overfishing

28 Nov
2019

Source: Oceana The European Parliament officially approved today the new European Commission, which will make fighting climate change one of its top priorities. To mitigate climate change, Oceana calls upon the new Commission to ensure ocean restoration and protection are fully integrated into the European Green Deal. The new Commission is expected to start its five-year […]

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1 Nov
2019

Source: Oceana Oceana urges Mediterranean countries to preserve young and undersized fish in the Mediterranean in order to restore fish stocks of the world’s most overfished sea. As FAO’s General Fisheries Commission for the Mediterranean (GFCM) is to meet in Athens next week, Oceana calls for all new management plans to protect spawning and breeding grounds (Essential […]

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16 Jul
2019

Source: The Guardian Charity accuses government agencies of ignoring ‘rampant’ rule-breaking in industry, and encourages whistleblowers A website for whistleblowers to expose illegal or unethical practices in the fishing industry has been launched by a charity campaigning to end overfishing in European Union waters. “Fishyleaks” has been set up by Our Fish to provide an anonymous and […]

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9 Jul
2019

Source: The Maritime Executive July 9 is European Fish Dependence Day, the moment when the E.U. has used up all its own seafood resources and must rely entirely on imports for the rest of the year to meet demand.  This year it falls about a whole month earlier than in 2000. Illegal fishing and over-fishing […]

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