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Will 2016 see the end of the EU’s bycatch blues?

Tue, 09/02/2016
Policy reform and new funding were marred by weak fisheries management plans, but we’re still optimistic. Here’s why.

What's next for EU biodiversity?

Mon, 11/01/2016
Juncker’s long “to-do-list” to save Europe’s nature.

No deal to protect the seas, EU wrangles over...

Tue, 15/12/2015
What we took from the sea this year: a look back at Europe's fishy marine dealings in 2015.

All aboard for sustainable fisheries!

Tue, 14/05/2013
On Monday 13th May, the day of the opening of the EU Fisheries Council in Brussels, BirdLife Europe together with other NGOs, politicians, fishermen and chefs joined forces to stop overfishing and preserve our oceans in the campaign All Aboard!

EU plan launched to halt seabird killing in...

Fri, 16/11/2012
On Friday 16 November, after a 12 year long campaign by BirdLife Europe, the European Commission has finally launched an EU Plan of Action to reduce seabird bycatch, the incidental deaths of seabirds ensnared in fishing gears.

Stand up against overfishing – call for...

Thu, 14/06/2012
At the occasion of this year’s European Fish Weeks (June 8 – August 31), BirdLife Europe, Greenpeace, Oceana, WWF and Oceans 2012 have produced a short animation explaining the problem of overfishing, the damages it causes to wildlife and ecosystems, and its consequences for our long term food security. It also highlights the opportunity to end it. Add your voice to our call for sustainable EU fisheries!

Official report confirms massive misuse of EU...

Mon, 12/12/2011
On Monday 12 December, the EU Court of Auditors published a report damning costly failures to eliminate overfishing in Europe.

Damanaki unveils plan to save European fish and...

Wed, 13/07/2011
BirdLife Europe has welcomed Commissioner Damanaki’s proposal for the new Common Fisheries Policy setting a framework for EU fisheries management after 2012.