• Historical research suggests Romans killed off two species of whale in the Med

    Historical research suggests Romans killed off two species of whale in the Med0

    By Gabriella Peralta and John von Radowitz A forgotten Roman whaling industry may have killed off two large species of whale in the Mediterranean Sea, new research suggests. Whale bones found in the ruins of a Roman fish processing factory in the Strait of Gibraltar were identified by scientists using advanced DNA analysis and molecular

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  • Humpback sightings prompt navigation warning

    Humpback sightings prompt navigation warning0

    Mariners have been asked to be extra vigilant whilst navigating in British Gibraltar Territorial Waters, following consistent sightings of a juvenile humpback whale in the Bay of Gibraltar. All whales are protected under Gibraltar law and GIbraltar’s cetacean protocol. “Under these laws, the free movement of cetaceans must be permitted at all times and in all

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