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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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#NorthSea fisheries: MEPs back EU plan to sustain stocks of demersal species

#NorthSea fisheries: MEPs back EU plan to sustain stocks of demersal species

| May 31, 2018

A new EU multiannual plan to prevent overfishing of demersal species and thus offer North Sea fishing communities more security was approved by MEPs on Tuesday (29 May). The second multiannual fisheries plan under the new Common Fisheries Policy (CFP) – approved by 520 votes to 131, with 9 abstentions – will regulate the management […]

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#Oceana: EU fails to reach ambitious deal on management of North Sea fisheries

#Oceana: EU fails to reach ambitious deal on management of North Sea fisheries

| December 9, 2017 | 0 Comments

Despite an optimistic vote in September at plenary session in the European Parliament to end overfishing, the key three EU institutions failed to reach an ambitious deal in the final negotiations, that would have ensured truly sustainable management of North Sea fisheries. The North Sea Multi-Annual Plan (NSMAP) covers nearly one-third of all fish catches […]

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#NorthSea: A sustainable and profitable management plan for the region and its fishermen

#NorthSea: A sustainable and profitable management plan for the region and its fishermen

Today (3 August) the European Commission has proposed a multi-annual plan for demersal fish stocks in the North Sea. The proposal covers demersal fish stocks, i.e. fish that live and feed near the bottom of the sea, and aims to ensure that stocks are fished at sustainable levels. It will also bring decision-making closer to […]

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Agriculture and Fisheries Council, 13-14 October 2014

Agriculture and Fisheries Council, 13-14 October 2014

| October 13, 2014

The Agriculture and Fisheries Council meeting of October 2014 will take place in Luxembourg on 13-14 October 2014. The Commission will be represented by Maritime Affairs and Fisheries Commissioner Maria Damanaki and Agriculture and Rural Development Commissioner Dacian Ciolos. A press conference will be held at the end of the discussions on Monday late afternoon […]

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