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...

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...

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...

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...

LOGGERHEAD TURTLES – Riding the Currents, Dude!

  This March there was an unfortunate event on Western Beach. During the early hours, a dead Loggerhead Turtle, Caretta caretta, washed up and was...

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...

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...

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...

CHUPA SANGRE – The blood-sucking fiend

Throughout my youth my family loved to spend summers on Catalan Bay beach. In those days the beach was couched between two rocky outcrops...

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...