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Monday, June 25, 2018

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...

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...

MARINE NUISANCES – Plastics in the marine environment around Gibraltar

words | Lewis Stagnetto, The Nautilus Project Global plastic production is estimated at around 300 million tons per year and this figure is on the...

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...

MARINE NUISANCES – The lionfish are coming!

Before the battles of Lexington and Concord during the American War of Independence, the blacksmith Paul Revere famously called out to the towns folk...

MAJA SQUINADO – Alien or local?

If I were to describe a creature which had blue blood, who had plates of armour for skin and could withstand over 1000 times the...

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...

MARINE NUISANCES – Macro algae and factors that induce growth

The marine environment hosts a huge variety of algal species most of which are too small to see with the human eye. They are...

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...

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...