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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.

European Parliament makes the right move for...

Thu, 09/04/2015

The European Parliament has made a move to stop overfishing in

Help end overfishing in Europe by painting a fish...

Thu, 17/01/2013
BirdLife Europe encourages you to paint a fish online and send it to your MEPs with a message to halt overfishing in Europe. Help out by sending your personal fish drawing and by spreading the word!

BirdLife Europe calls on MEPs to design a...

Tue, 13/11/2012
From 6 to 8 November, Birdlife Europe raised the awareness of Members of the European Parliament (MEP) on overfishing in Europe through an exhibition stand in the European Parliament. The exhibition was organised together with Greenpeace, Oceana, WWF and Ocean2012 and aimed at encouraging MEPs to vote for sustainable fisheries on 18 December.

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.

The EU must reform fisheries and farm policies if...

Tue, 03/05/2011
BirdLife welcomes the new EU Biodiversity strategy to reverse the decline of biodiversity and ecosystems by 2020.