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Illegal fishing destroys marine habitats and threatens species living at sea. Now, though, the EU’s OCEAN SENTINEL project has developed the world’s first ocean surveillance system that enlists the help of seabirds.
World's first seabird ocean surveillance system will fight illegal fishing
11 May 2020
According to a recent report published by Allied Market Research, the global seafood market size was $125,445 million in 2017 and is projected to reach $155,316 million by 2023.
Food innovators set out to catch nascent seafood alternative industry
10 March 2020
Understanding the psychological and socioeconomic motivations behind fish consumption could help to guide consumers towards more “sustainable” options.
‘Sustainable’ Fish Consumption: A Psychological and Socioeconomic Model
9 March 2020
A study has called into question the effectiveness of measures to clamp down on the illegal wildlife trade.
Illicit wildlife products 'slipping through the net'
5 March 2020
The Commission has published an evaluation of the implementation of the eel regulation, 12 years after its entry into force.
European eel recovery: where are we after a decade?
21 February 2020
In a briefing by Griffin Carpenter of the New Economics Foundation the reasons and benefits for Ministers not exceeding scientific advice are laid out and provide a timely reminder ahead of the December Council meeting at which quotas for the Northeast Atlantic and North Sea will be set.
It’s there for a reason: Why Ministers must not exceed scientific advice on fishing quota
25 November 2019
A new global atlas - the first-ever of its kind - analyses the opportunities and challenges of using Automatic Identification Systems (AIS) to monitor fishing activity around the globe.
New global atlas on using advanced technology to monitor fishing activity
19 November 2019
For its first major vote, the new European Parliament’s Committee on Fisheries has decided to reopen the floodgates of overfishing in Europe.
PECH committee vote on next European Maritime and Fisheries Fund condemns oceans to even more overfishing
12 November 2019
During the most recent fishing season (2018-19), European law enforcement was able to seize 5 789 kg of smuggled glass eels with an estimated value of € 2 000 per kilo.
Over 5 tonnes of smuggled glass eels seized in Europe this year
6 November 2019
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Depleted fish stocks can’t wait. The EU and Norway need to commit to ending overfishing now
2 November 2019
According to data collected by the ICES Baltic Fisheries Assessment Working Group over 10 million Eastern Baltic cod were thrown away last year.
Over 10 million Eastern Baltic cod illegally discarded last year
18 June 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