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Saturday, October 19, 2019

MARINE NUISANCES – A tide of jelly

Ask somebody to name you something that lives in the sea and the chances are that they will reply with a type of shark...

ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION – How far is far enough?

Protection is always a hot topic these days. People from various walks of life clamber to associate themselves with all kinds of movements; Save...

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....

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...

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...

Climate Emergency?

In October 2018, the IPCC released its latest climate change predictions and with it came a stark warning to the world – 12 years...

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...

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...

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...

The Invasive Japanese Seaweed

Over recent years we have all become aware of vast volumes of rotting seaweed strewn all over Western Beach. The smell is pungently putrid...