Ecologistas en Accion suspect that there is a cover up by the Junta de Andalucia over the toxic algae that has closed beaches, and is demanding to know if the massive pharmacological company Deretil has suffered any escape of algae or toxic products from their tanks in recent weeks. They say that Dr Ignacio Flores, a marine biologist, has cast doubts on the official explanation issued by the regional Ministry of Health and said that Continue reading Is the Junta covering up an industrial accident on our toxic beaches?
Sanidad, the Andalusian health ministry, say that a total of 65 people have required medical attention since the 22nd after coming into contact with the toxic beach algae that has closed three beaches in Vera and Cuevas. 15 of these people have come into contact with the algae after they ignored warnings and went into the danger zones. Alfredo Valdivia, our “man from the ministry” says the situation is under control and that medics in Continue reading 65 people affected by toxic beach algae