Iberia: natural history and environment

The weblog of the iberianature website: www.iberianature.com
The environment, geography, nature and landscape of Spain

Saturday, June 18, 2005

Collserola frogs, Spanish bees, Gibraltar apes and Iberian bichos

New
Frogs in the PantĂ  de Vallvidrera
Bees in Spain. A brief introduction

Updated
Barbary ape in Gibraltar
Land invertebrates in Spain New creepy crawlies and Catalan names.

Tuesday, June 14, 2005

Bear infanticide and lack of carrion


There seems to be a worrying trend among Cantrabrian male bears to eat cubs. Also, EU anti-mad cow law has removed carrion from the mountains, an essential part of bears' springtime diet. Read

Online atlas of Spanish birds

Well worth a visit, but here's my review of this online site.

Online atlas of Spanish birds

Tuesday, June 07, 2005

Haddock, monkfish, John Dory and langoustine under threat

It seems not just the anchovy is in trouble in the Bay of Biscay. Read

Plus latest on the drought. Read

And on the lynx cubs new taste for mice. Read

Saturday, June 04, 2005

Greenhouses in Almeria

The expanion of greenhouses in Almeria as from a new atlas from the United Nations Environmental Programme.

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El Valle de CabĂșerniga

El Valle de CabĂșerniga


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Wednesday, June 01, 2005

Anchovies in danger

Anchovies catches in the Bay of Biscay have plummented from 60,000 tonnes to just 200 this year. Read

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