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Background information on countries implicated in IUU ruling

Press release | November 25, 2013 at 12:47

Today, 26 November 2013, the European Commission announced the blacklisting of three countries Belize, Cambodia and Guinea for failing to cooperate in the fight against illegal, unreported and unregulated (IUU) fishing. It further warned fishing...

Delivering on the promise of sustainable fishing

Publication | February 18, 2014 at 11:56

A Greenpeace briefing on the future of EU Common Fisheries Policy

Ministers flounder newly reformed EU fishing rules

Press release | October 13, 2014 at 21:59

Brussels - Today’s decision by the EU Fisheries Council on fishing quotas in the Baltic Sea violates the EU’s agreed objective of halting the overexploitation of stocks by 2015, said Greenpeace.

Exporting Exploitation

Publication | December 2, 2013 at 15:09

Sweden has operated a system of individual transferable quotas (ITQs) for its pelagic fleet since 2009, to reduce its fishing capacity by allowing fishermen to sell out and retire from unprofitable fishing operations. Since the introduction of...

EU agrees workable deal on fisheries reform to recover fish stocks and support...

Press release | May 30, 2013 at 10:11

Brussels – The EU has taken a leap towards a final deal on fisheries reform after almost two years of negotiations. Following late-night talks, Irish fisheries minister Simon Coveney, representing the Council of European ministers, and European...

Monster boats nov 2014

Publication | November 3, 2014 at 18:37

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Greenpeace lodges legal complaint against Dutch owners of super trawler for dumping 1...

Press release | March 28, 2013 at 20:01

Amsterdam – Greenpeace has lodged a legal complaint with the Dutch Food and Consumer Product Safety Authorities (NVWA) against the Dutch fishing company Parlevliet & Van Der Plas.

NGOs concerned over threats to block EU fisheries reform

Press release | April 30, 2013 at 19:05

Today, following a meeting with Irish fisheries minister and chair of the EU fisheries Council, Simon Coveney, European civil society and conservation groups expressed their concern about the threat of delays or the possible collapse of...

Why Europe's low impact fishermen should get more quotas

Blog entry by Nina Thuellen | January 27, 2015

During the last five years, hundreds of thousands of you joined us in calling on Europe's politicians to both protect our seas from overfishing and to create new laws that support fair and sustainable fishing. And together, we did...

Agreement on new fisheries fund does not reflect progressive EU reform

Press release | April 16, 2014 at 14:30

The European Parliament (EP) endorsed today an agreement on the European Maritime and Fisheries Fund (EMFF), which is the final step of the reform of the EU Common Fisheries Policy (CFP) (1).

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