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It’s time to acknowledge recreational fisheries as a key part of the blue economy 22 Jun 2020 It’s time to acknowledge recreational fisheries as a key part of the blue economy 0 1914 On the 11th of June, the European Commission published the “EU Blue Economy Report 2020” which gives an overview of the economic performance of different economic sectors related to the oceans and the... #ProtectWater: Anglers encouraged to write to the European Commission! 17 Jun 2020 #ProtectWater: Anglers encouraged to write to the European Commission! 0 2064 The European Anglers Alliance EAA, together with its partners of the Living Rivers Europe NGO coalition, calls for action and invites citizens who care for Europe’s rivers, lakes, fish and ecosystems ... ICES recommends significant cuts to Baltic fishing quotas for 2021 11 Jun 2020 ICES recommends significant cuts to Baltic fishing quotas for 2021 0 2323 On 29 May 2020, the International Council for the Exploration of the Sea (ICES) published its annual scientific advice for next year’s fishing opportunities for the Baltic Sea. The advice will be take... The EU biodiversity strategy: last call to save Europe's nature, seas and rivers 02 Jun 2020 The EU biodiversity strategy: last call to save Europe's nature, seas and rivers 0 2411 On the 20th of May, the European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen presented the EU Biodiversity Strategy for 2030 before the European Parliament. The Strategy is an integral part of the Europ... The Danish “Fishing School for Refugees” project restarted for a second edition 25 May 2020 The Danish “Fishing School for Refugees” project restarted for a second edition 0 2067 The project “Fishing School for Refugees” run by Integrations-portalen.dk and the EAA Danish member society Danmarks Sportsfiskerforbund started again this May. The project aims to teach young people,... Coronavirus - Can we fish again? 18 May 2020 Coronavirus - Can we fish again? 0 2742 As most European countries are progressively relaxing lockdown measures, anglers throughout Europe are wondering whether they can take their rods and go back to their favourite fishing spots. The EAA’... Prof. Dr. Robert Arlinghaus wins Communicator Award 2020 07 May 2020 Prof. Dr. Robert Arlinghaus wins Communicator Award 2020 0 2524 As our German member DAFV (Deutscher Angelfisherv-Verband e.V.) recently did, we would like to congratulate Prof. Dr. Robert Arlinghaus who won the Communicator Award 2020 discerned by the German Rese... European fishing tackle trade stands in support of clean and healthy waters 30 Apr 2020 European fishing tackle trade stands in support of clean and healthy waters 0 2799 The European Fishing Tackle Trade Association (EFTTA), a long-standing partner of the EAA, has joined forces with 22 companies and stand with the 375,000 European citizens who have urged the European ... Helping the angling communities to cope with the COVID-19 lockdown: Angling Trust launched a new website 22 Apr 2020 Helping the angling communities to cope with the COVID-19 lockdown: Angling Trust launched a new website 0 3167 With most European countries in COVID-19 lockdown, it is more important than ever to take care of people’s mental as well as physical health. For instance, the Angling Trust, EAA British member, has l... World Recreational Fisheries Conference to take place in July 2021 20 Apr 2020 World Recreational Fisheries Conference to take place in July 2021 0 2998 Because of the current coronavirus crisis, it has been decided to move the World Recreational Fishing Conference (WRFC) to 2021. The conference was initially planned to take place this summer in the N... German anglers take action as water improvers 10 Apr 2020 German anglers take action as water improvers 0 3250 The Water Improver campaign was launched in January by EAA’s German member DAFV (Deutscher Angelfischerverband e.V.) in cooperation with the biggest german fishing magazine Blinker and the retail chai... Angling in Coronavirus time 07 Apr 2020 Angling in Coronavirus time 0 4842 In case you are wondering if it is possible to go out fishing during the current Coronavirus pandemic, EAA national members associations can assist you. The untapped potential of recreational angling tourism 20 Mar 2020 The untapped potential of recreational angling tourism 0 3496 Recreational angling is a leisure activity that allows people to be in contact with nature, friends and family. This popular hobby gives people the opportunity to relax and to spend quality time with ... EU pilot project on recreational fisheries control finally underway 06 Mar 2020 EU pilot project on recreational fisheries control finally underway 0 3598 The pilot project funded by the European Commission to implement a control scheme for recreational fisheries catches of selected species is underway. The European Anglers Alliance (EAA) and the Europe... European anglers call for a fishing ban in the Rhine estuary 04 Mar 2020 European anglers call for a fishing ban in the Rhine estuary 0 3357 At the beginning of February, Stefan Spahn, Department Manager at the German Anglers Association (Deutscher Angelfischerverband e.V. - DAFV), handed over a petition to the Rhine Ministerial Conference... Croatia’s EU Council Presidency presents fisheries priorities 25 Feb 2020 Croatia’s EU Council Presidency presents fisheries priorities 0 3274 Since the 1st of January, Croatia has taken over the Presidency of the Council of the European Union. Every six months, one of the 27 Member States of the EU takes the Presidency of the Council. Less ... EU recreational fisheries sector advocates for full recognition in the Common Fisheries Policy 21 Feb 2020 EU recreational fisheries sector advocates for full recognition in the Common Fisheries Policy 0 3795 Anglers made the case at the European Parliament that a full recognition of the recreational fisheries sector in the Common Fisheries Policy is needed in order to properly manage public access to fish... The revision of the fisheries control system ongoing in Brussels 14 Feb 2020 The revision of the fisheries control system ongoing in Brussels 0 3643 The European Commission published its proposal for a revision of the fisheries control regulation in May 2018. The European Parliament and the Council of the EU started to work on the text back then b... North Sea and North Western Waters: Evaluation by EFCA suggests widespread non-compliance with the landing obligations 03 Feb 2020 North Sea and North Western Waters: Evaluation by EFCA suggests widespread non-compliance with the landing obligations 0 3451 The European Fisheries Control Agency (EFCA) has published three compliance evaluation reports which suggest that non-compliance with the landing obligation has been widespread in the North Sea and No... World Fish Migration Day 2020: Love Flows 31 Jan 2020 World Fish Migration Day 2020: Love Flows 0 3302 Save the date! The fourth edition of the World Fish Migration Day will take place on the 16th of May 2020.

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