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Ending “temporary cessation” for good – How an EU...

Wed, 23/09/2020
This report explores and demonstrates, how EU payments for “temporary cessation” of fishing are not only an ineffective management tool for reducing fishing effort, but also ineffective in supporting marine conservation efforts.

Not just a drop in the ocean

Thu, 15/11/2018
This winter we have a critical chance to change EU policy to better our seas. Their health is essential to us as a source of food, income and employment, but also in providing ecosystem services such as coastal protection and carbon sequestration.

Spain, France and Italy - The three (not-so) Wise...

Thu, 28/06/2018

The western Mediterranean’s tremendous natural beauty is a marine marvel that fulfils m

No escape - Unsustainable European fishing...

Thu, 28/06/2018

Each year, 200 000 seabirds die in the froth and foam of European waters alone, acciden

The Depths of the Ocean Crisis

Wed, 27/06/2018

Plastics are ruining our oceans. So is unsustainable fishing.

Turtles at mercy in European waters

Mon, 11/06/2018
Entanglement in fisheries is killing hundreds of thousands of marine turtles around the globe each year.