About: La Palma

Economy & Jobs 22-11-2021

Spain eyes EU Solidarity Fund for La Palma volcano damage

Spain will formally ask the European Commission to activate the EU Solidarity Fund to obtain extra resources to repair the damage caused by the volcanic eruption on La Palma island, Prime Minister Pedro Sánchez announced on Friday. EURACTIV’s partner EFE...
Agrifood 30-09-2021

‘Noah’s Arc’ provides La Palma’s livestock shelter from volcanic ashes

The eruption of the Cumbre Vieja volcano on the Spanish island of La Palma is not only destroying some of the most fertile agricultural land in the Canary Islands, but is also threatening livestock essential for the survival of artisan dairies and farmers. EURACTIV’s partner EFE reported. 
Global Europe 29-09-2021

Canaries volcano lava reaches sea, raising toxic gas fears

Lava from an erupting volcano in the Canary Islands has reached the ocean, volcanologists said, raising fear of toxic gases being released as the lava hits the sea water.

La Palma volcano eruption could last up to November, experts warn

The area affected by the lava flow on the Spanish island of La Palma has increased by 50% since the eruption of the volcano three days ago and experts predict it will continue for an average of 55 more days but could last up to 84, EURACTIV’s partner EFE reported.