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

  • Improving EU Fisheries Control system through harmonised sanctions and more transparency

    The EU Fisheries Control System is currently undergoing a revision process: the proposal from the European Commission has been published in May 2018 and both the Council and the European Parliament are currently working on this file.

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    European lawmakers take historic stand against throwaway plastics

    The European Parliament has advanced the push to protect people and the environment from plastic pollution.

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    Sustainable fishing at risk after catastrophic European Union vote

    The health of Europe’s fisheries in the north-east Atlantic is at stake after a European Parliament committee decided today to postpone the recovery of fish stocks in that area.

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    European port fee change needed to stop dumping at sea

    Legal experts are calling on the European Parliament to support plans for ports to charge a fixed fee to manage waste from incoming ships, to remove the incentive for operators to dump at sea.

  • “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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