Summertime and the Taxis Are Busy

Not a single day goes by without hundreds and hundreds of tourists and locals thronging our Main Street during these summer months. Visitors from...

A Zookeeper’s Diary: Swifts

One of the most distinctive sounds of spring in Gibraltar is the morning and evening ‘screaming’ calls of the Swifts, coupled with their impressive...

Street Artist or Busker, Have You Auditioned?

We’re well into summer now and the good weather provides for the outdoor life for all of us to enjoy. Cafe society hits its...

Air Pollution In Our Homes

By Marilis Azzopardi VOCs are one class of pollutants that are usually found in higher concentrations inside our homes than in outside air. In Gibraltar...

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...

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...