Controlling and sanctioning EU fisheries lawbreaking has improved over the last decade – but more must be done to comply with the law, EU auditors said today.
New rules governing fishing must be in line with EU environment laws to protect sensitive marine species and habitats.
Responsible investment is a key impetus for a sustainable seafood industry, and investors are increasingly expected to use their finances responsibly. How can they do this?
Over 80% of seafood in supermarkets is now labelled and sourced responsibly, after a 2011 study found that shops were potentially misleading customers with sustainability claims on their fish.
Sanctions for fishing violations are inconsistent and toothless, according to a major report released today by the European Commission.
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