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Saturday, October 19, 2019

Greenwashing Plastic

  Know what you are buying. Most people would probably agree that making a change to better the environment is a good thing, be it at...

Spiny-Skinned Sea Stars

As with most marine organisms, life as a baby sea star begins with a planktonic larval stage. Their bodies resemble a spearhead and require...

MARINE PARASITES – The Rhizocephalan

All living organisms require a source of energy to maintain being alive. Take that source of energy away and the organism simply dies. Plants...

The Cephalopoda

  This month has seen a highly controversial paper by Edward Steele et al, released in the Journal of Progress in Biophysics and Molecular biology,...

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...

Climate Change in Our Oceans

  To most of us, how climate change works and its effects on the terrestrial biosphere, are pretty well understood. However, how are these changes...

THE 2018 JELLYFISH BLOOM

  Lewis addresses the sudden increase of jellies to our shores this past year. Many people would have noticed that this summer has been particularly bad...

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...

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...

A Sustainable Gibraltar

There’s no doubt that we’re rapidly approaching a time where it will soon be too late to do anything about the environmental crisis we’re...