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El Hierro

Spanish Island Becomes First To Be Powered Solely On Wind, Water

Mother Nature Network | Josh Lew | Posted 05.30.2014 | Green

This post originally appeared on Mother Nature Network. The most remote and westernmost of Spain's Canary Islands, El Hierro was considered to be t...

WATCH: Underwater Volcano Releasing Toxic Gases, Animals Behaving Strangely

Posted 11.13.2011 | Green

An underwater volcano near El Hierro in the Canary Islands has begun erupting near the shore, reports Reuters. The eruptions may be spectacular, but o...

The World's First Clean Energy Island

Posted 09.04.2011 | Green

From EarthTechling's Jasmine Greene: The small island of El Hierro – iron in Spanish – is located in the Canary Islands 1,500 miles off the coa...

El Hierro, The Energy Self-Sufficient Island (VIDEO)

BBC News | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

El Hierro, a Spanish Island off the coast of northern Africa, is nearing energy self-sufficiency, according to the BBC: After 10 years of planning, t...