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.
The international marine conservation organisation, Oceana, has announced that the Italian State Attorney General (l’Avvocatura dello Stato italiano) has modified its position and now considers it illegal to have the driftnets known as “spadare” on board,
Oceana presents a report analyzing the activities of hundreds of Moroccan fishing vessels operating in the Alboran Sea and the Straits of Gibraltar and using driftnets banned by the United Nations.