Lynx population plummets in Andalucia due to budget cutbacks

The population of wild lynxes is plummeting, official data show, and budget cutbacks are the reason, claims a noted biologist who has just quit the Lynx programme after 12 years. José María Gil-Sánchez quit the Lynx programme in December and says it’s doomed, due to budget cutbacks and political infighting. He claims to have been forced out of the programme due to a difference of opinion with his political bosses.

Berja big cat scare

Berja is in a state of panic after the Mayor hit the emergency button, after seeing a “panther” in the park. The small town (above and to the left of Almeria city) has been running around in a panic ever since residents started reporting a large feline roaming loose in the local park. The Mayor went down to investigate, claims to have spotted it, and reckons that it’s a large black panther. The local park Continue reading Berja big cat scare

The abortion dispute during Easter

<!– @page { margin: 2cm } P { margin-bottom: 0.21cm } –> The Catholic Church has been criticized for interfering in the natural political process of Spain by attempting to create a political campaign against the modernization of Spains abortion laws. By first claiming that Spain holds in greater regard endangered species such as the Iberian Lynx than born children, it is trivializing the whole situation and ignoring the sterling work carried out by ecological Continue reading The abortion dispute during Easter