Read more about the article Saltwater Lagoon In Spain First Ecosystem To Be Granted ‘Human Rights’ In Europe
Picture shows the votes in the Senate of Spain for the proposal of law, on Wednesday, Sept. 21, 2022. (@Senadoesp/Newsflash)

Saltwater Lagoon In Spain First Ecosystem To Be Granted ‘Human Rights’ In Europe

The Mar Menor in Spain has become Europe’s first ecosystem with the equivalent of "human rights". This means that the seaside saltwater lagoon found in Murcia, Spain, now enjoys a similar legal status to that of people and organisations. The saltwater lagoon’s new legal status came into effect after the…

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Read more about the article Flamingoes Return To Galapagos Island After 20-Year Gap
Flamingos have been seen making the nests in Isla Rabida, in Galapagos Islands, Ecuador, July 2022. (Marvi Cordoba-PNG/Newsflash)

Flamingoes Return To Galapagos Island After 20-Year Gap

Flamingoes have returned to a Galapagos island 20 years after an invasion of rats forced them out. The return is the fruit of 12 years of painstaking efforts to eradicate rats and other invasive species from the Pacific archipelago. Experts have now recorded two nests of flamingoes on the shore…

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Read more about the article NGOs Take Action Against Spain Over Polluted Lagoon On Brink Of Ecological Disaster
The condition of the eutrophication contamination in Mar Menor, that has not improved during the last 5 years from 2016 to the 2021, in Spain. (ANSE/Newsflash)

NGOs Take Action Against Spain Over Polluted Lagoon On Brink Of Ecological Disaster

This footage shows the shocking levels of pollution in the Mar Menor saltwater lagoon in southern Spain that the government has allegedly been ignoring for the past five years. Menor Mar has been turned into a soup of eutrophication with dead fish littering its banks and algae blooms blocking the…

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Read more about the article 1000s Of Dead Fish Wash Up On Lagoon Shore In Spain
The dead fish in the seashore of Mar Menor

1000s Of Dead Fish Wash Up On Lagoon Shore In Spain

These images show how thousands of dead fish have washed up on the shore of a Spanish lagoon sparking an investigation by prosecutors. The startling scenes were recorded on the coast of the Mar Menor, a coastal saltwater lagoon located south-east of the Autonomous Community of Murcia in eastern Spain,…

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