Oceans

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

oceans

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

  • EU watchdog piles pressure on the Council over fishing quota transparency following our complaint

    The EU Ombudsman has demanded the Council of the European Union release more information on fishing quota negotiations between governments.

  • Man hauling in fishing net

    France, Denmark and Spain fail to enforce ban on fish discards – new reports

    France, Denmark and Spain are failing to enforce the EU ban on fish discards, threatening European fish stocks and the health of our ocean.

  • IUU fishing is one of the greatest threats to marine biodiversity:

    Spain should continue to tackle illegal fishing – other EU member states must follow.

    ClientEarth legal experts have produced a briefing for European policy makers outlining the importance of imposing significant deterrent sanctions and penalties against citizens and organisations that have taken part in illegal, unreported and unregulated (IUU) fishing activities.

  • We call on European Commission to take legal action over huge number of whale and dolphin deaths

    Today, we have jointly called on the European Commission to take legal action against 15 EU governments for failing in their legal duty to protect whales, dolphins and porpoises in the North East Atlantic from capture in fishing nets.

  • “At ClientEarth I can be proud of the impact of my work. Knowing that I will be furthering the goals of an organisation which drives bold and positive changes to the ways in which we treat our planet is a real privilege.”

    Oliver Tanqueray
    Sustainable Seafood Coalition Coordinator

    Oliver Tanqueray, ClientEarth

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