Thursday, June 15, 2006
A number of governments wish to authorise trawling in protected areas, the catching and sale of “baby fish”, the use of prohibited gear and the over-exploitation of fishing resources.
Tuesday, June 13, 2006
The “San Francesco” and the “Tania” were fishing with nets that were longer and at a greater distance from the coast than the European and Italian legislation allows.
Monday, June 5, 2006
After joining the Oceana Ranger crew for the early stages of the campaign to track down illegal fleets, Miguel Bose calls on the governments of Italy and France to immediately enforce European legislation banning driftnets.
Wednesday, May 31, 2006
The “Oceana Ranger” has left the island of Elba to patrol the Ligurian, Tyrrhenian and Balearic seas, looking for Italian fishing boats violating the European Union drifnet ban.
Thursday, May 25, 2006
Corals, gorgonias, maërl and seagrass should be protected by the Habitats Directive.
Thursday, May 18, 2006
EU Fishing Ministers are likely to agree to allow the reintroduction of subsidies for the “modernization” of the EU fleet.
Tuesday, May 16, 2006
The fishing boat was part of a group of driftnet fishing boats intercepted by Italian authorities to the north of Sicily and the south of Sardinia.