Effectively protecting 30% of the EU’s sea area by 2030: recreational anglers are part of the solution
Effectively protecting 30% of the EU’s sea area by 2030: recreational anglers are part of the solution
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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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 16 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 0 126 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 0 192 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 0 401 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 0 850 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 0 494 In 2017, the European Parliament adopted a proposal to include in the EU 2018 budget a recreational sea bass pilot project, which would “provide the EU legislator with more options for the management ... 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? 0 708 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 0 705 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 0 722 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 0 813 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 0 849 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 1237 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 1160 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 1260 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... Introducing... the Finnish Federation for Recreational Fishing 01 Feb 2021 Introducing... the Finnish Federation for Recreational Fishing 0 1435 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 Finland: Suomen Vapaa-ajankalastajien Keskusjär... Sea bass: EU Fisheries Ministers found an agreement on 2021 management measures 20 Jan 2021 Sea bass: EU Fisheries Ministers found an agreement on 2021 management measures 0 1577 As always at the end of the year, EU Fisheries Ministers negotiated until late in the night but managed to find an agreement on the 2021 fishing opportunities. The deal includes the roll-over of manag... Portugal takes over the EU Council Presidency 11 Jan 2021 Portugal takes over the EU Council Presidency 0 1752 As a new year begins, it is time for a new EU Member State to chair the Council of the European Union. This time, Portugal is taking over the EU Council Presidency for the next six months, from Januar... Including marine recreational fisheries in the CFP: can the EU afford not to? 05 Jan 2021 Including marine recreational fisheries in the CFP: can the EU afford not to? 0 2180 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 event gathered national... EAA signs manifesto calling to stop power plant projects on Tyrolean glacial rivers 21 Dec 2020 EAA signs manifesto calling to stop power plant projects on Tyrolean glacial rivers 0 1844 A new environmental alliance recently published a manifesto urging the Tyrolean state government to preserve a unique network of glacial wild rivers in East Tyrol as several hydropower projects are cu... Introducing… the German Angling Association 14 Dec 2020 Introducing… the German Angling Association 0 2181 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 Germany: Deutscher Angelfischerverband e. V. (D... More news
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