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European Commission publishes guidance on protected areas designation and barrier removal 09 Feb 2022 European Commission publishes guidance on protected areas designation and barrier removal 0 1624 Back in May 2020, the European Commission presented its EU Biodiversity Strategy for 2030. It is a long-term plan to protect and restore nature in the EU. Keeping on its objectives and commitments, th... France takes over the EU Council presidency 03 Feb 2022 France takes over the EU Council presidency 0 1742 After Slovenia, France has taken over the rotating Presidency of the Council of the European Union on 1 January 2022. During its 6 months mandate, France will push forward its programme called “Recove... Roll-over of the 2021 measures for seabass for next year 18 Jan 2022 Roll-over of the 2021 measures for seabass for next year 0 1731 For the first time in what will become tradition, the European Union and the United Kingdom agreed last December the fishing opportunities for 2022 for their shared stocks. The agreement establishes t... Incoming German coalition government recognises the importance of angling 03 Jan 2022 Incoming German coalition government recognises the importance of angling 0 1930 The EAA welcomes the recognition by the incoming German coalition government of the achievements of anglers for nature and species protection. Recreational angling will NOT be excluded by default from strictly protected areas in the EU 08 Dec 2021 Recreational angling will NOT be excluded by default from strictly protected areas in the EU 0 2406 The European Commission and Member States have agreed that recreational angling should not be excluded by default from strictly protected areas after a set of criteria and guidance for the designation... PECH Committee hearing: A sustainable use of and fair access to fish stocks requires better data on recreational fisheries 01 Dec 2021 PECH Committee hearing: A sustainable use of and fair access to fish stocks requires better data on recreational fisheries 0 2992 On 30 November, the Committee on Fisheries of the European Parliament held a public hearing on “Data collection and recreational fisheries”. This meeting was the opportunity to highlight a severe lack... EAA adopts its resolution on aquaculture 01 Dec 2021 EAA adopts its resolution on aquaculture 0 2210 On 20 November 2021, the EAA General Assembly adopted its resolution on aquaculture, calling on the EU, EU member states and other European wild salmon producing nations to strengthen the legislative ... EAA members met in Norway for their 27th General Assembly 30 Nov 2021 EAA members met in Norway for their 27th General Assembly 0 2539 Hosted by the Norges Jeger- og Fiskerforbund (Norwegian Association of Hunters and Anglers) at the occasion of its 150th Jubilee, the European Anglers Alliance (EAA) members gathered from Thursday 18 ... SAVE THE DATE: Public hearing on data collection and recreational fisheries (30/11) 16 Nov 2021 SAVE THE DATE: Public hearing on data collection and recreational fisheries (30/11) 0 2560 On 30 November 2021, the Committee on Fisheries of the European Parliament will hold a public hearing on “Data collection and recreational fisheries.” The hearing will look at the current data collect... Revision of the Renewable Energy Directive: Protect EU rivers from new hydropower plants! 12 Nov 2021 Revision of the Renewable Energy Directive: Protect EU rivers from new hydropower plants! 0 2534 In order to achieve the EU’s ambition to reach carbon neutrality by 2050, the Commission has proposed a revision of the Renewable Energy Directive (RED). The Directive aims to gradually replace carbon... Fisheries ministers set the 2022 TACs for the Baltic Sea 29 Oct 2021 Fisheries ministers set the 2022 TACs for the Baltic Sea 0 2742 On 12 October, the European Union’s fisheries ministers agreed on the Total Allowable Catches (TACs) and quotas for the fish stocks in the Baltic Sea. The situation has been worrying for the past year... Europe’s rivers nowhere near healthy by 2027 deadline - report 25 Oct 2021 Europe’s rivers nowhere near healthy by 2027 deadline - report 0 2679 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 2605 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 2545 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 2428 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 2561 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 2426 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 3203 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 2209 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 2365 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...

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