Etiqueta 'Olive ebola'


Brussels to accept xylella containment policy

The containment policy means that only infected trees are cut down. Eradication would mean the potential loss of thousands of trees.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter12/09/2017 00:00


Xylella bacterium is now infecting vineyards

The environment ministry has confirmed that there are cases but has not said where they are or how many there are.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter30/08/2017 00:00


More than 200 confirmed cases of olive ebola in the Balearics

The regional government hopes to continue with its policy of containment rather than one of eradication.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter11/05/2017 00:00


Ibiza banned from exporting plants to other islands

The strain of the bacteria that has devastated trees in Italy has been detected in Ibiza.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter16/02/2017 00:00


Forces of nature, goats and rentals: the week in Majorca

The consequences of bad weather and olive ebola were more evident. There was outrage over a secretive goat cull in Calvia. And Palma's mayor was wanting the state to intervene in holiday rentals.

Andrew Ede12/02/2017 00:00


All-party support for olive ebola measures

A policy of containment is better than one of large-scale elimination of trees.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter11/02/2017 00:00


Four months before Brussels checks on olive ebola plan

The Balearic policy is one of containment rather than more comprehensive eradication of trees.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter08/02/2017 00:00


Floods, pestilence and protest: the week in Majorca

There was confusion over flood aid; olive ebola began to look deadly serious; the transport ministry had designs on central reservations and continued to lock horns with taxi drivers; town halls were being insulted; and they were crying over an ice-cream kiosk.

Andrew Ede04/02/2017 00:00


Guardia increasing controls to prevent spread of olive ebola

There are calls for the Balearics to be "sacrificed" and for trees to be eliminated in order to prevent the spread of olive ebola to the mainland.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter03/02/2017 00:00


Insufficient resources to fight olive ebola

The services of the Guardia Civil are being offered in the fight against the spread of the "xylella fastidiosa" plague.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter01/02/2017 00:00


First case of "olive ebola" in Majorca

The regional government's plant health department has found three infected cherry trees in a nursery in Porto Cristo.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter11/11/2016 00:00


Tougher measures sought to prevent "olive ebola" in the Balearics

The consequences of the Xylella fastidiosa (XF) bacterium could be "catastrophic" for the Balearics.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter21/07/2016 00:00