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  • ESG laments increase in quota and practice of sport fishing for Bluefin Tuna 20.06.23

    June 20th, 2023

    Once again the Bluefin Tuna Fishing Season has opened in Gibraltar. Sadly, as per every year, the quota also continues to rise. The ESG continues to oppose the practice of sport fishing of such an important marine species previously endangered, now ‘in recovery’, or other status, depending on the source of information. 

    ESG welcomes ex Friends of the Earth Juniper’s comments on Fossil Fuel Trade 13.06.23

    June 13th, 2023

    It was an important moment for the ESG to meet with Tony Juniper at the Aspire Conference, a major trailblazer for the environment for decades, and an inspiration for action. In his Chronicle interview it was heartening to hear his recommendations to Gibraltar as to the need to diversify from our trade in fossil fuels […]

    ESG on ‘ASPIRE’ Conference 13.06.23

    June 13th, 2023

    The ESG congratulates the Department of the Environment as organisers of the Aspire Conference, for a very well run and thought-provoking event. Dynamic opening speeches from DCM Dr Joseph Garcia and Friends of the Earth ex Director, Tony Juniper, set the tone for the event with the latter calling for action and need for a […]

    ESG on Environmental Moves 05.05.23

    May 5th, 2023

    The ESG welcomes the recent developments from Government in taking meaningful steps to address issues important to the group. It is positive news to learn of the ‘Aspire’ conference being held to focus and inform towards greener building standards and practices given that development and construction carry such major environmental impacts. The publication of additional […]

    World Earth Day, Climate Change and Oil 21.04.23

    April 21st, 2023

    The ESG draws attention to World Earth Day celebrated tomorrow the 22nd of April 2023. Fortunately these annual, global dates alone are no longer the only drivers for environmental action today but they do highlight the immense challenges ahead. Halving greenhouse gas emissions by 2030 still remains the goal to preserve a liveable planet with […]