Blue & Green - The RecFishing Forum Newsletter


The Blue & Green newsletter is the information letter of the European Parliament Forum on Recreational Fisheries and the Aquatic Environment. With six editions every year, the newsletter aims to inform policymakers and stakeholders about the latest information about recreational fishing at the EU level and the Forum’s activities. To subscribe to our newsletter please click here.

  • SAVE THE DATE: Conference on the revision of the Water Framework Directive
  • More cooperation is needed to improve cormorant management in Europe
  • EAA supports the #ProtectWater campaign
  • European Union commits €300 million for clean, healthy and safe oceans
  • European Union meets target of conserving 10% of Europe's seas by 2020
  • A survey of freshwater angling in England

  • Cormorants: management needed across the borders
  • European Commission proposed new seabass measures for the rest of 2018
  • Key takeaways from the 2018 EAA General Assembly
  • Commission proposes Baltic Sea fishing opportunities for 2019
  • New report "Dam Removal: a viable solution for the future of our European rivers"
  • EU Member States are stepping up measures to protect seas and oceans, but more improvements are needed

  • SAVE THE DATE: Conference on cormorant management in the EU
  • The road to sustainable fish farming
  • EAA and EFTTA ask Commissioner Vella for a sea bass bag-limit
  • EFTTEX 2018 - Recreational fishing industry met in Amsterdam
  • EFCA - Concerning Baltic Salmon: illegal, misreported and unreported commercial fishing
  • EEA - European waters getting cleaner, but big challenges remain
  • Study - Welfare of aquacitc animals: where things are, where they are going, and what is means for research, aquaculture, recreational angling and commercial fishing

  • SAVE THE DATE: Making fish farming sustainable - Innovative & eco-friendly solutions to tackle escapees, sea lice and other challenges
  • The European Parliament asks for fair management of recreational fisheries
  • Huge success for World Fish Migration Day 2018
  • EC - Free movement of skippers: a new call for proposals for the automatic recognition of skipper licences
  • Angling Trust teams up with scientists studying return of bluefin tuna to UK waters
  • Project - Casting for Recovery Italia's mission continues

  • EU anglers and industry made the case at the European Parliament that a full and fair recognition of the Recreational Fisheries Sector in the Common Fisheries Policy is overdue
  • Joint the World Fish Migration Day 2018! Connecting Fish, Rivers and People
  • European Fishing and Trackle Trade Exhibition - Amsterdam 2018
  • EC - Emerging pollutants: a growing concern for our oceans
  • Project - Supporting wild freshwater fish populations
  • EC - Nautical Routes for Europe: five new tourism ideas launched to make Europe a destination of excellence

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