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Fisheries Council: Greenpeace calls on ministers to focus on fish stock recovery

Press release | December 17, 2013 at 9:30

Brussels – As EU fisheries ministers convene in Brussels today to discuss the 2014 fish quotas, Greenpeace is calling on them to honour their commitment to end overfishing by 2015 by limiting catches to sustainable levels. Ministers will agree...

Greenpeace exposes Spain's ocean destruction

Press release | May 3, 2010 at 0:00

With stocks collapsing in Europe, Spain’s fleet is now plundering waters as far away as Antarctica and Africa using European taxpayers’ money, according to a new Greenpeace report published today. The day before fisheries ministers gather in one...

200 activistes bloquent le conseil des ministres des pêches

Press release | December 17, 2007 at 0:00

Bruxelles, Belgium — Depuis ce matin 8h 30, 200 activistes provenant de 14 pays européens bloquent les 7 entrées du Conseil de l'Europe à Bruxelles, où devait se tenir la première journée du Conseil des Ministres pour se prononcer sur les Totaux...

Greenpeace ‘scraps’ destructive fishing trawler while ministers prepare next year’s...

Press release | December 13, 2010 at 0:00

Brussels, International — Today, Greenpeace activists symbolically decommissioned a destructive fishing trawler outside the EU Council building. Inside, EU fisheries ministers are negotiating 2011 fishing quotas and are expected to once again set...

Greenpeace shuts down EU fisheries meeting

Press release | December 17, 2007 at 0:00

Brussels, Belgium — Some 200 Greenpeace activists from 14 European countries this morning blocked the seven entrances to the building of the Council of the European Union where EU fisheries ministers were to gather for their annual meeting to...

Deux cents activistes arrêtés pendant Conseil

Press release | December 17, 2007 at 0:00

Bruxelles, Belgium — Près de 200 activistes de Greenpeace, originaires de 14 pays européens différents, ont bloqué aujourd'hui avec succès l'accès au bâtiment du Conseil de l'UE, où les ministres européens de la pêche doivent se réunir pour...

Governments allow destruction of fragile deep sea habitats

Press release | November 29, 2010 at 14:02

Brussels, International — Europe’s fisheries ministers will today set quotas for several deep sea fish species within the EU. ICES, the International Council for the Exploration of the Sea, which advises the EU on the status of fish stocks has...

EU fisheries ministers to discuss reform of fisheries policy

Press release | May 25, 2009 at 12:06

Brussels, Belgium — EU fisheries ministers meeting in Brussels today will discuss plans to radically overhaul the EU’s Common Fisheries Policy (CFP). The talks follow the publication by the European Commission last month of a green paper on the...

Fish for all – while stocks last

Press release | December 18, 2008 at 0:00

Brussels, Belgium — In what is traditionally the EU’s curtain call after a busy year of successful and less successful negotiations, European ministers have begun their annual pre-Christmas haggle over fishing quotas. Greenpeace calls for a...

European Fisheries Council: An Ocean of missed opportunity

Press release | December 19, 2007 at 0:00

Brussels, Belgium — Europe's fisheries ministers have once again missed an opportunity to respond to the fish stock crisis in Europe's seas by ignoring scientific advice to significantly cut fishing quotas, Greenpeace said today.

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