EU fisheries

10 Feb

Illegal, unreported and unregulated (IUU) fishing depletes fish stocks, weakens economies, and undermines conservation and management efforts. It also jeopardises the livelihoods of the world’s most vulnerable communities and costs the global economy tens of billions of euros annually. Strengthening fisheries governance is urgently required to deliver the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals  agenda. Particularly […]

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16 Jul

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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25 May

Source & Author: EJF/Oceana* Many fish products sold on the EU market originate from fish caught under poor conditions, from a sustainability, hygiene, safety or labour perspective. Some products can be traced directly to fishing activities that are damaging to the environment or do not respect international social and labour rights; rules that are mandatory […]

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