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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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World hunger falls, but 805 million still chronically undernourished

World hunger falls, but 805 million still chronically undernourished

| September 16, 2014 | 0 Comments

Around 805 million people in the world, or one in nine, suffer from hunger, according to a new UN report released today. The State of Food Insecurity in the World (SOFI 2014) confirmed a positive trend which has seen the number of hungry people decline globally by more than 100 million over the last decade […]

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