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Fish Forum 2024
Fish Forum 2024

This week (19-23 February), WWF joins the Fish Forum2024, the largest scientific gathering dedicated to fisheries and related issues in the region, ...

17 Feb 2024
COP23: Good news for marine species and climate action in the Mediterranean
COP23: Good news for marine species and climate action in the Mediterranean

WWF celebrates today’s decision by Mediterranean countries gathered at the 23rd COP of the Barcelona Convention in Portoroz (Slovenia) to increase ...

08 Dec 2023
ICCAT countries fail again to adopt measures for the conservation of tropical tuna in the Atlantic.
ICCAT countries fail again to adopt measures for the conservation of tropical tuna in the Atlantic.

Commenting on the conclusion of the International Commission for the Conservation of Atlantic Tunas (ICCAT) meeting, that closed its door yesterday ...

21 Nov 2023
Mediterranean countries step up the game for better managed and transparent fisheries that preserve vulnerable species.
Mediterranean countries step up the game for better managed and transparent fisheries that preserve vulnerable species.

Rome, Split – The 46th Session of the General Fisheries Commission (GFCM-FAO) for the Mediterranean closed its door today with a positive ...

10 Nov 2023
WWF REPORT: Who pays for plastic pollution?
WWF REPORT: Who pays for plastic pollution?

The lifetime cost of plastic is 10 times higher for low-income countries than rich ones, according to a WWF report.

07 Nov 2023
The future of the Mediterranean Sea requires a new generation of sustainable fishers
The future of the Mediterranean Sea requires a new generation of sustainable fishers

At the close of the Mediterranean Conference on Mediterranean Fisheries in Malta, WWF continues to express full support for the MedFish4Ever ...

04 Oct 2023
New coalition of NGOs and businesses for sustainable offshore energy developments in the Mediterranean
New coalition of NGOs and businesses for sustainable offshore energy developments in the Mediterranean

WWF’s Mediterranean Marine Initiative is a Member of the newly launched Mediterranean Offshore Coalition for Energy and Nature (Med OCEaN).

29 Sep 2023
Alessio Satta is the new Director of WWF's Mediterranean Marine Initiative and Mediterranean Office
Alessio Satta is the new Director of WWF's Mediterranean Marine Initiative and Mediterranean Office

We are happy to announce that Alessio Satta has joined our team as the new Director.

06 Sep 2023
Mediterranean countries at a critical time to recover threatened sharks and rays
Mediterranean countries at a critical time to recover threatened sharks and rays

On Shark Awareness Day (14 July), WWF launches a call to Mediterranean countries to implement the binding measures that they recently adopted and ...

14 Jul 2023
Patchwork planning by EU Member States puts Mediterranean Sea’s ecologic and economic future at risk - WWF report
Patchwork planning by EU Member States puts Mediterranean Sea’s ecologic and economic future at risk - WWF report

National maritime plans are misaligned within and across borders, fail to account for climate change, and are off track to achieve renewable energy ...

26 Jun 2023
UN Plastic Pollution Treaty ‘one step closer’ to being realised, as negotiators in Paris agree to start developing a draft treaty with global rules to curb plastic pollution
UN Plastic Pollution Treaty ‘one step closer’ to being realised, as negotiators in Paris agree to start developing a draft treaty with global rules to curb plastic pollution

WWF welcomes ‘tangible progress’ as the vast majority of countries show support for an ambitious and impactful treaty with binding global rules

02 Jun 2023
Commission ambitions to bridge the gulf between fisheries and nature policies fail to make up for lost time
Commission ambitions to bridge the gulf between fisheries and nature policies fail to make up for lost time

European Commission launches a new package aims to set a pathway to curb destructive fishing practices, restore wildlife, protect marine ecosystems ...

21 Feb 2023