Archive for 'April,2012'

Winter Activities – Kayaking in March in Ibiza

Winter Activities – Kayaking in March in Ibiza

March saw the My Destination team grabbing their shorts and paddles and kayaking out from Cala d’Hort under the shadow of Es Vedrà with Ibiza’s kayak experts. Ibiza Mundo Activo had the gear and kayaks all laid out in preparation […]

Ibiza under the movie making spotlight

Ibiza under the movie making spotlight

From 3rd May, the island will be steeped in movie making glory. Local production company, Eyebizafilm, is working alongside a highly respected Dutch movie house to help produce a feature film. Billed as a romantic comedy for all ages, the […]

A whale is spotted in Ibiza!

A whale is spotted in Ibiza!

Last Thursday, 1st of March 2012, crew members of the Octopus C Sailing Boat Ibiza caught sight of a common finback whale of about 12 metres in length near Tagomago island. The cetacean stayed for over four hours feeding in […]

Portable disease detection device could save many lives

Portable disease detection device could save many lives

Jayne Wu (University of Tennessee, Knoxville) and Shigetoshi Eda (UT Institute of Agriculture Center for Wildlife Health) have together developed a portable device that can do non-invasive on the spot checks for infectious diseases, pathogens and physiological conditions in both […]

Reverse graffiti

Reverse graffiti

Now a new form of artistic expression is sweeping the planet: reverse graffiti. This art form works on a simple principle of etching, or jet washing, temporary or semi permanent images out of the dirt on a surface; whether the […]

Nature helps combat pollution

Nature helps combat pollution

Recently a group of Yale students returned from a research trip in the Amazon armed with a sample of a fungus that can survive on eating plastic alone. The thing that also separates this fungus from its plastic devouring counterparts, […]

Stopping flu in its tracks

Stopping flu in its tracks

New scientific advances are being made in the bid to protect the world population against flu; an affliction which presently kills around 300,000 and sickens millions more worldwide. Chinese scientists are reporting the timely development of a new material for […]