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The road to sustainable fish farming 29 Jun 2018 The road to sustainable fish farming 0 848 The growth of fish farming will increase the negative impacts on the marine environment and rivers. More environmentally friendly production methods need to be put in place. This was the main take-hom... Concerning Baltic Salmon - illegal, misreported and unreported commercial fishing 25 Jun 2018 Concerning Baltic Salmon - illegal, misreported and unreported commercial fishing 0 1179 The EAA wrote a letter to Pascal Savouret, Executive Director of the European Fisheries Control Agency, to flag the suspected large scale misreporting of commercial catches of Baltic salmon. The lette... European Anglers Alliance takes EU to Court over Bass ban 15 Jun 2018 European Anglers Alliance takes EU to Court over Bass ban 0 4269 The European Anglers Alliance, supported by the EFTTA, is challenging the Council of the European Union over its decision to ban members of the public fishing recreationally from keeping any bass in 2... Conference: Making fish farming sustainable - Innovative & eco-friendly solutions to tackle escapees, sea lice and other challenges 14 Jun 2018 Conference: Making fish farming sustainable - Innovative & eco-friendly solutions to tackle escapees, sea lice and other challenges 0 946 The next event of the Forum on Recreational Fisheries and Aquatic Environment will take place on the 26th of June 2018 from 12:00 to 14:00 in the European Parliament (Brussels). It will be chaired by ... European Parliament Plenary adopts a milestone resolution on recreational fisheries 13 Jun 2018 European Parliament Plenary adopts a milestone resolution on recreational fisheries 0 1369 On the 12th of June, the European Parliaments plenary adopted by a large majority a report on the ‘State of play of recreational fisheries in the EU’ prepared by MEP Norica Nicolai. The report request... Fisheries Control: the Commission’s proposal for a revised regulation published 08 Jun 2018 Fisheries Control: the Commission’s proposal for a revised regulation published 0 11218 On 30 May 2018, the European Commission submitted to the European Parliament and the EU Council a proposal for a revised control regulation to improve, modernise and simplify the fisheries control. Re... The European Parliament asks for fair management of recreational fisheries 15 May 2018 The European Parliament asks for fair management of recreational fisheries 0 2267 A resolution adopted today by the European Parliament’s Fisheries Committee requests the European Commission to evaluate the role of recreational fisheries in the Common Fisheries Policy (CFP) “so tha... Sweden – New recreational fisheries management measures proposed 14 May 2018 Sweden – New recreational fisheries management measures proposed 0 1067 The proposed measures suggest to give priority to recreational angling over other kinds of recreational fishing at sea and in the five major lakes. Joint NGOs submission on the evaluation of the Eel Regulation 10 May 2018 Joint NGOs submission on the evaluation of the Eel Regulation 0 1141 The EAA together with other prominent NGOs have submitted a joint response to the consultation on “Evaluation of the Eel Regulation”. The response reads as follows: ‘Barrier Tracker’ app – anglers can help to improve connectivity of rivers 08 May 2018 ‘Barrier Tracker’ app – anglers can help to improve connectivity of rivers 0 1061 The number of barriers in European rivers is much higher than indicated by available databases – up to one barrier in every kilometre of river. The researchers found that the number of barriers record... Bass and other fishes: Who owns them, and who should have access to them how much? 24 Apr 2018 Bass and other fishes: Who owns them, and who should have access to them how much? 0 1436 Why the recreational fisheries sector needs be included the Common Fisheries Policy on an equal footing with commercial fisheries and aquaculture Dams have had their day: EU governments must ramp up ambition on their removal 19 Apr 2018 Dams have had their day: EU governments must ramp up ambition on their removal 0 1758 World Fish Migration Day - which takes place on 21 April - is a day to celebrate the incredible journey migratory fish undertake to mate. But many never reach their final destination due to tens of th... Sea bass - Recreational anglers demonstrate in France 13 Apr 2018 Sea bass - Recreational anglers demonstrate in France 0 1303 Last weekend, around 1000 recreational anglers demonstrated in Cherbourg, France, to express their opposition to the new EU rules prohibiting anglers to keep any Northern sea bass. The European Commission presents its multi-annual fisheries plan for the Western Waters 11 Apr 2018 The European Commission presents its multi-annual fisheries plan for the Western Waters 0 917 The Commission has submitted to the European Parliament and the Council a proposal for a multi-annual plan for some demersal fish stocks, including deep-sea stocks in the Western Waters. Sea bass is o... HELCOM meeting in Brussels paves the way for a healthier Baltic Sea by 2021 27 Mar 2018 HELCOM meeting in Brussels paves the way for a healthier Baltic Sea by 2021 0 748 The Baltic Marine Environment Protection Commission (HELCOM) met on the 6th of March 2018 in Brussels to take stock of the progress achieved and to reiterate its commitments aimed at restoring the goo... 77,000+ citizens call on Slovenian government to stop damming of the Mura River 22 Mar 2018 77,000+ citizens call on Slovenian government to stop damming of the Mura River 0 1225 On World Water Day, Living Rivers Europe – a coalition of five environmental and angling organisations – is calling for Slovenia to abandon plans to erect eight hydropower dams across the Mura River, ... Fisheries management proposal for the Western Mediterranean published 09 Mar 2018 Fisheries management proposal for the Western Mediterranean published 0 881 On the 8th of March, the European Commission released its proposal for a multi-annual management plan for demersal fish stocks in the Western Mediterranean Sea. Better European river management with the AMBER project 02 Mar 2018 Better European river management with the AMBER project 0 1000 On the occasion of World Fish Migration Day 2018, the AMBER project will launch a mobile application to map rivers barriers and have a clear understanding of river fragmentation at the European level.... Angling in Marine Protected Areas – a Win-Win-Win for anglers, the environment and society 23 Feb 2018 Angling in Marine Protected Areas – a Win-Win-Win for anglers, the environment and society 0 3328 The European Anglers Alliance (EAA) is encouraging policy-makers to take a positive approach to recreational angling in marine protected areas (MPAs) in a new position paper published this week. An EU-funded project is investigating ways to improve wild freshwater fish stocks 16 Feb 2018 An EU-funded project is investigating ways to improve wild freshwater fish stocks 0 1238 In the framework of the Horizon 2020 Research and Innovation programme, the European Commission has funded the €3.8 million ‘IMPRESS’ project (Improved Production Strategies for Endangered Freshwater ...

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