Oceana has been identifying and documenting the illegal activities of 71 Italian and 37 French driftnetters for two years. In a recent report, the European Commission acknowledged the existence of these vessels and linked them to deficient control measur
The European Union will provide funds for the conversion of the Moroccan drift netting fleet within the framework of the recently ratified fisheries agreement.
Oceana announces legal action to guarantee the free access to information that is essential for its campaign for the conservation of sharks in Europe.
The definition of a driftnet, to be included in a new Regulation approved by the European Parliament yesterday during a plenary session, will stipulate that the addition of a floating anchor to one end of net does not make this gear legal; driftnets are b
Oceana asks the European Commission for a plan to completely eliminate discards.
Oceana is extremely disappointed by the EU Fisheries Ministers’ decision not to set catch limits for porbeagle in 2007 and calls on the EU to urgently adopt a recovery plan.
The European Commission has pressed charges against the Spanish government for not preventing the catch and sale of immature fish.