In an open letter addressed to the three EU institutions, 24 NGOs call on the Council of the European Union, the Members of the European Parliament and the European Commission, to ensure that the revised EU Fisheries Control Regulation contributes to sustainable fisheries management that reduces the impact of fisheries on the marine environment and […]
Following today’s adoption of the EU AGRIFISH Council position on future fisheries controls, the EU Fisheries Control Coalition condemned the failure of ambition demonstrated by fisheries ministers. The Coalition urges fisheries ministers, the European Parliament and the European Commission, to make an urgent and determined effort during upcoming negotiations to ensure that fisheries management in […]
Undercurrent news summarises the key amendments the European Parliament’s Committee on the Environment (ENVI) voted in favour of on Friday, 11 September and looks ahead to the Fisheries Committee’s vote due later this autumn. Quotes from Vanya Vulperhorst, campaign director for illegal fishing and transparency at Oceana Europe, Katrin Poulsen, senior seafood policy officer at […]
Last year, New Zealand installed cameras on 20 fishing vessels in fishing areas of high risk of interaction with Māui dolphins, and began requiring electronic catch and position reporting for around 830 boats in the inshore fleet. Following this success, the government has announced that it is funding a detailed business case for the installation […]
Europa Azul presents a summary of the EU Fisheries Control Coalition’s work. It focuses on the Coalition’s ambition to secure sustainable seafood, as well as to ensure better support for small-scale and artisanal fishing. Click here to read the full article (in Spanish).