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#Oceana: EU’s external fishing fleet to become the most transparent, accountable and sustainable globally following legal reform

#Oceana: EU’s external fishing fleet to become the most transparent, accountable and sustainable globally following legal reform

Oceana, Environmental Justice Foundation and WWF have welcomed a new regulation announced yesterday governing the European Union’s extensive external fishing fleet, which operates across the globe and is responsible for 28% of the EU’s total fish catches. After almost two years of negotiations, more than 23,000 vessels will need to follow the same sustainability standards, […]

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Europe still missing €42 billion to help reach global poverty goals

Europe still missing €42 billion to help reach global poverty goals

On 8 April, Oxfam celebrated news that donors had increased their development aid spending, but most of Europe’s wealthiest governments still fail to meet promises designed to alleviate global poverty and slash economic inequality. The worldwide development organization was responding to today’s release of 2013 overseas aid figures by the OECD, which show a small […]

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