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Commissioner Vella at UN Environment Assembly ‘Towards a Pollution-free Planet’ in Kenya, 4-5 December

Commissioner Vella at UN Environment Assembly ‘Towards a Pollution-free Planet’ in Kenya, 4-5 December

| December 5, 2017 | 0 Comments

Environment, Maritime Affairs and Fisheries Commissioner Karmenu Vella is leading the EU Delegation at the third meeting of the UN Environment Assembly (UNEA). It is focusing on the fight against pollution, and taking place at United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) Headquarters in Nairobi from 4-6 December, bringing together environment ministers, civil society and business from […]

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Commission proposes deep-sea #fishing opportunities ensuring the sustainable exploitation of vulnerable species

Commission proposes deep-sea #fishing opportunities ensuring the sustainable exploitation of vulnerable species

Commission proposes fishing opportunities for deep-sea fish stocks in the EU and international waters in the North-East Atlantic. The European Commission has today, October 6, proposed fishing opportunities for deep-sea fish stocks in the EU and international waters in the North-East Atlantic for 2017-2018. Deep-sea fisheries account for about 1% of all fish caught in […]

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#Thailand EU warns Thailand ‘dramatic improvement’ needed for seafood sector

#Thailand EU warns Thailand ‘dramatic improvement’ needed for seafood sector

| January 13, 2016 | 0 Comments

By Martin Banks Thailand has been warned to expect an import ban on fisheries products to the EU unless there is a “dramatic improvement” in addressing problems in the sector.   However, a deadline given to the Thai junta to comply with international fishing regulations has been extended. The EU had warned that failure to take […]

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Bluefin tuna fishing season 2015: EU benefits from recovery of stock

Bluefin tuna fishing season 2015: EU benefits from recovery of stock

The main Bluefin Tuna fishing season runs from 26 May to 24 June; this is when large vessels, purse seiners, are allowed to fish for Bluefin tuna in the Mediterranean and Eastern Atlantic. This year, for the first time since the establishment of the Bluefin tuna recovery plan in 2006, there is a marked increase […]

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29 September commissioners-designate hearings: Malmström, Vella, Mimica, Oettinger

29 September commissioners-designate hearings: Malmström, Vella, Mimica, Oettinger

| September 30, 2014 | 0 Comments

For full details of yesterday’s (29 September) hearings, click here.

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