Thursday, February 15, 2007
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
Friday, January 26, 2007
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.
Thursday, January 25, 2007
The European Commission has pressed charges against the Spanish government for not preventing the catch and sale of immature fish.
Friday, January 12, 2007
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,
Monday, January 8, 2007
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.
Thursday, December 21, 2006
For another year quotas agreed at the Fisheries Council are disastrous and with scant regard for the long term conservation of fish stocks.
Wednesday, December 20, 2006
Germany wins EU blessing to propose spiny dogfish and porbeagle sharks for listing under CITES