Illegal ‘shark finning’ under the European flag

By |december 19th, 2017|angelo primero, baz, fisheries agreement, fisheries partnership agreement, fisheries policy, News, sao tome and principe, shark finning|

EU legislation prohibits so-called "shark finning", the separation of shark fins with subsequent disposal of the animal in the sea. Nevertheless, ships sailing under the European flag in African waters violate these laws – and have little to fear from the EU. EURACTIV Germany reports.