The Oceana Ranger catamaran, which is currently engaged in a Transoceanic Expedition from the Pacific to the Mediterranean, will be arriving at these Atlantic islands tomorrow after having sailed for more than 9,000 miles.
Prior to the meeting of French and Spanish fisheries authorities tomorrow to discuss the crisis facing the shallow-water fishing fleets.
Transoceanic Expedition from the Pacific to the Mediterranean.
The Fisheries Commission of the European Parliament is TOMORROW debating measures for fisheries management and the protection of coral and seagrass meadows in the Mediterranean.
Oceana is now calling on the Council to fulfil its commitment and give the green light to this Directive.
The European Parliament plenary session will vote on their report on the draft Directive to impose criminal sanctions on those responsible for ship-source pollution.
Oceana is calling on the EU to maintain the 2007 deadline for the elimination of an obsolete technology that emits tonnes of mercury into the atmosphere each year.