Doñana water crisis and other threats

Threat #1: the water crisis in Doñana A very strong water deficit is felt in Doñana, the most prestigious wetland in Spain, a process that has unfortunately been going on for at least fifty years and has been greatly aggravated in the last two decades. The increasing...

Andalusian Nature movies

El Hombre y la Tierra The legendary and pionnering series directed by Félix Rodríguez de La Fuente, produced by RTVE between 1974 and 1980, and including 124 episodes, most of them shot in Spain. Memorable episodes were recorded in Doñana and Cazorla. Those...

The cardinal points of Andalusia

The north: Sierra Morena Holm oak dehesas are ubiquitous in the Sierra Morena. Sierra Morena marks the northern limit with the old kingdom of Castile, the current regions of Castilla-La Mancha and Extremadura. The two main communication steps, towards the center of...

The variable peninsula: Iberian contrasts

The Iberian Peninsula is the large autonomous territory within Europe, isolated from the rest of the continent by the Pyrenees to the north and the Strait of Gibraltar to the south. By definition, it is a coastal area, washed by the Mediterranean Sea and the Atlantic...