Shellfish shoots up as catches sink – ouch, a prawn is expensive

The latest data from the Andalusian fisheries ministry show a hefty increase of up to 40% in the price of local shellfish and blue fish as the amount of kilos caught drop by 35% across the province. Locally caught mackerel, sardines, sardinellas and swordfish have all gone up in price as stocks dwindle in local water. But the same effect is happening with shellfish, as the price of octopus and prawns also shoot up. Local Continue reading Shellfish shoots up as catches sink – ouch, a prawn is expensive

Almería to host massive NATO war games this autumn

35.000 military personnel from 25 NATO countries and 7 allies will be marching up and down the coast of Almería this autumn as part of Trident Juncture 2015, the largest NATO war games since the Cold War. The war games will be taking place up and down the deserted coasts of Almería, in the Alboran sea (off the city of Almería) and in the straits of Gibraltar. Portugal and Italy will also see operations taking Continue reading Almería to host massive NATO war games this autumn