Transparency

30 Jul
2020

Introduction In a matter of months, the COVID-19 pandemic has created a global public health crisis unprecedented in scale. It has fundamentally changed the lives and daily interactions of billions of people and has highlighted important questions about society’s relationship with the planet, our dependence on natural resources and the sustainability of current systems of […]

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13 Jul
2020

Source: WWF WWF reveals evidence of widespread illegal fishing in 11 Mediterranean Multiple species of sharks and rays, some of them critically endangered, are being illegally caught on a regular basis in the Mediterranean Sea, evidence obtained by WWF reveals. These activities are proof of Member States’ failure to enforce and comply with  EU fisheries […]

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30 Apr
2020

Source: The Pew Charitable Trusts On World Tuna Day, experts discuss effect on supply chain, sustainability, fisheries management and consumers The global tuna fishing industry is among the many sectors enduring major impacts from the COVID-19 pandemic. Tunas hold enormous cultural, ecological and economic significance around the world and thus must be managed sustainably, which […]

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23 Apr
2020

Source: Euronews The ongoing revision of the Fisheries Control Regulation provides a crucial opportunity to remove the continuing veil of secrecy that shrouds member states’ efforts to control their fishing fleet and that has allowed infringements of EU law to go unpunished. The EU is the largest market for seafood products in the world. Not […]

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27 Feb
2020

Source: The University of British Columbia More than eight million to 14 million tonnes of unreported fish catches are traded illicitly every year, costing the legitimate market between $9 billion and $17 billion in trade each year, according to new UBC research. In a paper published in Science Advances, researchers from the Fisheries Economics Research Unit and the Sea […]

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