When will Denmark stop overfishing and start enforcing the rules?

By |oktober 12th, 2018|common fisheries policy, Denmark, EU fishing, fish, fishing quotas, News, overfishing|

Denmark has become the worst perpetrator of Baltic overfishing over the last years, putting in serious danger entire species, such as the Baltic’s iconic cod, warns Rebecca Hubbard.

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Ireland emerges as big winner of fisheries Council

By |december 13th, 2017|common fisheries policy, eel, Eel Regulation, EU Council, fishing limits, fishing quotas, Ireland, News, overfishing|

Fisheries ministers pulled an all-nighter to reach an agreement on fishing limits for 2018, giving Ireland more a €20m windfall. The Council says progress has been made to achieve sustainable management of fish stocks but NGOs say the new limits are above scientific advice. And the industry was caught gate-crashing, again.

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Council and Parliament agree on ‘flexible’ fishing limits for North Sea

By |december 8th, 2017|by-catch, CFP, common fisheries policy, discard ban, EU Council, fisheries agreement, fishing quotas, landing obligation, News, overfishing, sustainable fishing|

EU member states and Norway reached a preliminary agreement with the European Parliament late on Thursday night (7 December) on fishing limits in the North Sea ahead of next week's Fisheries Council.

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EU fishermen weigh in on Brexit tug-of-war

By |oktober 25th, 2017|European Single Market, fishing, fishing quotas, News, overfishing|

On Monday (23 October) 60 coastal communities from nine EU countries called on EU negotiators to secure EU fishermen’s interests in Brexit talks, as the UK seeks to take fisheries out of the final deal.

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All fish sold in the EU must be of high standard

By |oktober 5th, 2017|EU fishing, fishing quotas, import controls, News, Our Ocean, overishing, SDGs, sustainable developmentgoals|

The European Commission needs to work out more effective rules to ensure that only fish meeting high social and environmental standards can enter the EU market, as well as a better implementation of the EU control regime in general, argue Linnéa Engström and Javier Garat.

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Fishing for trouble: How Europe is losing money by overfishing

By |september 26th, 2017|common fishing policy, Council of the European Union, fish stocks, fishing quotas, News, overfishing, quotas|

Replenishing Europe’s fishing stocks could create thousands of jobs and boost the EU's GDP by €4.9 billion per year, a new study says, but environmental activists warn that governments lack the political will to implement EU guidelines on sustainable fishing.

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EU fishing boats can operate in UK waters after Brexit, says Gove

By |avgust 4th, 2017|Denmark, fishing quotas, Michael Gove, News, United Kingdom|

The UK's environment minister has told the Danish fishing industry that boats from EU countries will still be able to operate in British waters after Brexit, as the UK does not have enough capacity to catch and process all its fish alone. EURACTIV's pa...

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