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21
Jun

Source: Oceana
Author: Vanya Vulperhors
Yesterday’s agreement by EU bodies on a new regulation governing the European Union’s extensive external fishing fleet is a momentous step towards building sustainable fisheries globally and deserves wholehearted praise. Continue reading EU’s external fishing fleet to become the most transparent, accountable and sustainable globally following legal reform

20
Jun

Source: Environmental Justice Foundation
Author: EJF Staff

Responding to a recent article in the Phuket Gazette entitled “Thailand receives ranking upgrade combating IUU fishing” the Environmental Justice Foundation warns the Royal Thai Government still has a long-way to go to ensure the long-term sustainability of its fisheries.

Continue reading Thailand’s efforts to eradicate illegal fishing and seafood slavery remain inadequate

15
Jun

Source: Environmental Justice Foundation
Author: Victoria Mundy

Expert opinion provides clarity on member state legal obligations to control seafood imports under the European Union’s illegal fishing regulation – identifies breaches of EU law Continue reading Legal opinion has relevance for all EU member states regarding control of seafood imports, according to new commentary