Marine protection and fishing

Vote on the Fisheries Control Regulation

The European Parliament’s Committee on Fisheries today voted on an amendment of the Fisheries Control Regulation. While improvements were made on vessel monitoring systems and customer protection, there were setbacks in the context of margins of tolerance and data collection.

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Marine protection and fishing

We need more fish in the seas!

Over 80% of fish stocks in the Mediterranean and nearly 40% in the Atlantic are overexploited and climate change and pollution have a severe effect on marine biodiversity. We need ambitious measures for our seas!

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Marine protection and fishing

Agreement on Fishing Opportunities for 2021 in AGRIFISH Council

At the meeting of the Agriculture and Fisheries Council, the EU Fisheries Ministers reached an agreement on the fishing opportunities for 2021 in certain areas of Atlantic and North Sea, Mediterranean and Black Seas as well as for certain deep-sea stocks.

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Marine protection and fishing

Climate change is a danger to our oceans

Climate change effects pose a great threat to the oceans. Its effects are wide-reaching and long-lasting, and it is likely many of them are on an irreversible…

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Marine protection and fishing

The fisheries sector and the Coronavirus pandemic: solving the crisis, thinking about tomorrow's fisheries.

- A position paper by the Greens/EFA members of the European Parliament's Committee on Fisheries -

The fisheries sector is heavily impacted by the pandemic

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Marine protection and fishing

Let's save our oceans!

Oceans play a crucial role for our life on Earth and we need decisive action to protect them from the effects of climate change, pollution and destructive…

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Marine protection and fishing

Stop financing overfishing. Protect our marine life!

Every seven years, in parallel with the discussions on the EU budget, the European Parliament and the European Council also agree upon the budget for the…

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Marine protection and fishing

EU governments must continue sea rescue and agree on fair allocation of asylum seekers

The European Union will no longer rescue any refugees in the Mediterranean following the suspension of the European rescue mission Operation Sophia. The move…

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Marine protection and fishing

Hungary: Fidesz suspended from EPP

The European People's Party (EPP) have just voted to suspend Fidesz, the Hungarian party of Prime Minister Viktor Orbán, from their pan-European party.

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Marine protection and fishing

Climate debate: A transition to a climate friendly economy is possible now

Members of the European Parliament will debate strategies against climate change this morning. Every week more and more young people go on climate strike…

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Marine protection and fishing

European Public Prosecutor's Office: European Parliament committees support Kovesi for European Chief Prosecutor

Today, the European Parliament's Civil Liberties, Justice and Home Affairs (LIBE) committee voted on the candidates for the European Public Prosecutor's Office…

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Marine protection and fishing

Future of Europe: Spanish government must push for social and green Europe

At the occasion of the Future of Europe debate in the European Parliament with the Spanish Prime Minister Pedro Sánchez, the Presidents of the Greens/EFA group,…

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