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December 21, 2017

Red flags for EU fishing quotas

Ahead of the December Council meeting at which quotas for the Northeast Atlantic and North Sea are set, The Fisheries Secretariat along with Seas At Risk, The Pew Charitable Trusts, ClientEarth and Oceana provided a briefing to Ministers with recommendations for 16 stocks identified as being in environmentally poor condition and having been mismanaged. Ministers … Continued

December 21, 2017

WTO Agreement on Fisheries Subsidies!

Trade treaties with teeth are in practice often a major hurdle to environmental protection measures. Trade hawks routinely claim that this need not be so. Sometimes they say that governments are unnecessarily cautious. Another stock reply is that the solution is international environmental rules, giving everyone a level playing field.

December 19, 2017

Kicking the Can, Not Walking the Walk

The ink is hardly dry from this summer’s UN high level Ocean Conference, but the EU seems to have forgotten it already.

December 13, 2017

EU Fisheries Council 2018 agrees catch limits for the main commercial fish stocks in the Atlantic and North Sea

The EU Fisheries Council has agreed on a regulation setting the 2018 catch limits for the main commercial fish stocks in the Atlantic and North Sea. On 13 December 2017 after all-night negotiations, the Council reached a political agreement on a regulation concerning the 2018 fishing opportunities for the main commercial fish stocks in the Atlantic and … Continued

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