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Council tables weak deal on EU fisheries reform
Another marathon session of negotiations on the reform of EU legislation on fisheries has ended in disappointment, said Greenpeace. The ministers have been ...
EU ministers agree Baltic fish quotas
EU fisheries ministers agreed next year's quotas for the ten commercially most important fish stocks in the Baltic Sea Monday, paving the way for talks for the ...
European Parliament votes to keep Adriatic Sea the world's most overfished and unsustainable region
Today, the European Parliament missed its opportunity to help fish populations in the Adriatic Sea recover from critical overfishing and thus failed to ensure ...
EU agrees 2019 fish quotas for Atlantic and North Sea
After intense negotiations, EU fisheries ministers reached agreement in the early hours of Wednesday morning on the 2019 catch limits for the main commercial ...
EU moves to strengthen maritime policy
EU Council of Ministers in June will create a financial instrument to develop a comprehensive maritime policy and will promote the inclusion of a maritime ...
Western Mediterranean Sea heading for further decline after disastrous vote in Parliament committee
Today, the European Parliament has taken a first but much too small step to tackle the challenge of overfishing in the Mediterranean Sea, the most ...
EP vote on fish labelling
In a disappointing vote, the European Parliament rejected the new rules on fish labelling proposed by the European Commission as part of the EU Common ...
MEPs greenlight fisheries management plan for EU's Western Waters
The European Parliament voted through the Multi-annual Fisheries Management Plan for the EU's Western Waters Tuesday, covering the Atlantic Ocean between ...
Community action plan for the conservation and sustainable exploitation of fisheries resources in the Mediterranean
This communication from the European Commission establishes an action plan for the conservation and sustainable exploitation of fisheries resources in the ...
Sharks, rays and chimaeras (chondrichthyans, commonly referred to as 'sharks') are ancient species that play a vital role in maintaining the balance of marine ...
MEPs back plans to tackle over-fishing in the North Sea
A European Parliament committee gave its backing Wednesday to plans to tackle overfishing and offer more security to local fishermen by introducing ...
Total allowable catches (TACs) or fishing opportunities, are catch limits (expressed in tonnes or numbers) that are set for most commercial fish stocks. The ...
Agriculture, fishery and forestry statistics - Main results - 2010-11- 2012 edition
The pocketbook Agriculture, fishery and forestry statistics presents selected tables and graphs providing an overview on developments and the situation in the ...
Fisheries: MEPs debate imports, wages and quality
At a public hearing on the common organisation of the fishery market on Thursday, MEPs debated how to ensure fair income for fishermen and how European ...
Commission report highlights failure by EU governments to tackle excessive fishing capacity
Greenpeace urged EU fisheries ministers to put their houses in order, as a new report by the European Commission highlights the lack of effective action to ...
MEPs demand ban on pulse fishing
Members of the European Parliament voting Tuesday on new EU rules on how, where and when fish can be caught, demanded in an amendment a ban on the use of ...
New Portuguese action plan to enforce EU fisheries rules
As part of efforts to ensure that fisheries rules are respected across the EU, the European Commission adopted on 17 September an action plan to help upgrade ...
WWF: Major international agreement to fight illegal fishing supports EU efforts
WWF welcomes the entry into force of the Port State Measures Agreement (PSMA) today as a huge step in the global fight to eliminate illegal fishing. The ...
EU agrees deep-sea fish quotas for 2017-18
The EU Council agreed Monday on total allowable catches and quotas for deep-sea stocks in the EU and international waters in the North-East Atlantic for 2017 ...
Member states agree EU fishing quotas for next year
EU fisheries ministers reached agreement Wednesday on 2017 catch limits for the main commercial fish stocks in the Atlantic, the North Sea and international ...
EU announces emergency measures to save east Baltic cod
The EU Commission announced emergency measures to save the eastern Baltic cod stock from impending collapse Tuesday, banning commercial fishing for cod in most ...
Map of fishing areas in the EU
There are seven Regional Advisory Councils under the CFP. Five are based on geographically and biologically coherent zones. The two others are based on the ...
Fish companies
Fish companies in Europe
Parliament fights overfishing by voting to reform subsidies
Greenpeace cautiously welcomed today's decision by the European Parliament to cap subsidies for the modernisation of the EU fishing fleet and to reject ...
Blue Growth is the long term strategy to support sustainable growth in the marine and maritime sectors as a whole. It recognises that seas and oceans are ...
Dams have had their day: EU governments must ramp up ambition on their removal
World Fish Migration Day - which takes place on 21 April - is a day to celebrate the incredible journey migratory fish undertake to mate. But many never reach ...
EU proposes to curb subsidies causing overfishing in WTO countries
The European Union called for WTO talks on fishery subsidies Monday to combat the depletion of fish stocks and the devastation of natural habitats.
EU fight against illegal, unreported and unregulated fishing
In its fight against illegal fishing activities worldwide, the European Commission proposed on 14 October to ban imports of fisheries products from Sri Lanka ...
Bluefin tuna fishing season 2015
The main Bluefin Tuna fishing season runs from 26 May to 24 June; this is when large vessels, purse seiners, are allowed to fish for Bluefin tuna in the ...
Plunder continues as EU fisheries ministers tinker around the edges of reform
European fisheries ministers meeting in Brussels to discuss the reform of EU fishing rules are expected to ignore the critical imbalance between the bloated ...
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