Environmental lawyers warn that today’s European Parliament vote approving a new fisheries plan for waters off western Europe will jeopardise restoring fish stocks to sustainable levels.
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A coalition of environmental organisations have today launched a roadmap for the Spanish seafood industry to increase responsible sourcing in its supply chain.
Environmental organisations ClientEarth and Our Fish have welcomed a decision by the European Commission to follow-up on infringement proceedings against Denmark for failing to properly control fishing practices.
Overfishing remains a key concern for Europe’s seas, after EU fishing ministers again set fishing quotas that disregard scientific advice and the law.
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- Post-2020 EMFF joint NGO letter on data collection, monitoring, control and enforcement
- Joint NGO letter on ring-fencing for marine protection
- Joint NGO position on Western Waters MAP trilogue agreement
- Joint NGO letter to MEPs on EU aid for extraordinary and permanent cessation of fishing activities
- Recommendations from NGOs to the Spanish seafood supply chain
- Recomendaciones de las ONG a la Industria de la cadena de suministro
- EFCA factsheet
- Small-scale fisheries factsheet
- Joint NGO letter to MEPs on the reintroduction of harmful subsidies for fleet renewal and vessel modernisation
- Reply from the French authorities to ClientEarth’s access to information request on the implementation of the EU Fisheries Control Regulation
- French national charter for fisheries control
- Report concerning the Danish Ministry of Foreign Affairs’ management of support from the European Maritime and Fisheries Fund (EMFF) in the period 2014-2017