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#DeepSeaFishing: European Parliament bans trawling below 800m in EU waters

#DeepSeaFishing: European Parliament bans trawling below 800m in EU waters

| December 13, 2016 | 0 Comments

The European Parliament today (13 December) approved a Regulation establishing new rules for fishing in the North-East Atlantic, including ALDE’s support for a total ban of bottom trawling below 800 meters in EU waters. The lack of a proper regulation and the development of industrial fisheries in the EU during the last decades led to […]

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