New treaty bans commercial fishing in the Arctic for 16 years

By |februar 15th, 2019|Arctic, arctic ocean, Biodiversity, fishing, News, unregulated fishing|

The EU and nine other countries approved an international deal on Thursday (14 February), set to protect an area of the Arctic high seas from unregulated commercial fishing. The agreement aims to reduce the environmental impact of commercial fishing by banning it for 16 years as agreed by the EU and other countries.