Plastic, Green and Over-Building!

We’ve been reminded, have we not, of the dangers of plastic and how it affects seabirds and marine life; even affecting the food we...

Rhizostoma Luteum Sightings

Summer is around the corner and with the inevitable blooms of jellyfish, which are gathering biomass in the Mediterranean, I felt that perhaps it...

A Zookeepers Diary

By Jess Leaper Retirement, spare time or a desire to get back to nature… just some of the reasons many people decide to volunteer at...

Shipping Pollution: Darker Horizons

By Marilis Azzopardi It is estimated that in Europe alone, around 50,000 people die prematurely due to air pollution from shipping. 90% of the world...

Climate Emergency?

In October 2018, the IPCC released its latest climate change predictions and with it came a stark warning to the world – 12 years...

The Alameda Biodome Education Project

By Dr Keith Bensusan and Christine Gilder  The Alameda became the Gibraltar Botanic Gardens in the early 1990s.  It has been involved in educational activities...

Pollution: A Public Health Crisis

BY MARILIS AZZOPARDI In Gibraltar, there are no significant measures or strategies in place to tackle what has been called a “public health crisis”, and...

Organisms From Another Planet

  Anyone that has studied genomics at school will remember the basic principles, which describe how gene frequency with a population is directly proportional to...

A Zookeeper’s Diary

The AWCP is home to a collection of exotic animals, many of which were rescued from the illegal pet trade. In its early years,...

Shark Diving

The Nautilus Project The last decade has seen an encouraging rise in Eco-tourism, resulting in all sorts of new environmentally-driven industries, bringing many financial benefits...