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European fisheries - size does matter!

Blog entry by Hanne Lyng Winter | 19 January, 2012

On the 1st of January 2012, the EU presidency passed from Poland to Denmark; at the same time the reform of the European Common Fishery Policy entered a crucial phase, the final stage of the reform which should result in a new...

How big is yours?

Blog entry by Saskia Richartz | 14 December, 2011 1 comment

No, not that. Your fishing fleet… how big is your fishing fleet? No idea? It seems that European governments don’t know either. That’s quite a problem when size is at the heart of our overfishing problems. I’ve just come back from a...

EU: Scrap overfishing now!

Image | 13 December, 2010 at 12:03

13 December 2010 - Belgium. A model of a destructive fishing trawler is symbolically decommissioned in Brussels while EU ministers meet to agree fishing quotas. They have consistently set fishing quotas above levels recommended by scientists. We...

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