Tag Archives: oil

Supersano bans Palm Oil

The ecological supermarket chain Supersano is the first in Spain to ban palm oil in all of their products. More than 100 products have been removed from their shelves. There…

Olive Oil

The world’s best organic olive oil

An olive oil from Almeria has been voted the world’s best organic olive oil. Oro del Desierto (Desert Gold) competed with 25 other olive oil producers from Spain, Italy, Portgual…

olives

Olives turn into heat and electricity

Production of olive oil generates a huge amount of toxic waste, but now there’s a fully functional plant in Spain that eliminates the waste problem. It takes about 6 kg olives to…

Rowan Renaissance

No oil found outside Canaries

Repsol has not found any oil in the first well where the test drilling has been going on since 18 November east of Fuerteventura and Lanzarote. The Oil adventure outside…

Rowan Renaissance

Pocket money from oil revenues

Calculations the Canarian Government has made shows that the Canary Islands will only get around 15 million euros a year if Repsol find large amounts of oil in the fields where…

Protests against oil drillings

Mass demonstrations against test drilling

Tomorrow Saturday 18 October at 6 p.m. there will be mass demonstrations on all 8 Canary Islands against oil drillings. There will even be som demonstrations in Barcelona, Madrid and Málaga. Over…

dolphin

The noise from oil drilling can harm whales

The test drillings outside the Canary Islands can create noise of up to 180 decibels that can harm whales and dolphins in a large area. The scientific reports that Repsol was using to apply…

Oil Platform

The Canary Islands may become a new oil field

Government authorizes Repsol to drill for oil in the Canary Islands. The Ministry of Industry has granted Repsol permission to make up to three exploration wells for oil in the…

Lanzarote, playa de Famara

Canaries do not want oil extraction

Last Monday Canarian president Paulino Rivero had a meeting with oil company Repsol’s chairman Antonio Brufau to prevent the company’s plans for oil drilling off the coast of Lanzarote and…

Olive Oil

Awards for olive oil producers

Andalusian olive farm multi award-winning. La Torre de Bobadilla in Antequera has won numerous prestigious awards for its “green gold”, olive oil. A while ago, got the highest ratings in…