Fisheries news archive
Maritime Spatial Planning Directive needs strong environmental commitment
Brussels, 14th March 2013. Environmental NGOs have welcomed the proposal for a Directive on ...
Historic vote protects sharks and manta rays at CITES
Historic vote to regulate trade of several species of sharks and manta rays
Large numbers of threatened reef fish still traded
The humphead wrasse, a tropical reef fish, is still suffering from illegal and unreported ...
Fisheries Ministers remain unambitious on fisheries
Early this morning Fisheries Ministers adopted their position on the draft basic regulation of the ...
Victory as European Parliament votes for sustainable fisheries!
Strasbourg, France, 6 February 2013 - After a Committee vote in December that was praised by WWF as ...
Stop bankrupting our oceans: citizens, fishermen and industry call on Europe to make the right decision for the future of fish
Strasbourg, France: Citizens, fishermen, industry leaders and WWF urge Members of the European ...
Help save the world's smallest, rarest porpoise
In the upper part of Mexico's Gulf of California lives the world's smallest porpoise, the vaquita. ...
Great Barrier Reef Scorecard Highlights Risk to World Heritage Status
As part of their joint Fight for the Reef campaign, WWF-Australia and the Australian Marine ...
WWF calls on US Government to protect and restore pristine Philippine coral reef following navy ship grounding
On January 17, a US Navy minesweeping vessel became grounded on Tubbataha Reefs Natural Marine ...
Fishing for their future
In the face of large-scale commercial fishing and depleted stocks,the handline tuna fishermen of ...