Tarifa townhall in trouble for selling protected sanddune to Gib

Tarifa townhall is in trouble for selling off tons of sand from a protected sand dune to the Gib authorities. The public Prosecutor (hey, they don’t have much else to do) has opened an official investigation after an ecologist group made a complaint. It seems a local Spanish company won a contract to supply hundreds of tons of sand to Gib to infill reclaimed land from the sea. Using a permit from Tarifa townhall, the company was Continue reading Tarifa townhall in trouble for selling protected sanddune to Gib

Gib’s “artifical reef” is in waters offlimits to fishing, according to the Junta’s maps

Thought it was worthwhile reproducing this map which clearly shows the location of the new artificial reef created by the Gibs. This particular map was drawn up by ElMundo.es, one of the more right wing newspapers, but even they admit that the Junta de Andalucia official maps (the ones sent to the EU) agree that the area where the blocks were dumped are “off limits” to all fishermen. What seems to have happened is that Continue reading Gib’s “artifical reef” is in waters offlimits to fishing, according to the Junta’s maps