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12 June 2018 - More money more problems - Commission chooses harmful subsidies and less paperwork over saving the environment 

Today, the European Commission released its proposal for the European Maritime and Fisheries Fund (EMFF). The Commission removes “red tape” and in the process weakens its environmental ambitions and removes safeguards to prevent Member States from subsiding overfishing. Harmful subsidies are now even more easily accessible, putting the already at risk marine life in higher threat.

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"All for One, One for All", the famous motto of Alexandre Dumas’ rip-roaring masterpiece ‘The Three Musketeers’ (1844), was one we happily adapted for our brightest moment of 2016, and one of our greatest victories in decades – the safeguarding of the EU’s signature nature laws, the Birds & Habitats Directives.  



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