Whale Sanctuary Created in the Mediterranean
Italy,France and Monaco signed a treaty creating the first international Whale Sanctuary in the ...
Swordfish and Bluefin Tuna continue to slip through ICCAT net
Spain and other countries are catching undersized Swordfish and Tuna in breach of international law.
EU Fishing subsidies = 14 000 Euro per boat
Taxpayers in the European Union are subsidising their fishing industry by at least 14,000 Euro per ...
WWF welcomes fishing nations' action on subsidies
WWF, the conservation organization, welcomes the call today by a coalition of the world's top ...
Norway sets highest whale quota since 1986 moratorium
The Norwegian whaling season opens today with the fleet of 36 boats set to hunt a 'self awarded' ...
Sea Otters and Dolphins Poisoned
As the International Maritime Organisation (IMO) (1) meets to deliberate the use of organotin ...
New study finds controls inadequate to protect Galapagos sea cucumbers
Sea cucumbers in the Galapagos Islands in Ecuador continue to be illegally fished and are also ...
Toxics release in Southern Spain
Local controls and European Union laws failed once more when a dam broke in southern Spain and ...
WWF Issues Warning to Governments as International Year of the Ocean Ends
LONDON -- As the International Year of the Ocean (IYO) draws to a close, the conservation ...
So-called recovery plan increases quota for depleted tuna
GLAND, Switzerland -- Caving in to pressure from the fishing industries of the United States, Japan ...