Beginning on 8 March, the European Parliament will debate and vote on proposed revisions to the fisheries Control Regulation, which determines how fishing activities in the EU are controlled.
The Members of the European Parliament can set Europe on the right track towards a more sustainable seafood system by voting for four key measures:
- Mandate the use of onboard cameras to make EU fisheries truly sustainable
- Keep track of unwanted catches, including of protected and sensitive species
- Ensure that all the fish we catch are accounted for
- Shine a light on how Member States manage our fisheries resources
Their vote offers the opportunity to contribute to a post-pandemic recovery that is more aligned with the balance of nature and can empower citizens to make better informed and more responsible seafood purchases.
The sustainability of Europe’s seafood hangs in the balance.