Fisheries news archive
€12.5 million illegal bluefin tuna trade exposes threat to sustainable fisheries in Europe
Investigation exposes extent of illegal fishing and trade that continues in European waters
World Food Day: Overfishing puts both fish and fisheries at risk
With 800 million people depending on fish for both food and income, a sustainable blue economy must ...
MEPs fight to curb plastic pollution but miss key opportunity on microplastics
The implementation of the single-use plastics directive and the concrete results it will achieve to ...
Fisheries Committee MEPs fail in legal obligations to fight overfishing
MEPs turn a blind eye to the legal obligation to achieve sustainable fisheries in EU seas by 2020
40 organisations call on Commissioners Vella and Malmström to uphold subsidies ban on new fishing vessels
40 environmental organisations call for the EC to uphold the current State Aid Guidelines to the ...
EU has little to report as UN meeting reviews progress on SDGs
The EU is relying on policy initiatives in particular areas. It needs to present an overarching SDG ...
Post-2020 funding for maritime and fisheries falls short of EU sustainability objectives
How will EU Member States achieve a level playing field and increase capacity in sustainable ...
Plastic pollution in Mediterranean Sea threatens the health of our ocean
Record levels of pollution from microplastics are threatening marine species, fisheries activities ...
Lack of public debate jeopardises new rules to control fishing activities and seafood traceability in EU
The EU and its Member States have a responsibility to prevent the sale of illegal seafood products ...
WWF applauds European Commission plastics proposal
Reducing single-use plastic in EU and discharge of fishing gear into our ocean