Seagrass grows on sandy bottoms of shallow seas and are important habitat of many organisms, including some fish species on which Mediterranean Shags feed.
Monthly Archives: September 2013
On 2nd October 2013 the European commission will ultimately decide whether the gas terminal to be built in the Italian waters of the Gulf of Trieste, just near the border with Slovenia, will be listed on the EU priority list of energy projects of common interests. In July, Slovenia has rejected the list due to this project, claiming that it is disputable for several reasons, among which cross-border environmental issues are essential. The terminal would severely threaten the fragile marine ecosystem of the shallow Gulf of Trieste.
On the “Mediterranean coast day” (25. September) the Slovenian Ministry for agriculture and the environment will celebrate the anniversary of ratification of the Protocol on Integrated Coastal Zone Management in the Mediterranean, first signed by Slovenia in 2009.
The Ministry of agriculture and the environment has recently organized two workshops about development of sustainable marine fisheries and aquaculture in Slovenia. The workshops were held on 30th August and 2nd September in Izola and Ljubljana, Slovenia.