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Strong laws can protect our seas and the people who depend on them

oceans

Strong laws can protect our seas and the people who depend on them

oceans

Strong laws can protect our seas and the people who depend on them

  • Close up of blue and white fishing net for story saying New North Sea fisheries management plan confirms sustainability is a top priority

    New North Sea fisheries management plan confirms sustainability is a top priority

    Fisheries in the North Sea received a boost today, as European Parliament voted for catches to be sustainable at all times under a new management plan.

  • children playing on Welsh beach for story saying Welsh marine life threatened by lack of funding and political will - new report

    Welsh marine life threatened by lack of funding and political will – new report

    Vulnerable marine life in Welsh waters is at risk from lack of funding and political will in the Welsh government, according to a new report by a government body.

  • fish in net

    Member states due to lose €10 million a year in EU funding for fisheries enforcement

    Member states are not using the money from the EU to enforce CFP rules, like ensuring that only the allowed quantities of fish are caught. The EU is now proposing to reallocate these funds.  

  • shells

    EU Committee vote risks continued overfishing in North Sea

    The success of the EU Common Fisheries Policy could be under threat after the European Parliament’s fisheries committee voted on a proposed new plan for the North Sea today.

  • “Working for ClientEarth gives me a huge sense of hope. By combining law with science, and working with businesses, we will make a real difference to our seas at a time when action is critical.”

    Katie Miller
    Sustainable Seafood Coalition Coordinator

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