Iberia: natural history and environment

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The environment, geography, nature and landscape of Spain

Sunday, August 29, 2004

Bites and Stings 2: The sea

Here's the second part of the 'Bites and Stings' thing, a compendium of beasties in Spain wanting a piece of us. This part deals with the sea. Click here for first part dealing with the land (bears, snakes, spiders, caterpillars, etc.)

Despite the huge numbers of people bathing in the Spanish Mediterranean, reports of dangerous sharks (tiburones) are rare to say to the least. A scuba diver was killed by a Great White Shark ....Read

Saturday, August 21, 2004

Iberia most affected by climate change

According to a new report by the EEA (European Environment Agency), Spain and Portugal will be most affected within the EU by coming climate change. Storms, floods and droughts are likely to become more and more frequent with a significant rise in temperature expected. The report notes that temperature in Europe has increased... Read

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