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News EU fisheries

Sea Alert 2015: The marine crisis continues

Tue, 15/12/2015
From overfishing to bycatch, invasive predators to pollution, seabirds are still under threat.

What's next for the EU2020 strategy to...

Mon, 12/10/2015
With only five years to go, here's what the EU and Member States need to do to prevent the further loss of species and ecosystems.

How the fishing sector and environmental NGOs...

Tue, 29/09/2015
The RSPB's Euan Dunn explains how it all began 20 years ago, when fishing became about more than just the fish.

Environment Committee sets the bar for an...

Wed, 09/05/2012
On 8th May, European Parliament's Committee on the Environment, Public Health and Safety has adopted a strong and progressive opinion on the Common Fisheries Policy reform. BirdLife Europe praises the members of the Committee for their strong stand on the CFP reform.

New EU fisheries fund: a shift towards...

Fri, 02/12/2011
The European Commission has made a step in retargeting EU fisheries subsidies towards sustainable fishing and supporting marine life and ecosystems, while increasing transparency and conditionality of the fund.

EU promises a greener future, but budget stays...

Thu, 30/06/2011
BirdLife Europe expresses disappointment with the European Commission’s proposal for Europe’s financial commitment after 2013. BirdLife now calls on Member States and the European Parliament to uphold on their environmental commitments and ensure that the EU will gear the next EU Budget towards a green economy.

New EU Biodiversity Strategy adopted

Wed, 18/05/2011
The European Commission has revealed its long awaited EU Biodiversity strategy, which sets out a blueprint for achieving the EU’s renewed biodiversity target.