Overfishing

Lessons From America: Will Europe Save the Sea Bass?

Charles Clover | Posted 07.11.2013 | UK
Charles Clover

The case of the European bass shows how difficult it is to apply a conservation lesson from one part of the world to another. This winter, we will see if these learnings can be applied or whether, when it comes to the oceans, mankind will simply go on repeating the same mistakes.

The Tragedy of the Oceans, What Chance of Their Recovery?

Sue Cross | Posted 26.12.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Sue Cross

Last year the world's wild fish catch weighed in at 90 million tonnes - a scale so vast that it is almost impossible to understand.

Why Ocean Protection Is More Critical Now Than Ever Before

Anders Lorenzen | Posted 26.04.2013 | UK
Anders Lorenzen

Around 71% of our planet's surface is covered in water, hence we quite often refer to it as the blue planet. It's a whole different world that the majority of us, including myself, do not know much about.

Reform of EU Fisheries Policy Is Vital to Restore Europe's Fish Stocks

Chris Davies MEP | Posted 08.04.2013 | UK Politics
Chris Davies MEP

Today marks a historic step in the fight for a more rational approach to Europe's Common Fisheries Policy (CFP). The European Parliament has voted on a major reform of the CFP, making full use of its new powers as co-legislator in this area. These reforms should ensure that Europe's fish stocks are preserved for future generations and that the long-term viability of the fishing industry is prioritised over short-term profits.

Minsters Welcome EU Delay Over British Fishing Time Restrictions

PA | Posted 01.12.2011 | UK Politics

Fisheries ministers have welcomed news that any decision on reductions in fishing time for British vessels will be delayed. Scottish Fisheries Secr...