Archive for August, 2010

Spain threatend 45% cuts to solar PV

Tuesday, August 3rd, 2010

The Spanish Ministry of Industry has announced plans to cut feed-in tariffs for photovoltaic installations by up to 45 per cent.  Spain is currently the biggest solar generator in the world. The Guardian

Bear breeding success in Pyrenees

Tuesday, August 3rd, 2010

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Bears in the Pyrenees have had their best breeding year for decades this year with two females raisning two cubs each, in territories between Vall d’Aran and y los departamentos franceses de Ariège y Alto Garona. El Periódico

Basque horses

Monday, August 2nd, 2010

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Pottok horses on Bianditz mountain, in Navarra. Behind lie the Aiako mountains. The Pottok (Wikipedia) is an endangered, semi-feral breed of pony native to the Pyrenees of the Basque Country, Pottoka being the Basque language name for this horse, both north and south of the mountains. This image by Mikel Ortega won an award on Wikipedia here

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