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Media advisory: EU moves against illegal fishing; EU-Morocco Fisheries Agreement

Press release | November 25, 2013 at 19:59

Tuesday 26 November: releases first blacklisting of non-EU countries for failing to control illegal fishing Wednesday 27 November: European Parliament Fisheries Committee votes on EU-Morocco fisheries agreement

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...

European Parliament fails to ban destructive deep-sea fisheries and prevent overfishing

Press release | December 10, 2013 at 12:05

Brussels/Strasbourg – The European Parliament today rejected a phase-out of deep-sea bottom trawling and gillnetting, but endorsed other measures to reform some of the rules that govern deep-sea fishing. The Parliament also approved a fisheries...

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