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Olive Press Opinion: Worth of all the pieces, worth of nothing


EVERYTHING has a value… together with Spain’s final virgin seashores.

With over six million sq. metres of pristine shoreline in Tarifa in line for city improvement, a cabal of bankers and housing builders are rubbing their arms with glee.

All rubber stamped by the council, watch for the politicians to wax lyrical about all the roles it should deliver and the way a lot it should clear up the coast.

Overlook the thousands and thousands of vacationers who go to exactly as a result of they wish to take pleasure in it precisely how it’s.

In the meantime the worth of the one seaside stretch of Los Alcornocales Pure Park, close to Sotogrande, seems to be to be €120 million. 

A princely sum it might appear, however not when you think about the unparalleled magnificence and distinctive terrain of this inexperienced gem nestled in considered one of Spain’s most alluring corners. 

Overlook the 600 jobs the Borondo mission will deliver. The realm will likely be irreversibly altered if it will get the inexperienced gentle and, when completed, if there are two dozen full time sustainable jobs we’d be shocked.

There may be, in fact, a necessity for extra reasonably priced housing within the space, however these developments will not be for low-income households, they’re for prime finish vacation houses and vacationer retreats for rich jet-setters.

Maybe much more regarding is the radio silence from different media shops right here for whom the destruction of such delicate inexperienced area is outwardly a flippant concern.

It falls on all of us to battle the beady-eyed builders who see solely euro indicators when wanting on the most valuable pure landscapes within the nation.

Our Fingers off the Costas marketing campaign launched two years in the past could possibly be set for a busy summer time.




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