Wednesday, November 23, 2005
Many of the fisheries subsidies handed out by the governments of Galicia and Spain end up in companies involved in illegal or rogue fishing.
Friday, October 28, 2005
More and more groups of scientists, including those at the ICES, are calling for these fisheries to be closed down.
Monday, October 17, 2005
The Spanish Minister of Agriculture and Fisheries has granted him subsidies to the value of 1,700,000 euros despite his known connections with pirate fishing, This could result in a 20 year prison sentence.
Tuesday, September 13, 2005
Many of the driftnetters that Oceana discovered fishing illegally had received subsidies from the EU to give up the use of this fishing method.
Thursday, August 25, 2005
This is the first case of collaboration between a government research organisation, the fishing sector and a marine protection NGO.
Thursday, August 4, 2005
Since it set sail from Majorca at the beginning of July, the Oceana Ranger has been patrolling Italian seas and ports to detect and denounce illegal driftnetting activities.
Friday, July 29, 2005
Some 15,000 cetaceans could die every year through the use of this fishing gear.