Beaches reopen as spill evaporates at sea

Eight beaches had to be closed on Saturday along the north east coast of Gran Canaria

Beaches reopen as spill evaporates at sea

Californian King snake caught in Ayagaures

The presence of the Californian King snake (Lampropeltis getula californiae) continues to spread 

Californian King snake caught in Ayagaures

Guardia Civil remove Tauro Beach bathers

The Guardia Civil have, according to reports this Friday morning, removed around 200 people 

Guardia Civil remove Tauro Beach bathers

Gran Canaria wants to “relocate” residents out of tourist areas

The Government of the Canary Islands is working with the Cabildo

Gran Canaria wants to “relocate” residents out of tourist areas

Gran Canaria to invest in renewable energies

The president of the Cabildo de Gran Canaria, Antonio Morales, in March presented

Gran Canaria to invest in renewable energies

Gran Canaria rejects the Repsol statements

Repsol CEO and Chairman, Antonio Brufau, described as “third world” the Canarian opposition

Gran Canaria rejects the Repsol statements

Avocado cultivation areas increased 58%

Spain is the main avocado producer in Europe. Most of the avocados grown

Avocado cultivation areas increased 58%

Popular mountain road closes till mid May

Part of the GC-605, a beautiful mountain road popular with the more adventurous tourists

Popular mountain road closes till mid May

Switch Off for Earth Hour on Gran Canaria

Cabildo de Gran Canaria is switching ‘off’ on Saturday at 20.30 to join ‘Earth Hour’

Switch Off for Earth Hour on Gran Canaria

Portuguese man o’ war on Gran Canaria shore

Over the last month there have been multiple sightings of brightly shimmering sea creatures

Portuguese man o’ war on Gran Canaria shore

Weather: Some rain cloud to the north, temps fairly constant

Nothing particularly unusual this week for February on Gran Canaria

Weather: Some rain cloud to the north, temps fairly constant

Cabildo allocate €8m for Metroguagua

The president of the Cabildo of Gran Canaria, Antonio Morales has announced

Cabildo allocate €8m for Metroguagua

Police seize 18 wild rabbits for sale on net

The General Police Corps Environment Group (GRUMA) have seized 18 adult rabbits

Police seize 18 wild rabbits for sale on net

2017’s first prescribed summit forest fires

The forestry staff from the Cabildo de Gran Canaria have started the prescribed fires season

2017’s first prescribed summit forest fires

Drones to battle illegal fishing on the Islands

The Canary Islands’ Government Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock, Fisheries and Water is using drones

Drones to battle illegal fishing on the Islands

Tropical fruits seized on Gran Canaria

The Ministry of Agriculture seized exotic tropical fruits in the Mercalaspalmas

Tropical fruits seized on Gran Canaria

Weather: Bright sunny spells with some cloud

Friday afternoon on Gran Canaria has brought predominantly cloudy skies particularly to the north

Weather: Bright sunny spells with some cloud

Gran Canaria’s largest wind farm being built

A 25 turbine wind farm is being built in Llanos de la Aldea Blanca, in the south east 

Gran Canaria’s largest wind farm being built

Weather: Overcast start to the week, perhaps rain

Overcast intervals to the north and northeast of Gran Canaria

Weather: Overcast start to the week, perhaps rain

Gran Canaria Cabildo buildings go green

The Cabildo de Gran Canaria and Endesa (the largest electric utility company in Spain

Gran Canaria Cabildo buildings go green

10 tons of waste from Arguineguín port

Around 60 volunteers on Sunday, January 22, collected more than 10 metric ton of waste 

10 tons of waste from Arguineguín port

A ‘tomato’ frog seized by police

The Canary Islands Police GRUMA Environmental Group  seized a ‘tomato’ frog

A ‘tomato’ frog seized by police

Thirty turtles released in Gran Canaria waters

During 2016, 51 rescued turtles arrived at the Tafira Wildlife Recovery Centre

Thirty turtles released in Gran Canaria waters

Mogán presents El Perchel project

The Town Council of Mogán recently presented the proposals to rehabilitate El Perchel

Mogán presents El Perchel project

22nd Jan Arguineguín port seabed cleaning

Mogán town hall have announced a project to clean the seabed of the Port

22nd Jan Arguineguín port seabed cleaning

Siam Park project expected to go ahead

The Canary Islands Directorate General of Cultural Heritage have commissioned a second report

Siam Park project expected to go ahead

First Spar ‘Natural’ opens in Arguineguín

The supermarket chain SPAR opened its first store specialising in organic foods

First Spar ‘Natural’ opens in Arguineguín

“Surprise” ancient winkles report threat to water park project

Ancient shellfish could put the new water park project in jeopardy! The mayor of San Bartolomé

“Surprise” ancient winkles report threat to water park project