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Coast and sea
Oil Refinery
Urban Development
Port of Granadilla

A project that will destroy half the island
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Port à Granadilla: Aussi en français
Granadilla Hafen: Auch auf Deutsch!
Puerto de Granadilla: En español
Porto di Granadilla: Anche in italiano!

La Laguna
Some images of a city declared a World Heritage Site.
Discover San Roque, an open sewer .
La Verdellada and its ravine.
Walk along La Vega, a jumble of roads and buildings.
Visit La Piterita: sewerage flows into the ravine.
Horrid urban landscape at Barranquera beach.
Jardina: messy development.
La Cuesta: nice place for handicapped tourists.

Santa Cruz, the capital...

Barrionuevo: a hillside covered in breeze blocks and concrete.

Tourist sites

"Bunker style" house in Arona.
Bajamar and La Punta del Hidalgo.


Houses illegally built on rural land
An example of these houses.
El Calvario: building on a ravine.


Tourism in Tenerife plummets by 19%

Breaking news
2004 Tsunami
Flash flood in Santa Cruz de Tenerife. 31st of March 2002
Tenerife could suffer a worse catastrophy than the Indian Ocean

Egyptian Bats

Egyptian Bats unleashed by Loro Parque

Vanishing heritage
Destruction of footpaths

One of Tenerife's ancient footpaths is rent asunder by the forces of "progress".

Las Teresitas' beach
real estate development

The Council is only interested in real estate development at Las Teresitas and couldn't care a damn about those using the beach.

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Coasts and sea
Fast ferries

Fast Ferries - pointless gas-guzzlers.

Oil refinery
Smoke emissions

Smoke, oil spills and now radiation - whatever next?

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