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MEPs fall for the siren song of deep-sea fishing industry

Press release | November 4, 2013 at 13:30

Brussels – Greenpeace has criticised the outcome of today’s vote in the European Parliament on deep-sea fishing as inadequate to protect fragile deep-sea ecosystems from the destructive impacts of bottom trawling and deep-sea gillnetting. The...

Commission calls for ban of destructive deep-sea fishing in the Northeast Atlantic

Press release | July 19, 2012 at 16:49

Brussels – Greenpeace welcomed a plan presented by the European Commission today to ban some of the most environmentally damaging fishing practices, under a review of EU rules governing deep-sea fishing in the Northeast and Central Atlantic. The...

CFP rot

Background | November 1, 2011 at 16:06

Greenpeace investigations have uncovered major fishy scandals involving illegal and destructive fishing, funded by European taxpayers' money. The reform of EU fisheries policy is the last chance to stop the rot and save our seas!

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