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New European Parliament resolution looks at the criteria for allocating fishing opportunities 05 Jul 2022 New European Parliament resolution looks at the criteria for allocating fishing opportunities 0 27 On 7 June, the European Parliament adopted its resolution on the implementation of Article 17 of the Common Fisheries Policy Regulation (CFP). Article 17 underlines that Member States should use objec... ICES confirms: no overall progress in European eel recovery and major limitations in reporting 01 Jul 2022 ICES confirms: no overall progress in European eel recovery and major limitations in reporting 0 34 On 30 May, the International Council for the Exploration of the Sea published the results of its evaluation of the national progress reports on implementation of their Eel Management Plans, requested ... EAA adopts two new position papers on Atlantic Salmon in the Baltic and Western Baltic Cod 21 Jun 2022 EAA adopts two new position papers on Atlantic Salmon in the Baltic and Western Baltic Cod 0 155 The European Anglers Alliance has adopted two new position papers with recommendations regarding the fishing opportunities and conservation measures for the Atlantic Salmon in the Baltic and the Weste... PECH Committee hearing highlights: A Cormorants population management plan is the most viable solution 15 Jun 2022 PECH Committee hearing highlights: A Cormorants population management plan is the most viable solution 0 149 On 11 May, the European Parliament's Committee on Fisheries organised a public hearing on "The problem of cormorants affecting EU fisheries and aquaculture". The meeting took stock of the ever-increa... LRE and EAA secure key support to limit the development of small-scale dams 24 May 2022 LRE and EAA secure key support to limit the development of small-scale dams 0 398 On 16 May, the European Parliament's Environment, Public Health and Food Safety (ENVI) Committee adopted its amendments on the revision of the Renewable Energy Directive (RED). The committee supported... It is not too late to save Baltic cod. The FishSec proposes key steps to aid its recovery 10 May 2022 It is not too late to save Baltic cod. The FishSec proposes key steps to aid its recovery 0 548 Last March, the Fisheries Secretariat published an extensive study on the Baltic cod population and its dramatic decline since the 1980s. The study looks at a wide variety of factors, from overfishing... Rich exchanges during the EAA Subgroups Spring meetings in Brussels 02 May 2022 Rich exchanges during the EAA Subgroups Spring meetings in Brussels 0 515 The EAA members met last week in Brussels for the spring Subgroups meetings. EAA Subgroups usually meet three times per year and this session was held in person at the EAA offices at the heart of the ... SAVE THE DATE: Public hearing on the impacts of cormorants on fisheries (11/05) 28 Apr 2022 SAVE THE DATE: Public hearing on the impacts of cormorants on fisheries (11/05) 0 867 On 11 May 2022, the Committee on Fisheries of the European Parliament will hold a public hearing on “The cormorant problematic affecting EU fisheries and aquaculture” (16:15-18:30). The hearing is div... 2022 is the year of the Common Fisheries Policy 27 Apr 2022 2022 is the year of the Common Fisheries Policy 0 869 2022 is a busy year for the EU’s main legislation on fisheries: the Common Fisheries Policy Regulation (CFP). The European Commission is due to publish its report on the functioning of the CFP by the ... EAA and Living Rivers Europe denounce severe threats to the Doñana National Park 14 Apr 2022 EAA and Living Rivers Europe denounce severe threats to the Doñana National Park 0 813 On 8 April, the European Anglers Alliance, its partners of the Living Rivers Europe coalition and a large group of civil society organisations sent an open letter to the European Parliament regarding ... Sportfiskarna buys a hydropower plant to decommission it 13 Apr 2022 Sportfiskarna buys a hydropower plant to decommission it 0 912 To restore a declining freshwater biodiversity, the Swedish Anglers Association Sportfiskarna bought a hydropower plant to decommission it. This will remove another obstacle on the migratory path of f... EVENT REPORT - “The outcome of today’s discussion is very clear: the recreational fisheries sector belongs in the CFP” 11 Apr 2022 EVENT REPORT - “The outcome of today’s discussion is very clear: the recreational fisheries sector belongs in the CFP” 0 898 On 23 March, MEP Pierre Karleskind, Chair of the European Parliament Fisheries Committee and MEP Niclas Herbst, Chair of the Forum, co-chaired the European Parliament Forum on Recreational Fisheries a... UPDATE: Roll-over of the 2021 measures for seabass for 2022 01 Apr 2022 UPDATE: Roll-over of the 2021 measures for seabass for 2022 0 952 On 31 March 2022, the Council adopted its Regulation updating the EU’s fishing rights for 2022, which applies retroactively as of 1 January 2022. This follows the agreement reached between the Europea... There is a strong and wide support in favour of the inclusion of recreational fisheries in the CFP:  Now is the time to take a step forward 23 Mar 2022 There is a strong and wide support in favour of the inclusion of recreational fisheries in the CFP: Now is the time to take a step forward 0 1413 On 23 March, MEP Pierre Karleskind (France, Renew Europe Group), Chair of the European Parliament Fisheries Committee (PECH Committee) and MEP Niclas Herbst (Germany, EPP Group), Chair of the Forum, c... NEW TIME for the next RecFishing Forum event! 23 March 9:00-11:00 14 Mar 2022 NEW TIME for the next RecFishing Forum event! 23 March 9:00-11:00 0 1184 The next event of the European Parliament Forum on Recreational Fisheries and Aquatic Environment will take place on 23 March. The event will explore the benefits and obstacles related to the inclusio... Baltic Sea Advisory Council agrees that recreational fishing should be part of the CFP 11 Mar 2022 Baltic Sea Advisory Council agrees that recreational fishing should be part of the CFP 0 1155 The European Commission will adopt by the end of 2022 a report on the functioning of the Common Fisheries Policy (CFP). To feed into this work, the EAA Swedish and German members worked with other sta... Lack of concrete measures to manage cormorants: a disappointing Danish cormorant management plan 07 Mar 2022 Lack of concrete measures to manage cormorants: a disappointing Danish cormorant management plan 0 1217 On 1 March 2022, the Danish Minister for the Environment Lea Wermelin signed a new cormorant management plan. The new plan is primarily an update of the former plan, and it does not contain new measur... Next RecFishing Forum event: Exploring the inclusion of marine recreational fisheries in the Common Fisheries Policy 03 Mar 2022 Next RecFishing Forum event: Exploring the inclusion of marine recreational fisheries in the Common Fisheries Policy 0 1173 The next event of the European Parliament Forum on Recreational Fisheries and Aquatic Environment will take place on 23 March. The event will explore the benefits and obstacles related to the inclusio... World Fish Migration Day 2022: BREAK FREE! 02 Mar 2022 World Fish Migration Day 2022: BREAK FREE! 0 1210 On 21 May 2022, migratory fish will be once again in the spotlight for this fifth edition of the World Fish Migration Day. New MEDAC advice on minimum rules for recreational fisheries 21 Feb 2022 New MEDAC advice on minimum rules for recreational fisheries 0 1575 On 11 February, following a request from the European Commission, the Mediterranean Advisory Council (MEDAC) adopted its advice on minimum rules for sustainable recreational fishing activities in the ...

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