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Proposal for Responsible Fisheries to the Balearic Islands

On November 29, Xavier Pastor, Executive Director of Oceana Europe and marine scientist Marta Carreras, presented Oceana's proposal for responsible fisheries in the Balearic Islands at a press conference in Palma de Mallorca. Earlier this month, on November 1st, a debate called "Responsible Fisheries and Marine Protected Areas in the Balearic Islands," took place with the participation of fishing industry representatives, public authorities and scientists.

Oceana's proposal takes an in-depth look into five categories of problems caused by different types of fishing methods practiced in the Balearic islands and the importance of marine protected areas.

For more information about the conference, see our Agenda

Publications (Spanish):

La gestión sostenible, una garantía de viabilidad a largo plazo

La pesca recreativa en las Illes Balears: una actividad en auge

Pesca artesanal responsable: el futuro de la pesca en las illes Balears

Áreas Marinas Protegidas: una herramienta para combatir la sobrepesca y conservar los ecosistemas marinos

La pesca de arrastre: una pesca en decadencia que necesita de una urgente reacionalización

 

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