Recreational anglers urge the EU to step up support for climate change adaptation and mitigation measures
Recreational anglers urge the EU to step up support for climate change adaptation and mitigation measures
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Europe’s rivers nowhere near healthy by 2027 deadline - report 25 Oct 2021 Europe’s rivers nowhere near healthy by 2027 deadline - report 0 60 90% of river basins studied in various EU countries will still be unhealthy by 2027, new research reveals. This means those countries will miss the legally binding EU target to return Europe’s dirty f... EAA adopts its position paper on climate change 18 Oct 2021 EAA adopts its position paper on climate change 0 133 Ahead of the UN Climate Change Conference (COP26) in Glasgow in November, the European Anglers Alliance adopted its position paper on climate change, outlining the impact climate change has on anglers... SAVE THE DATE: EU-LIFE Platform meeting on strictly marine protected areas 15 Oct 2021 SAVE THE DATE: EU-LIFE Platform meeting on strictly marine protected areas 0 161 In its Biodiversity Strategy for 2030, the European Commission notes worryingly that only 19% of the sea area is protected. Underlining the need to better protect our seas, the Commission set a goal o... Living Rivers Europe event: The Final Sprint for Europe’s Rivers 14 Oct 2021 Living Rivers Europe event: The Final Sprint for Europe’s Rivers 0 203 The Living Rivers Europe, a coalition of six environmental and angling organisations (EAA, WWF, EEB, ERN, The Nature Conservancy and Wetlands International), invites you to the launch of the second ed... EVENT REPORT - Climate change impact on recreational fisheries: building resilience 08 Oct 2021 EVENT REPORT - Climate change impact on recreational fisheries: building resilience 0 395 On 7 September, the RecFishing Forum hosted a webinar on the impacts of climate change on recreational fisheries, co-chaired by MEP Niclas Herbst and MEP Franc Bogovič. Panellists and participants dis... ICES advice on Baltic Sea TACs: more challenges for recreational fishermen 29 Sep 2021 ICES advice on Baltic Sea TACs: more challenges for recreational fishermen 0 339 At long last, ICES released its advice for both the Western Baltic cod and the Baltic salmon. This advice will allow the Commission to take scientifically based measures for those two sensitive stocks... Seabass measures: what to expect for 2022? 28 Sep 2021 Seabass measures: what to expect for 2022? 0 361 In what will now become tradition, the European Union and the United Kingdom will shortly start their consultations with the aim of agreeing Total Allowable Catches (TACs) for shared stocks. According... New report sheds light on EU policies’ ineffectiveness to protect endangered eels 22 Sep 2021 New report sheds light on EU policies’ ineffectiveness to protect endangered eels 0 306 On June 2021, the Fisheries Secretariat (FishSec) – a non-profit organisation advocating for sustainable fisheries in Europe – published a new report called “Annual three-month eel fishing closures: d... How far would you go to fish? A look at the German Baltic Sea anglers 15 Sep 2021 How far would you go to fish? A look at the German Baltic Sea anglers 0 583 It is no secret that anglers are dedicated to their passion. They are able and happy to travel far and beyond to quench their passion for fishing and nature. Some of them are even ready to travel thou... Baltic Sea TACs: still some uncertainties for recreational anglers 09 Sep 2021 Baltic Sea TACs: still some uncertainties for recreational anglers 0 689 Like every summer, the Commission published late August its Total Allowable Catches (TACs) for the Baltic Sea. However, this year, the proposal is filled with gaps and placeholders, given that the Int... Recreational anglers urge the EU to step up support for climate change adaptation and mitigation measures 08 Sep 2021 Recreational anglers urge the EU to step up support for climate change adaptation and mitigation measures 0 772 Climate change has both direct and indirect impacts on the aquatic environment and the European recreational fisheries sector: shifts in fish stocks distributions, extreme weather events, changes in r... MEP Niclas Herbst joins EAA and Sportvisserij Nederland for a fishing trip in Amsterdam 03 Sep 2021 MEP Niclas Herbst joins EAA and Sportvisserij Nederland for a fishing trip in Amsterdam 0 766 The Chair of the Forum on Recreational Fisheries and aquatic environment, Member of the European Parliament Niclas Herbst, was invited to Amsterdam by the European Anglers Alliance’s President, Fred B... Introducing… the Swiss Federation of Recreational Sea Fishing 11 Aug 2021 Introducing… the Swiss Federation of Recreational Sea Fishing 0 1062 This article is part of a series dedicated to the presentation of angling associations across Europe. For this article, we introduce the EAA member from Switzerland: FSPM - Fédération Suisse de pêche ... Bring recreational angling into the classroom, says EAA 06 Aug 2021 Bring recreational angling into the classroom, says EAA 0 1123 On 11 May 2021, the European Anglers Alliance (EAA) gave its input to the European Commission’s Roadmap on ‘Education for environmental sustainability’. As part of the EU Biodiversity Strategy for 20... Slovenia takes over the EU Council Presidency 19 Jul 2021 Slovenia takes over the EU Council Presidency 0 1312 Halfway through the year, it is up to another Member State to take over the presidency of the Council of the European Union. This time, Slovenia will be in charge of steering the ship from July to Dec... Next RecFishing Forum Event: Climate change impact on recreational fisheries: building resilience 06 Jul 2021 Next RecFishing Forum Event: Climate change impact on recreational fisheries: building resilience 0 1491 The next event of the European Parliament Forum on Recreational Fisheries and Aquatic Environment will take place on 7 September. The event will look at the impact of climate change on seas and rivers... EU zero pollution action plan: focus on the aquatic environment 28 Jun 2021 EU zero pollution action plan: focus on the aquatic environment 0 1417 On 12 May 2021, the European Commission adopted the EU action plan "Towards a Zero Pollution for Air, Water and Soil". Several policy initiatives will aim to improve water quality and protect the aqua... European Parliament finally adopts its report on Biodiversity: what’s in it for recreational anglers? 25 Jun 2021 European Parliament finally adopts its report on Biodiversity: what’s in it for recreational anglers? 0 1742 On 9 June, the European Parliament adopted its non-binding resolution on the EU Biodiversity Strategy for 2030: Bringing nature back into our lives. Adopted more than a year after the Commission publi... ICES recommends radical cuts in Baltic Sea quotas 23 Jun 2021 ICES recommends radical cuts in Baltic Sea quotas 0 1538 On 28 May 2021, the International Council for the Exploration of the Sea (ICES) published its annual scientific advice for next year’s fishing opportunities for the Baltic Sea. The advice will be take... The World Recreational Fishing Conference goes digital! 28 & 30 June 2021 16 Jun 2021 The World Recreational Fishing Conference goes digital! 28 & 30 June 2021 0 1672 Initially planned in Rotterdam in July 2020 and postponed due to the outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic, the 9th edition of the World Recreational Fishing Conference will finally take place in a digita... More news
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