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Friday, April 26, 2019

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...

A Zookeeper’s Diary

  Our monthly spotlight on the superstars at the Alameda Wildlife Conservation Park… and their keepers! Spring is in the air at the zoo in Gibraltar....

MONSTER MUSSELS – Pinna Nobilis

  This month, we’re learning about the noble pen shell, ‘Pinna nobilis’ - a large species of mediterranean clam. Most people will think of a small...

COCCOLITHOPHORES

  Messing up your visibility. Whilst learning to dive in Gibraltar, one common complaint which constantly annoyed local divers was the lack of visibility compared to...

THE HOLOTHURIANS

  Over the last two years, one of the most popular invertebrates along the Gibraltar coastline have been the Holothurians. This was unexpected, especially with...

MACAQUES ON THE MED STEPS

  The ‘Med Steps’ have arguably never been more popular, with hundreds making short work of them, mainly in the evenings, as part of their...

THE 2018 JELLYFISH BLOOM

  Lewis addresses the sudden increase of jellies to our shores this past year. Many people would have noticed that this summer has been particularly bad...

Invasive Species

  The silver-cheeked toadfish. Shipping lanes have always formed artificial routes for certain species to take advantage of and invade new habitats. Traditionally, ship hulls were...