The oceans are dying, long live the oceans!

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This article was published in Italian on 23 June 2011 on the website of “Il Fatto Quotidiano”

A group of leading experts in marine conservation met in London last April to take stock of the condition of the oceans, and days ago a report with their conclusions hit the world’s . . . → Read More: The oceans are dying, long live the oceans!

Pelagic driftnets: a Mediterranean metastasis

This article was published in Italian on 16 June 2011 on the website of “Il Fatto Quotidiano”

It would be difficult to find a better example than the swordfish fishery in Italy for exemplifying what NOT to do as far as management of the marine environment and its resources are concerned.  In the old . . . → Read More: Pelagic driftnets: a Mediterranean metastasis