Specific Spanish government funding for posidonia conservation
The state financial contribution has until now been zero.
Minister calls for a debate about "boat overcrowding"
Minorca has been especially affected by the number of boats this year.
How to save posidonia meadows
Posidonia meadows are vulnerable and fragile habitats that are declining in the Mediterranean Sea.
Beach health and safety inspections
The check on the Sa Rapita beach caused some controversy.
Conservationists denounce boat "saturation"
It highlights the number of boats moored in the bay and in some scenes shows posidonia sea grass attached to anchors.
Almost 2,500 boats made to move on from posidonia
2,918 owners asked where they should ideally drop anchor.
Nautical sector attacks inaction over illegal spills
The government is accused of focusing on illegal anchoring and ignoring contamination.
Nautical sector wanting details of faecal water spill sanctions
The nautical industry is making a point about sanctions for anchoring on posidonia sea grass.
Boats in Portocolom bay flouting anchoring regulations
Boats in posidonia zones are supposed to now have to use ecological buoys, but checking on this seems to be limited.
Ecological buoys for anchoring over posidonia meadows
The decree will prohibit traditional anchoring except if it is needed for legally permitted activities.
Cala San Vicente has high potential to become a marine reserve
There are particularly significant meadows of sea grass which have not previously been charted.
Government wants sea grass included on nautical charts
Posidonia protection is a priority for the Balearic government, but it runs up against a division in responsibilities.