The commercial foodservice industry in the UK has been urged to use its “massive purchasing power” to source seafood sustainably and align its standards with the rest of the industry.
The vaquita is a rare species of porpoise. Once 700 strong, there are only 30 left and they will soon be extinct.
New fishing rules proposed today by MEPs are a huge blow to sustainable fishing in the EU, because of their total lack of concrete targets and legal deadlines.
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.
A report released today by the European Commission paints a misleadingly positive impression of progress towards sustainable fishing.