The World Recreational Fishing Conference goes digital! 28 & 30 June 2021
The World Recreational Fishing Conference goes digital! 28 & 30 June 2021
UPDATED: Including marine recreational fisheries in the CFP: can the EU afford not to?
UPDATED: Including marine recreational fisheries in the CFP: can the EU afford not to?
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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 0 126 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... Introducing… the Norwegian Association of Hunters and Anglers 14 Jun 2021 Introducing… the Norwegian Association of Hunters and Anglers 0 224 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 Norway: NJFF - Norges Jeger - og Fiskerforbund. Most of Europe’s river basins will still be unhealthy by 2027 - new report 10 Jun 2021 Most of Europe’s river basins will still be unhealthy by 2027 - new report 0 297 11 out of 13 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 d... A new logo for the EAA! 02 Jun 2021 A new logo for the EAA! 0 337 The European Anglers Alliance has a new logo. After 10 years, the EAA has renewed its brand identity. CHARTing a new path for Atlantic Bluefin Tuna 19 May 2021 CHARTing a new path for Atlantic Bluefin Tuna 0 549 On 23 April, the British Department for Environment, Food & Rural Affairs (DEFRA) and Centre for Environment, Fisheries and Aquaculture Science (CEFAS) gave the green light to an English Catch And Rel... EVENT REPORT - Objective 30%: why involving recreational anglers is key for the success of Marine Protected Areas 11 May 2021 EVENT REPORT - Objective 30%: why involving recreational anglers is key for the success of Marine Protected Areas 0 602 On 20 April, the RecFishing Forum hosted a webinar on recreational angling and Marine Protected Areas (MPAs), co-chaired by MEP Isabel Carvalhais and MEP Søren Gade. Panellists and more than 60 partic... Broad coalition calls for hydropower projects’ halt on the Albanian Vjosa River 06 May 2021 Broad coalition calls for hydropower projects’ halt on the Albanian Vjosa River 0 693 In light of the national Albanian elections – held on 25 April 2021 – a group of Members of the European Parliament, scientists and even Hollywood actors have now joined ranks with national and region... Protecting and restoring river ecosystems to support biodiversity: Living Rivers Europe recommendations 03 May 2021 Protecting and restoring river ecosystems to support biodiversity: Living Rivers Europe recommendations 0 780 In March 2021, Living Rivers Europe, a coalition of five environmental and angling organisations (EAA, WWF, EEB, ERN, The Nature Conservancy and Wetlands International), published its scoping paper on... Biodiversity Strategy: the PECH Committee is taking a step in the right direction 27 Apr 2021 Biodiversity Strategy: the PECH Committee is taking a step in the right direction 0 779 On 17 March, the Fisheries (PECH) Committee of the European Parliament adopted its opinion on the “EU Biodiversity Strategy for 2030: Bringing nature back into our lives.” The PECH Committee opinion s... Effectively protecting 30% of the EU’s sea area by 2030: recreational anglers are part of the solution 21 Apr 2021 Effectively protecting 30% of the EU’s sea area by 2030: recreational anglers are part of the solution 0 1112 The EU Biodiversity Strategy contains ambitious targets for Marine Protected Areas (MPAs): legally protecting a minimum of 30% of the EU’s sea area by 2030, of which at least a third must be strictly ... Next RecFishing Forum Event: Objective 30%: why involving recreational anglers is key for the success of Marine Protected Areas 14 Apr 2021 Next RecFishing Forum Event: Objective 30%: why involving recreational anglers is key for the success of Marine Protected Areas 0 1570 The next event of the European Parliament Forum on Recreational Fisheries and Aquatic Environment will take place on 20 April. The event will look at the current state of play of MPAs in Europe and id... Lessons learned from the sea bass pilot project 06 Apr 2021 Lessons learned from the sea bass pilot project 0 1201 In 2017, the European Parliament adopted a proposal to include in the 2018 EU budget a pilot project on the recreational fishing for sea bass, which would “provide the EU legislator with more options ... UPDATED: Including marine recreational fisheries in the CFP: can the EU afford not to? 26 Mar 2021 UPDATED: Including marine recreational fisheries in the CFP: can the EU afford not to? 0 1455 On 4 December, the European Commission’s Directorate General for Maritime Affairs and Fisheries organised a webinar on the monitoring and control of recreational fisheries. The official report of the ... Introducing… the Austrian Board of Trustees for Fisheries and Water Protection 22 Mar 2021 Introducing… the Austrian Board of Trustees for Fisheries and Water Protection 0 1443 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 Austria: ÖKF FishLife - Österreichisches Kurato... Implementation of the Biodiversity Strategy: focus on fish migration in the Danube 16 Mar 2021 Implementation of the Biodiversity Strategy: focus on fish migration in the Danube 0 1369 In response to MEP Michal Wiezik’s parliamentary question on the Danube’s contribution to fish migration and restoration targets, the European Commission has provided some details to clarify the role ... It’s time for an emergency recovery plan for freshwater biodiversity 10 Mar 2021 It’s time for an emergency recovery plan for freshwater biodiversity 0 1465 The 2020 report by the World Fish Migration Foundation, Living Planet Index, found that migratory freshwater fish have globally declined by an average of 76% since 1970, and is even more pronounced in... Fisheries control revision: last chance for the European Parliament to make it right 05 Mar 2021 Fisheries control revision: last chance for the European Parliament to make it right 0 1504 After months of negotiations between political groups, the European Parliament (EP) will vote during its plenary session to adopt a position regarding the revision of the EU fisheries control system. ... ‘Take 5’ campaign to tackle litter and plastic pollution in the UK’s aquatic environment 18 Feb 2021 ‘Take 5’ campaign to tackle litter and plastic pollution in the UK’s aquatic environment 0 1948 This article is part of a series dedicated to national associations’ initiatives to tackle the problem of litter and plastic pollution in Europe’s seas and rivers. For this article, we introduce the U... ECHA proposes a ban on lead use and sales in fishing tackle 12 Feb 2021 ECHA proposes a ban on lead use and sales in fishing tackle 0 1837 On 3 February, the European Chemicals Agency (ECHA) has laid forth its proposal for further EU-wide restrictions on lead in many outdoor sports, notably fishing. How should the Danube river system contribute to the fish migration restoration targets of the EU Biodiversity Strategy 2030? 10 Feb 2021 How should the Danube river system contribute to the fish migration restoration targets of the EU Biodiversity Strategy 2030? 0 1913 On 13 January 2021, MEP Michal Wiezik (Slovakia, EPP) asked a written question to the European Commission on the Danube river system’s contribution to the EU Biodiversity Strategy’s restauration targe... More news
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