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Dam removal: good news from France and Estonia 26 Apr 2019 Dam removal: good news from France and Estonia 0 2993 Dam removals are dear to anglers as they understand the importance of free flowing rivers, their importance for the biodiversity and healthy ecosystems, including healthy fish populations. Eastern Baltic cod stock on the brink of collapse 19 Apr 2019 Eastern Baltic cod stock on the brink of collapse 0 3647 An increasing number of stakeholders, including the European Anglers Alliance, are urging the EU to intervene to save the Eastern Baltic cod stock from collapse. European Parliament adopts report on the next European Maritime and Fisheries Fund 10 Apr 2019 European Parliament adopts report on the next European Maritime and Fisheries Fund 0 2846 Two months ahead of the European elections, the European Parliament voted on Thursday 4 April in favour of the report drafted by MEP Gabriel Mato on the European Maritime and Fisheries Fund post-2020 ... European Parliament approves new multiannual management plan for the Western Mediterranean Sea 09 Apr 2019 European Parliament approves new multiannual management plan for the Western Mediterranean Sea 0 2915 Last Thursday, 4th of April, the European Parliament plenary adopted the text of the new multiannual management plan for the Western Mediterranean. Western Waters Multi Annual Plan has been published 01 Apr 2019 Western Waters Multi Annual Plan has been published 0 2912 The Plan was published in the Official Journal on the 25th of March with effect the next day. Recreational fisheries ignored for too long, scientists say 26 Mar 2019 Recreational fisheries ignored for too long, scientists say 0 3627 “For too long, the considerable importance and impacts of recreational fisheries have been ignored,” states a team of fisheries scientists, economists, sociologists and ecologists in an opinion paper ... 375,000+ citizens tell the European Commission “Hands off our water law!” 13 Mar 2019 375,000+ citizens tell the European Commission “Hands off our water law!” 0 3179 375,386 people have called on the European Commission to defend Europe’s strong water law, making the EU’s public consultation on the legislation one of the largest ever in the history of the European... The European Commission takes stock of the implementation of the Water Framework Directive and calls Member States to make up for the delay 12 Mar 2019 The European Commission takes stock of the implementation of the Water Framework Directive and calls Member States to make up for the delay 0 3203 A report on the implementation of the Water Framework Directive and the Floods Directive has been published by the European Commission. The conclusion is that, overall, knowledge and reporting on the ... A Special Year for a Special Fish: The lnternational Year of the Salmon has started! 01 Mar 2019 A Special Year for a Special Fish: The lnternational Year of the Salmon has started! 0 3248 The International Year of the Salmon (IYS) is a project launched by NASCO, the North Atlantic Salmon Conservation Organization NPAFC, North Pacific Anadromous Fish Commission and other partners. MEPs call for better data and more efforts from the Member States to protect the European Eel 28 Feb 2019 MEPs call for better data and more efforts from the Member States to protect the European Eel 0 3239 On the 19th of February 2019, the European Parliament’s Fisheries Committee held a Workshop on European eel management. Experts and MEPs exchanged views on the status of the European eel and the actio... Western Waters management plan gets final green light by the European Parliament 13 Feb 2019 Western Waters management plan gets final green light by the European Parliament 0 3943 On the 12th of February, the European Parliament plenary adopted by a large majority the Multiannual Management Plan for fisheries in the Western Waters. The Plan has also been agreed by the EU Counc... Time for EU Member States to implement the Water Framework Directive for real  31 Jan 2019 Time for EU Member States to implement the Water Framework Directive for real 0 3250 The Water Framework Directive (WFD) is an ambitious and innovative piece of legislation that must not be weakened. This was the main message conveyed at a conference held in the European Parliament on... Romania's EU Council presidency presents fisheries priorities 25 Jan 2019 Romania's EU Council presidency presents fisheries priorities 0 3387 As of 1 January 2019, Romania took over the rotating Presidency of the Council of the European Union. On 23 January 2019, the Fisheries Committee held a broad exchange of views with Minister Petre Dae... RecFishing Forum Conference: The Water Framework Directive Fitness Check and the protection of EU waters 17 Jan 2019 RecFishing Forum Conference: The Water Framework Directive Fitness Check and the protection of EU waters 0 3362 The next conference of the Forum on Recreational Fisheries and Aquatic Environment entitled ‘The Water Framework Directive Fitness Check and the protection of EU waters’ will take place on the 29th of... Recreational fisheries discriminated against by the European Parliament in the Western Mediterranean management plan 14 Jan 2019 Recreational fisheries discriminated against by the European Parliament in the Western Mediterranean management plan 0 3430 On the 10th of January 2019, the European Parliament’s Committee on Fisheries voted on MEP Clara Aguilera Garcia’s report on the Commission’s proposal for a multi-annual plan for the fisheries exploit... EU Council agreed new eel measures for 2019 20 Dec 2018 EU Council agreed new eel measures for 2019 0 3651 In the early hours of Wednesday 19 December, EU Member States reached an agreement on fishing opportunities, which include new eel measures to be in place from the 1st of January 2019. Sea Bass Management Measures 2019 Agreed Today 19 Dec 2018 Sea Bass Management Measures 2019 Agreed Today 0 4394 The EU Member States and the European Commission agreed the 2019 fishing opportunities early this morning, which include bass management measures for northern bass and the Bay of Biscay. EAA and EFTTA... Evaluation of the Water Framework Directive: Public Consultation and Campaign 17 Dec 2018 Evaluation of the Water Framework Directive: Public Consultation and Campaign 0 3492 The most comprehensive instrument of EU water policy, the EU Water Framework Directive (WFD), is currently up for evaluation (‘fitness check’) to assess if is fit for purpose. The WFD is the single mo... EELS – EAA position paper on EU eel management published 11 Dec 2018 EELS – EAA position paper on EU eel management published 0 5048 The population of European eel has declined dramatically since the 1970. EAA is very worried about the state of the European eel, and has pushed for a number of years for a ban on eel fishing. Today... European Commission exchange views with MEPs - Committee on Fisheries, European Parliament 06 Dec 2018 European Commission exchange views with MEPs - Committee on Fisheries, European Parliament 0 3193 Mr João Aguiar Machado, Director-General of DG MARE exchanged views with the members of the Committee on Fisheries 27 November. Mr Machado outlined recent accomplishments achieved by the European Parl...

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