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#NorthSeaCod fisheries: MEPs end time-at-sea limits

#NorthSeaCod fisheries: MEPs end time-at-sea limits

| November 22, 2016 | 0 Comments

North Sea cod fishermen will be able to land every catch – not just cod – more easily following Parliament’s green light on Tuesday (22 November). The updated regulation will remove limits on the number of days a vessel can spend in a fishing area and thus remove all obstacles to complying with the landing […]

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International community takes first step for depleted Mediterranean #Swordfish

International community takes first step for depleted Mediterranean #Swordfish

| November 22, 2016 | 0 Comments

The International Commission for the Conservation of Atlantic Tunas (ICCAT) has today (22 November) finalized its one-week long negotiations between 51 countries. ICCAT has finally agreed on a recovery plan for the severely depleted Mediterranean swordfish, which has been overfished for over 30 years. The plan includes a modest reduction of catches and the adoption […]

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Commission proposes deep-sea #fishing opportunities ensuring the sustainable exploitation of vulnerable species

Commission proposes deep-sea #fishing opportunities ensuring the sustainable exploitation of vulnerable species

Commission proposes fishing opportunities for deep-sea fish stocks in the EU and international waters in the North-East Atlantic. The European Commission has today, October 6, proposed fishing opportunities for deep-sea fish stocks in the EU and international waters in the North-East Atlantic for 2017-2018. Deep-sea fisheries account for about 1% of all fish caught in […]

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#Fisheries: New plan in the Baltic Sea to grant stability of fishing catches

#Fisheries: New plan in the Baltic Sea to grant stability of fishing catches

A first step towards more stability and predictability of fish stocks in European seas has been made following today’s adoption by the European Parliament’s Fisheries Committee of a multiannual plan for cod, herring and sprat stocks in the Baltic Sea. The legislation paves the way for the stability of catches thus giving better opportunities to […]

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#Overfishing: Parliament votes on agreements to support fish stocks

#Overfishing: Parliament votes on agreements to support fish stocks

| April 19, 2016 | 0 Comments

Fish are not only tasty and nutritious, but also increasingly at risk. Overfishing is causing fish stocks to drop around the world. The EU aims to promote sustainable fishing in Europe as part of its common fisheries policy. This week Parliament’s fisheries committee votes on important agreements with Liberia and Mauritania and looks at how […]

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#Fisheries: “Baltic Plan” gives hope to seabirds but fails to end overfishing

#Fisheries: “Baltic Plan” gives hope to seabirds but fails to end overfishing

Yesterday (16 March 2016) the European Parliament, the Council and the European Commission finalized the negotiations on the multi-annual plan for the management of the Baltic Sea cod, sprat and herring stocks – the so-called “Baltic Plan”. The “Baltic Plan” is the first plan under the European Commission’s Common Fisheries Policy (CFP) which aims to […]

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#Eurostat: Statistical book on agriculture, forestry and fishery – statistical portrait of agriculture in EU

#Eurostat: Statistical book on agriculture, forestry and fishery – statistical portrait of agriculture in EU

| February 18, 2016 | 0 Comments

In the European Union, the member state recently contributing the most to the value of agricultural production was France (accounting for 18% of the EU total), followed at a distance by Germany (14%), Italy (13%), Spain (10%), the United Kingdom (8%), the Netherlands (7%) and Poland (5%). Together, these seven member states represent around three-quarters […]

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