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Fisheries Enforcement

  • European Commission warned harmful subsidies risk overfishing

    Lawyers are warning the European Commission not to allow harmful subsidies that could lead to overfishing.

  • Enforcement must be part of new EU proposal to target illegal fishing

    ClientEarth lawyers are calling for greater enforcement of sanctions against illegal fishing, following the release of the European Commission’s new fisheries control proposal.

  • Transparency is essential to assess if fisheries control laws are effectively implemented across the EU

    ClientEarth has filed two complaints against the European Commission to the European Ombudsman, asking for information on the implementation of the EU Fisheries Control Regulation.

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    Half-hearted sanctions against illegal fishing threaten Europe’s seas

    Countries across the EU are failing to punish illegal fishing activities and not enforcing fisheries laws properly, new research by ClientEarth finds today.

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