One of the largest surviving “artineras” ecosystems left in the province has been destroyed by farmers. The 2,64 square kilometre artinera outside El Ejido is a protected space under Spanish legislation, but Ecologistas en Acción say that invasion by builders and farmers has illegally destroyed it. Artineras are grouping of several types of indigenous grasses that form small inter-dependent ecosystems around a shrub known in Spanish as the Arto. Animal and insect life within the Continue reading Another unique eco-system in province killed off
Mojacar is hosting the third “Posidonia 100% Mediterránea” exhibition, which aims to show people the ecosystem of the sea without having to don a scuba suit. The exhibition, financed by the Junta, is visiting different towns and will be in Mojacar cultural centre from the 21st of Jan until the 30th. It’s an educational show which aims to bring the concept of “under the sea” to children and adults alike. Explore the bottom of the Continue reading Explore the bottom of the sea in Mojacar cultural centre!