathway was originally built over 100 years ago, pinned to […]
- Tablas de Damiel doomed?Well, it looks like the Tablas will be saved after all!, The mighty Coca Cola company are throwing their not inconsiderable weight behind the protection and future of these wetlands…. Do we think that Coca Cola can do a better job than 20 odd years of National Park status and hundreds of millions of […]
- Eight Iberian Lynx reintroduced in SpainToday marks the beginning of the reintroduction of lynx in the central region of the Iberian Peninsula (Sierra Morena) by the LIFE+Iberlince program. This area of Spain is considered to be one the historic distribution areas for this species and the release zone has been selected for future populations with a lot habitat preparation work […]
- Its Orchid Season!One of many of the amazing images by my good friend Sue Eatock. See her wildlife writing here.
- Diclofenac NSAIDS and Spanish Vultures..
- Still Cause exhibitionIf you happen to live near Falkirk (Scotland), my friend Christine Jones has organised what looks like a very interesting exhibition (until 20 April) inspired by Gerda Taro. Christine notes “Still Cause is a project and exhibition focused on the struggle for justice and recognition which is ongoing in Spain post-Franco, with the notions of […]
- Nehru in BarcelonaJawaharlal Nehru, future first Prime Minister of India, visited Barcelona in June 1938. The photo above shows Nehru and his daughter Indira Gandhi, who also later became Indian Prime Minister, together with Catalan president Lluis Companys. See also India and the Spanish Civil War It was the Europe of 1938 with Mr. Neville Chamberlain’s appeasement in full swing […]
- Gerda Taro’s graveGrave of photographer Gerda Taro, Peré Lachaise cemetery, París. Taro came to Spain with Robert Capa in August 1936 and together they set out to depict the war and revolution. She was tragically killed when a republican armoured vehicle accidentally crushed her during a retreat in the Brunete battle on 26 July 1937. Found on […]
- Still Cause exhibition
A fantastic new website about the spectacular Kings Path or the Caminito del Rey located at El Chorro in Malaga province, Andalucia. Written in English and packed with great information and history about the area. see more at www.caminodelrey.es
If you are thinking of traveling to Ronda in Spain then look no further than www.rondatoday.com Tourist information, a lot of history and essential guides to the area
- Some great Wildlife Experiences here at Wilderness and Wildlife offering tailor-made holidays around the world. Superb wilderness and wildlife experiences for the discerning traveller. Destinations all around the world. Everything from Svalbard to Peru.
- Activities Abroad Activities Abroad offers some great ideas. Hiking, huskies, snorkling, night canoeing, you name it.