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Murky Waters: hauling in the net on Europe’s high seas

Publication | February 1, 2006 at 0:00

This report presents some of the available data, exposing management and ownership links to Europe for 18 vessels in more detail. It stands to reason that from this information, one could verify which companies and/or countries are principally...

New proposed scheme to end discards discussed at European stakeholder meeting

Press release | May 3, 2011 at 17:38

Brussels – Greenpeace has criticised a new scheme proposed by some EU countries to tackle the mounting problem of discards, as stakeholders from the fishing industry and civil society meet in Brussels for a crucial discussion on the issue.

The case for a moratorium on high seas bottom trawl fishing

Publication | February 1, 2006 at 0:00


Joint statement of the Mauritanian actors and Greenpeace

Press release | September 8, 2013 at 13:00

We, actors of the Mauritanian fisheries sector, representative of the professional organizations and civil society, have jointly organized with Greenpeace Africa this Sunday, September 8th 2013 in Nouakchott, a workshop on the status of fisheries...

Marine reserves for the Mediterranean Sea

Publication | January 1, 2006 at 0:00

This Greenpeace report sets out the argument for the urgent establishment of a network of marine reserves across the Mediterranean Sea to safeguard its productivity, its marine life and its ecosystems for the many millions of people who rely on...

Greenpeace granite shield protects unique marine life

Press release | August 10, 2009 at 0:00

Greenpeace activists sailed into Swedish waters today and began placing up to 180 granite rocks (1), each weighing between 0.5 and 3 tonnes, on the seabed in order to prevent bottom trawling in areas listed for European Union protection.

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...

European fishermen must stop wasting fish

Press release | December 8, 2008 at 0:00

Brussels/Oslo, Belgium — With the European Union and Norway meeting in Oslo about to seal a new fisheries agreement, Greenpeace urges the EU to accept a Norwegian proposal to prohibit vessels from deliberately dumping unwanted fish overboard, a...

European Commission drags low in deep-sea protection

Press release | September 29, 2006 at 0:00

Brussels, Belgium — The European Commission statement published today on measures to protect deep-sea ecosystems from destructive fishing practices, including high seas bottom trawling, is inadequate and falls far behind international momentum...

The Baltic Sea - A Roadmap to Recovery

Publication | April 1, 2006 at 0:00

This report describes the poor environmental state of the Baltic Sea today and identifies thedevelopment of the European Marine Strategy, and the associated proposal for a Directive, as the key political process which could provide the means to...

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