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Regional declaration: NO OIL – STOP SEA DRILLING IN THE ADRIATIC

*A common commitment for the future of the Adriatic Sea* On June 20th 2015, a regional collaboration against oil drilling in the Adriatic Sea was launched in the town of Rovinj in Croatia. There are 29 macro areas, for a total of 36.823 km2, to be investigated for oil and gas drilling in the Croatian Adriatic Sea, in addition to already existing 9 platforms for gas extraction. On the Italian side, the areas intended for hydrocarbons exploration amount to 12.000 km2, with 6 oil platforms already active. In the Italian part of the Northern Adriatic Sea there are 39 authorizations for gas extraction, which supply 70% of Italian methane gas. The ...