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...

SEAHORSES – A curiosity of nature

Seahorses are an iconic fish whose name is derived from the Greek word hippos which means horse. The scientific name Hippocampus combines horse with...

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...

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...

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...

The Alameda Biodome Education Project

By Dr Keith Bensusan and Christine Gilder  The Alameda became the Gibraltar Botanic Gardens in the early 1990s.  It has been involved in educational activities...

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...

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...

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...

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...