Posidonia meadows proliferate in Balearic waters.
Approval has been given for 170 projects.
The posidonia surveillance service has been in existence for five years.
Under five per cent of boats were made to move over the summer.
The Spanish government has promised nine new environment agents and three new boats.
Two researchers sampling a sediment core in a Posidonia meadow
Posidonia meadows in the Balearic Islands absorb about 8 % of the total emissions of the Islands.
The posidonia surveillance service has fifteen boats at present.
The Guardia Civil conclude that there has been "institutional passivity".
Posidonia plays an important role in the absorption of carbon dioxide.
Conservation is therefore not just for cultural reasons, but for social and economic ones as well.
10 projects will be carried out in Minorca, 7 in Ibiza and 34 in Majorca.