Satellite image showing the lack of water in the Doñana National Park.
A recent study reveals that 59% of the ponds in Doñana have not been flooded since at least 2013. Water abstractions from the aquifer are one of the main reasons behind the demise of this iconic wetland.
Pedro Sánchez announcing that next general elections in Spain will be held the 23rd of July, 2023.
Regional elections in Spain and the success of the right has made Pedro Sánchez bring forward general elections to the 23rd of July.
Vinícius Júnior is making the point, but are soccer’s governing bosses getting it?
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Anti-racist programs and fines have failed to end racism in European soccer. Part of the problem is that Black players have little representation higher up the sport’s hierarchy.
The control of fire by humans probably developed gradually over thousands of years.
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Signs of controlled fire use from Spain are at least 50,000 years older than previous evidence.
Crowds of people next to the Cathedral of Santa María de Palma (Mallorca).
One out of every four litres of water used in the Balearic Archipelago is a result of tourism. In the municipalities with the highest number of tourist lodgings, related consumption exceeds 58%.
Guerillas from the Mozambican National Resistance (Renamo) pictured in 1990.
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Policies that reduce poverty, inequality and socioeconomic insecurity lower the incentive to engage in or tolerate terrorism.
The hero of Cervantes’ classic 17th century novel has been sorely misrepresented since the early 20th century as a symbol of nationalist and Islamophobic ideas.
In July 2022, passers-by watch the progress of a fire near Gignac (Hérault).
The forest fires that struck the Continent in the summer of 2022 were devastating, yet historical data shows that they were not ‘unprecedented’, contrary to media accounts.
Skeletal reconstruction of the Langebaanweg sabertooth, with highlighted elements to indicate the bones examined in this study.
Adapted from Mauricio Antón (2013)
A closer look at these fossil bones revealed more than the suggestion of a previously undescribed species - it pointed to the individual animal having suffered with osteoarthritis.
General view of the site with hominid footprints on the beach of Matalascañas, Huelva (Spain).
November 30, 2022
Eduardo Mayoral Alfaro, Universidad de Huelva; Ana Santos, Universidad de Oviedo; Antonio Rodríguez Ramírez, Universidad de Huelva; Asier Gomez-Olivencia, Universidad del País Vasco / Euskal Herriko Unibertsitatea; Ignacio Díaz-Martínez, Universidad Nacional de Rio Negro; Jérémy Duveau, Muséum national d’histoire naturelle (MNHN); Jorge Rivera Silva, Universidad de Sevilla; Juan Antonio Morales, Universidad de Huelva, and Ricardo Díaz-Delgado, Estación Biológica de Doñana (EBD-CSIC)
The first Neanderthal footprints from the Iberian Peninsula discovered last year may have belonged to other members of the genus ‘Homo’.
‘Latine’ is much more adaptable to the Spanish language.
Some Spanish-speaking activists are already using a different gender-inclusive term, arguing it’s a better replacement for Latinx.
Canada is preventing provinces and territories from using federal child-care dollars to transform schools into one-stop centres for young children.
Canada has much to learn from other countries about better ways of providing learning and care for children.
Protesters demand the freedom of the Sahrawi population.
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Long considered a frozen conflict, the Western Sahara dispute roared back to life in late 2020, reviving old wounds and inflicting fresh ones.
Sunloving crowds flock to Lloret de Mar, Spain.
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Overtourism has seen Spanish authorities take ever stricter measures. Individual visitors have a part to play in making tourism more sustainable.
For ECB President Christine Lagarde, inflation is turning into a blooming nightmare.
As the European Central Bank announces its first increase in interest rates, investors are getting very nervous.
Most of us love chocolates, but child labor has been found involved in some of the production.
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An anthropologist writes that despite best efforts, there is no guarantee that children may not have been exploited in the production process of chocolate.
Could Ukraine’s entry be heading for Eurovision success?
Politics have never been that far away from the Eurovision Song Contest. Since its inception, the annual event has reflected the political culture and geopolitical realities of Europe.
A woman hugs a Polish volunteer before he crosses the border to go and fight against Russian forces.
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According to some reports, thousands of people from around the world are signing up to fight on behalf of Ukraine. But comparisons to the Spanish Civil War’s International Brigades are misguided.
Freshly caught fish are pictured in a pirogue in Dakar, Senegal.
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Fisheries agreements favour the European Union and don’t do enough to protect African interests.
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Symbolic recognition will boost the marketability of the Valencian delicacy.