FrankfurterRundschau OpEd: For sustainable fishing

Date: 10 March 2021

Stella Nemecky, fisheries expert at WWF-Germany, and Steve Trent, Executive Director of the Environmental Justice Foundation, write for FrankfurterRundschau ahead of the European Parliament plenary vote on the revision of the EU fisheries control system. They summarise the EU Fisheries Control Coalition’s call to MEPs to support four specific measures in the vote:

  • mandatory use of Remote Electronic Monitoring
  • full reporting of incidental bycatch
  • accurate recording all fish that are caught
  • transparent reporting by Member States of how fishery resources are controlled

Read the full article here (in German).