Rock of Gibraltar declares itself a Special Area of Conservation and Spain is maaaaaad

The Rock of Gibraltar has (with backing from the UK) put a spanner in the negotiations over granting local fishermen rights to fish around the rock by declaring itself to be a Special Area of Conservation (SAC) under EU rules. Say the Rock in a press release issued today: The Government of Gibraltar is pleased to announce, in accordance with the requirements of the Nature Protection Act 1991 and the EU Habitats Directive, the designation Continue reading Rock of Gibraltar declares itself a Special Area of Conservation and Spain is maaaaaad