Wednesday, January 23, 2008
In a press release, the French Minister of Agriculture and Fisheries, Michel Barnier, has raised the possibility of a conversion of the illegal French driftnet fleet which operates in the Mediterranean to other fishing gear.
Monday, January 21, 2008
President Sarkozy's comments show a misguided and kneejerk political reaction to fishermen's demands and a lack of understanding of the challenge facing European fisheries.
Thursday, January 3, 2008
In 2007, 40% of the fleet of driftnetters in the Baltic was still operating.
Wednesday, December 19, 2007
Oceana welcomes new EU and international actions aiming at managing sharks for sustainable fisheries in the world’s oceans.
Monday, December 17, 2007
Oceana urges EU Fisheries Ministers to consider the high level of discards in European fisheries during their discussions on 2008 quotas which begin today in Brussels.
Friday, December 14, 2007
The quotas allocated by the governments were over 35 million tons higher than the values advised by scientists.
Wednesday, December 5, 2007
Vessels are escaping EU regulation by catching sharks in distant waters and “Illegal, Unregulated and Unreported” fishing in the Pacific Ocean.