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...

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...

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 Importance of Rosia Bay

  After the Battle of Trafalgar in 1805, Nelson’s body was brought into Rosia Bay aboard his ship HMS Victory. Local legend has it that...

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...

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...

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...

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...