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...

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...

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...

Rhizostoma Luteum Sightings

Summer is around the corner and with the inevitable blooms of jellyfish, which are gathering biomass in the Mediterranean, I felt that perhaps it...

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...

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...

A Zookeeper’s Diary

One of the defining factors separating us humans from other animals, is our clothing. We all wear clothes, most of the time. If we...

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...

The Box Jellyfish

BY Lewis Stagnetto, The Nautilus Project Firstly, it isn’t a jellyfish! Although they look like jellyfish, which are Scyphozoans, box jellyfish form part of the...