Oceans

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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

  • 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.

  • fish swimming

    Widespread overfishing continues as new Commission report overstates progress

    A report released today by the European Commission paints a misleadingly positive impression of progress towards sustainable fishing.

  • Blue fishing rope for story saying UK withdrawal from share waters agreement could be disastrous for fishing industry

    Withdrawal from shared waters agreement leaves questions for future of UK fisheries

    The UK has announced it is pulling out of an agreement that lets foreign boats fish in UK waters. This could be disastrous for the UK fishing industry.

  • “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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