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Article Source: El Pais
Preventing spillover of viruses from animals to humans would only cost 5% of the losses they cause, claims report
An investment of €18 billion a year would prevent 1.5 million deaths worldwide, according to a study that highlights the importance of hiring more veterinarians as ‘watchmen’ for new pathogens.
In Spain, legal change helps young at-risk migrants get their first job contracts
A month after new regulations went into effect, over 4,500 foreign-born youths have applied for residency and work papers
Spain sets €2.94 price cap on coronavirus antigen tests
The home kits, which were in high demand over Christmas, can only be bought in pharmacies, not in supermarkets like in other European countries such as Germany, France and Portugal
Restoring water channels from the days of Al-Andalus to irrigate modern Spain
Thousands of kilometers of ‘acequias’ dug during the Islamic period were abandoned in the 20th century. A project by Granada University aims to put them back into use to help rural communities and support sustainable agriculture
Wind power becomes Spain’s leading energy source for 2021
Even if the wind stops blowing in the next three weeks, wind power will end the year as the leading source of electricity in Spain.
Spanish government to ban advertising aimed at children of unhealthy foods such as chocolate, juices and ice creams
The Consumer Affairs Ministry has announced it will use the strict guidelines set out by the World Health Organization as the basis for what can and can’t be shown to youngsters on TV, radio, internet, social media and apps.
The Saharan gazelle saved from extinction in southern Spain
A group of mhorr was given refuge in Almería half a century ago, with the aim of saving them from extinction. Now a breeding program means they are thriving back in the Sahara.