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Trade and Animal Welfare
WWF’s research shows that the EU’s fishing agreements with non-EU countries do not always contribute to sustainable fishing
Unclear EU fishing deals compromise food security and sustainable seafood
15 November 2019
Marine fish stocks and the ecosystems they inhabit are in decline in many parts of our ocean, including in some European waters, because of overfishing and the ecosystem effect of fishing in general.
Ending overfishing can mitigate impacts of climate change
30 September 2019
With 2020 just around the corner, we’ve reached the deadline set in the reformed Common Fisheries Policy (CFP) to end overfishing.
Fishing quotas: it’s not just the size of the pie
10 September 2019
A project that aims to determine the optimal water conditions for treating salmon with gill health issues has been launched by a consortium of Scottish aquaculture experts today.
Turning ill health to gill health
28 August 2019
Two French MPs presented a report to the French parliamentary committee on European affairs on 17 July. The report recommended 27 measures to prevent the collapse of Europe’s fish resources.
Two French MPs want their Parliament to discuss Europe’s overfishing problem
23 July 2019
Implementation of ban ‘inadequate’ and has resulted in more waste, says Lord Teverson
UK ban on discarding edible fish caught at sea has failed
16 July 2019
July 9 is European Fish Dependence Day, the moment when the E.U. has used up all its own seafood resources and must rely entirely on imports for the rest of the year to meet demand.
The EU has already exhausted its domestic fish stocks and is now wholly reliant on imports to meet demand
9 July 2019
Fish make up 16% of animal protein consumed globally, and demand is set to rise, according to the United Nations’ Food and Agriculture Organization, largely thanks to rising disposable incomes.
Fish replacement may be the next big wave in alternative protein development
8 July 2019
Fishyleaks was set up by the Our Fish campaign, an initiative of Funding Fish.
‘Fishyleaks’ website launched for whistleblowers in fisheries
17 June 2019
Analysis of satellite signals in the world’s most overfished sea reveals over 28 thousand hours of apparent fishing inside protected areas throughout 2018
Oceana denounces potential cases of illegal, unreported and poorly regulated fishing in the Mediterranean
15 June 2019
Today, the European Parliament adopted the EU-Singapore Free Trade Agreement. The animal-related provisions included in the agreement are weak.
EU’s trade agreement with Singapore: ambitious implementation strategy for animals needed
13 February 2019