NGOs losing their trust in the Commission over scientific advice

The Commission is criticised for falsely claiming that proposed Baltic Sea fishing limits are in line with scientific advice. A […
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Baltic fisheries negotiations suspended

Negotiations on the new management plan for Baltic Sea fisheries were suspended Wednesday night after Council and Parliament failed to […
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MEPs ready to challenge Council on Baltic fisheries

On Tuesday (28 April) the European Parliament voted on a multiannual plan for managing cod, sprat and herring stocks in […
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Council agrees on Baltic plan

On Monday fisheries ministers agreed on a position on the management plan for fisheries in the Baltic Sea. While it […
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Tensions rising ahead of Baltic vote in Council

“Do not base your decision on false advice” – that is the call from environment campaigners to fisheries ministers ahead […
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On Monday, Council may endorse overfishing in the Baltic Sea

Member states are willing to endorse overfishing in the Baltic Sea in violation of the rules of the new Common […
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Environment organisations criticise quota decision

Late in the evening of 16 December, the EU fisheries ministers reached an agreement in the Council on the 2015 […
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Dispute in Parliament creates confusion over discard ban

Members of the European Parliament are divided on how to get the discard ban to start working properly next year. […
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Baltic sea quotas violate new fisheries policy, NGOs say

The decision yesterday (13 October) on fishing quotas for the Baltic Sea disregards the scientific advice for several fish stocks, […
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MEPs back Vella as environment and fisheries commissioner

MEPs in the environment and fisheries committees in the European Parliament approve Karmenu Vella as commissioner for Environment, Maritime Affairs […
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