Category: Italy

Exemplary sentence for illegal fishing of date mussels in Italy

The perpetrators have been condemned to up to 6 years of imprisonment and to compensate civil parties, such as WWF Italy, for the significant environmental damages caused WWF Italy, partner of the SWiPE project, welcomes an exemplary ruling issued today in Italy: the Court of Naples has condemned those responsible for the illegal fishing and […]

WWF Italy publishes their national report on wildlife crime: poaching and illegal fishing  

On the occasion of World Wildlife Day, the association inaugurates the awareness week #STOPCRIMINIDINATURA – #STOPWILDLIFECRIME. The key findings of the report include lack of databases, strict rules, and controls, the fundamental role of animal recovery centres, and Lombardy as the first region for reported offences. Italy is a key crossroads for the trafficking of […]