Public pressure during the reform of Europe’s fisheries management law showed that citizens want an end to wasteful fishing practices. The new European Common Fisheries Policy is a huge step towards this. However, it’s essential that key legal measures are implemented and enforced effectively with quotas set at sustainable, precautionary levels based on the available science; ending discards; developing long-term regional management plans and improving the collection and reporting of scientific data.

Sustainable Seafood

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    UK support helps new Hong Kong Sustainable Seafood Coalition to launch

    Following the success of the Sustainable Seafood Coalition (SSC) in the UK, the launch of the Hong Kong Sustainable Seafood Coalition (HKSSC) demonstrates how the collaborative model can be replicated around the world.

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    Sustainable Seafood Coalition agrees to modern slavery statement

    Businesses in the UK’s Sustainable Seafood Coalition have agreed on commitments that recognise the risk of modern slavery and social responsibility in their supply chains.

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    Spanish seafood industry ‘should work together’ towards sustainability

    ClientEarth is urging the Spanish seafood industry, one of Europe’s largest, to work together for a more sustainable and responsible supply chain.

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    UK foodservice companies urged to improve seafood sustainability sourcing

    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.

  • Team

  • Paloma Colmenarejo, Spanish Sustainable Seafood Project Coordinator

    Paloma Colmenarejo

  • Elisabeth Druel

  • Quentin Marchais

  • Nieves Noval, Lawyer/Juriste, Sustainable Seafood, ClientEarth

    Nieves Noval

  • IMage of Flaminia Tacconi, lenvironmental lawyer at ClientEarth

    Flaminia Tacconi

  • Oliver Tanqueray, ClientEarth

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