MAN has been polluting the earth for over 40,000 years, according to new archaeological evidence unearthed on the Rock.
A study of a neanderthal’s cave in Gibraltar found that man has been burning heavy metal since Palaeolithic times.
High levels of copper, lead, nickel and zinc were found at Gorham’s Cave by a team of scientists lead by director of the Gibraltar museum Clive Finlayson.
Seems the gibraltarians may not be Spanish after all. They must have descended from the Neanderthals this would explain why the place still looks so untidy!