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Friday, January 19, 2018

SHARKS VINDICATED – Their bark is worse than their bite

Of all the fish in the sea, it is the entire Chondrichthions class which seem to suffer the worst reputation. As the animals best...

POLLUTION WATCH – Gibraltar’s inconvenient truth

  Gibraltar has consistently been found in breach of the European Union annual mean limits for nitrogen oxide for over a decade, as well as...

ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION – How far is far enough?

Protection is always a hot topic these days. People from various walks of life clamber to associate themselves with all kinds of movements; Save...

BLUEFIN TUNA – The importance of protection

In the last few weeks there has been a bit of a stir about the suspension of tuna fishing by the Department of the...

SEAHORSES – A curiosity of nature

Seahorses are an iconic fish whose name is derived from the Greek word hippos which means horse. The scientific name Hippocampus combines horse with...

RELEASE THE KRAKENS! – The highly fecund Octopus

The marine environment is home to a group of very advanced molluscs called Cephalopods which literally means ‘head foot’. Historically, sailors lived in complete...

CONSCIENCE EATING STALL – World Meat Free Day

What would happen to the animals if we don’t eat them? Can a person live without meat? Is it possible for a person to...

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...