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EU fails to show leadership on marine conservation with weak plan for Atlantic fisheries, says #Oceana

EU fails to show leadership on marine conservation with weak plan for Atlantic fisheries, says #Oceana

| February 13, 2019

An ‘unambitous’ plan has been adopted by the European Parliament, for management of fisheries in the European waters of the Atlantic Ocean, says Oceana. Even though the Western Waters multi-annual plan (WWMAP) does set a long-term, regionalized framework for Atlantic fisheries, it lacks concrete measures on vital environmental issues such as protection of essential fish […]

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MEPs forget about legal deadline to achieve #SustainableFishing in all EU waters by 2020 #StopOverfishing #WWMAP #CFPreality

MEPs forget about legal deadline to achieve #SustainableFishing in all EU waters by 2020 #StopOverfishing #WWMAP #CFPreality

| October 11, 2018

MEPs have introduced changes that significantly weaken a plan to better manage fisheries in the European waters of the Atlantic Ocean. After a vote in the European Parliament, the Fisheries Committee voted to take a step backwards on sustainably managing the fishing grounds for eight major EU fishing countries and overlooked legal obligations under the […]

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European Commission’s #fisheries plan ignores sustainability of #AtlanticcEosystems

European Commission’s #fisheries plan ignores sustainability of #AtlanticcEosystems

| March 23, 2018

The European Commission’s proposal for a multi-annual fisheries plan for western waters is a missed opportunity to preserve Atlantic ecosystems, according to Oceana. The plan, released today, concerns stocks for fish living at the sea bottom or close to it, targeted by fleets from eight countries. Sustainable catch limits will only be set for 16 […]

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EU ministers decide to continue #overfishing in the Atlantic waters in 2018

EU ministers decide to continue #overfishing in the Atlantic waters in 2018

| December 14, 2017 | 0 Comments

The Agriculture and Fisheries Council (Agrifish) late Tuesday night (12 December) agreed on fishing limits for the Atlantic Ocean and the North Sea for 2018. The Council’s decision is based on the European Commission’s annual proposal for fishing limits which includes commercially important species, such as cod, hake, anglerfish, Norway lobster, sole, haddock, and horse mackerel. […]

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#Oceana calls on EU to recover Atlantic fisheries in 2018

#Oceana calls on EU to recover Atlantic fisheries in 2018

| November 8, 2017 | 0 Comments

EU catches from North-East Atlantic stocks could rise by 1.8 million tonnes a year, if we fished at sustainable levels and followed science, according to an Oceana study. On 7 November, the European Commission published its annual proposal on total allowable catches (TACs) in the Atlantic and the North Sea for 2018, which will be […]

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#Oceana regrets lack of decisive actions by EU to end overfishing in Mediterranean

#Oceana regrets lack of decisive actions by EU to end overfishing in Mediterranean

| February 11, 2016 | 0 Comments

Oceana is disappointed by the passive attitude shown by EU states that continues to postpone the EU’s duty to end overfishing by 2020. A high-level seminar on the state of fish stocks in the Mediterranean organized by the European Commission (DG MARE) and the Mediterranean Advisory Council (MEDAC) closed on 10 February in Catania, Sicily, […]

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