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Tuesday, July 25, 2017

WILD MACAQUES – AWCP visits a Moroccan research centre

After a twelve-hour journey to cross the strait to Morocco on one of the windiest days in April, AWCP’s Manager, Jess Leaper and Steve...

UNSEEN DANGERS – Habitat restoration vs habitat creation

These days we have all become accustomed to headlines about habitat destruction and species extinction. The endangered species list grows annually as they suffer...

MARINE NUISANCES – Nautilus: A living fossil

In 1870, a famous French writer published an epic tale of adventure whose influences are still evident in me today. The author was none...

FIGHTING FOR ENVIRONMENT – Tommy Finlayson – in it for the...

‘Surroundings or conditions in which a person, animal or plant lives or operates...’ So says the dictionary, when looking up ‘environment.’ These days, a...

MARINE NUISANCES – Red tides – the HABs and the HABs-not

Red tides are an actual phenomenon of biblical proportions. Referred to as harmful algal blooms (HABs) by the scientific community, they are caused by...

MARINE NUISANCES – A tide of jelly

Ask somebody to name you something that lives in the sea and the chances are that they will reply with a type of shark...

MARINE NUISANCES – Macro algae and factors that induce growth

The marine environment hosts a huge variety of algal species most of which are too small to see with the human eye. They are...

BROCCOLI IS BARGAIN – Diet for a month, lifestyle forever

After the December indulgence in rich foods and comfort drinks, most of you may be planning a stretch of healthy eating to get back...

ME EAT NO MEAT – How going vegan once a week...

‘Eat like a primate!’’ is a new campaign launched by the Alameda Wildlife Conservation Park in conjunction with the Health, Environment and Education Departments,...

MARINE NUISANCES – The lionfish are coming!

Before the battles of Lexington and Concord during the American War of Independence, the blacksmith Paul Revere famously called out to the towns folk...