Archive for the ‘Doñana’ Category

One of the first examples of the Iberian lynx conservation project has died

Thursday, April 10th, 2014

Good and bad news from Aznalcollar and Doñana

Wednesday, April 9th, 2014

Doñana threats

Thursday, January 27th, 2011
Good short summary of the threats facing Doñana by Wildlife Extra here: dredging of the river Guadalquivir, thousands of acres of illegal strawberry farms and paddy fields guzzling up the water and a proposed oil platform. And this is called the jewel of Spain’s national parks.

Ecoducts for Doñana’s lynxes

Friday, December 31st, 2010
Paso elevado, conocido como ecoducto, en la A-94. | Efe The road deaths amomg Doñana’s lynxes will hopefully be reduced with the building of four of these ecoducts across the infamous A-494 road, responsible for a unacceptable number of deaths (three just in 2010). The ecoducts are to covered in earth and vegetation. El Mundo

Doñana pharmaceutical threat

Saturday, October 2nd, 2010
Researchers from the University of Seville have detected active pharmaceutical substances for the first time in the waters of the Doñana National Park. Read on Wildlife Extra

Cockling in Doñana

Saturday, July 31st, 2010

Three lynxes killed in Doñana

Wednesday, March 10th, 2010

Aznalcóllar and the Cretaceous extinction

Tuesday, February 16th, 2010
Researchers from the University of Granada have compared the disaster caused by the  infamous Aznalcóllar spillage in the Doñana National Park in Andalusia 11 years ago with the biggest species extinction known to date during the Cretaceous period (65 million years ago). The aim of comparing this seemingly disparate pair of disaster events is to look at how ecosystems recover following mass extinctions. Read more

Mongoose video

Tuesday, January 5th, 2010

Tracking a lynx

Friday, February 27th, 2009