The Gibraltar Ornithological and Natural History Society has expressed concern over reports that the Government of Gibraltar may be taking steps to allow fishing with nets and the raking of sea-beds within BGTW. The group insists that ‘while the amendment to the Nature Protection Act (NPA) currently proposed does not in itself allow such activity, its introduction suggests that this may be a possibility in the future’.
Following concerns expressed by the Ministry for the Environment about marine life being trapped within the operational docks at Gibdock, the local shipyard operator has embarked on an innovative programme to install bubble barriers in each of the docks to prevent fish or any other marine species from becoming trapped.
The Ministry of Culture, in conjunction with the Gibraltar Jazz Society, is pleased to announce that the tickets for the Jazz Festival are selling extremely well.
An attempt to stage a protest by the TNS (Trabajdores Nacional-Sindicalistas) trade union was halted at the border by the Royal Gibraltar Police according to the right wing website lafalange.com.es.