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Risky Business

Publication | April 17, 2015 at 12:30

This briefing looks at how overfishing and changes in EU fisheries laws affect the investment environment in fishing and seafood sectors.

Less talk, more action on global overfishing

Press release | March 14, 2014 at 9:52

Brussels – Ministers from some of the world’s largest fishing powers, including the EU, the US and Japan, gathered at a high-level international conference in Greece, reiterated commitments to reduce global fishing capacity and to ensure...

Ocean Inquirer issue 4

Publication | September 28, 2012 at 13:06

In this issue 4th issue of Ocean Inquirer, Greenpeace exposes how a ruthless rush for sardines and anchovies has been driving their depletion.

Three months to phase-out overfishing

Publication | October 10, 2014 at 9:00

As usual for this time of year, EU fisheries ministers are about to start haggling over fishing limits. Starting next week, the Fisheries Council will be deciding on the total allowable catches for most fish stocks in European waters for 2015/2016.

EU fisheries ministers fail to end overfishing

Press release | December 16, 2014 at 23:13

Brussels – Commenting on the outcome of the fisheries Council today, Greenpeace EU fisheries policy director Saskia Richartz said: “It is unacceptable that many of the fishing quotas agreed today fail to end overfishing. Ministers gave no...

Monster boats nov 2014

Publication | November 3, 2014 at 18:37


Joint NGO letter to EU fisheries ministers on fisheries reform and stock recovery

Publication | April 11, 2013 at 10:00

As negotiations on the reform of the European Union's Common Fisheries Policy enter the final stage, over 200 groups from civil society are calling on EU fisheries ministers to support an end to overfishing and the speedy restoration of fish stocks.

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).

Ministers set course for another decade of overfishing

Press release | June 13, 2012 at 12:28

EU fisheries ministers meeting in Luxembourg have backed a damaging common approach to the reform of EU fishing rules that could allow overfishing to continue for at least another decade, said Greenpeace.

Cracking down on illegal and destructive fishing

Blog entry by Celia Ojeda Martinez and Ariana Densham | March 23, 2015

Between  €9 - €23bn worldwide is lost every year to illegal fishing , much of it driven by organized crime. Before legislation came into force in 2011, an estimated €1.1bn worth of illegal fishing products was imported into the EU. ...

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