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EU Institutions agree on deep sea trawling ban and Baltic Sea fisheries management plan 06 Jul 2016 EU Institutions agree on deep sea trawling ban and Baltic Sea fisheries management plan 0 1764 The European Institutions recently agreed on two important pieces of legislation regarding fisheries: a multiannual management plan for the Baltic Sea and a ban on deep sea fishing. EAA and EFTTA met with Commissioner Vella 30 Jun 2016 EAA and EFTTA met with Commissioner Vella 0 1656 Nine people from EAA and EFTTA, and a journalist from the magazine ‘Angling International’ met with Mr Karmenu Vella, the European Commissioner in charge of Environment, Maritime Affairs and Fisheries... What does the EU referendum result mean for fish and fishing? 27 Jun 2016 What does the EU referendum result mean for fish and fishing? 0 1721 Angling Trust’s Chief Executive Mark Lloyd considers what Brexit may mean for fish and angling in UK. Revised Danish cormorant management plan published for consultation 24 Jun 2016 Revised Danish cormorant management plan published for consultation 0 1435 The Danish cormorant management plan in force dates from 2009. Now a revised version for 2016–2020 has been published for consultation. The plan is expected to enter into force on 1 July. “EU environment legislation: The term ‘favourable conservation status’ for species - Researchers clear up Misinterpretations” 22 Jun 2016 “EU environment legislation: The term ‘favourable conservation status’ for species - Researchers clear up Misinterpretations” 0 2003 The latest issue of “Science for Environment Policy" brings an informative article about the Habitats Directive’s concept “Favourable Conservation Status” (FCS). Law and ecology researchers have teame... Public consultation on the Multiannual plan for the Western Mediterranean Sea 14 Jun 2016 Public consultation on the Multiannual plan for the Western Mediterranean Sea 0 1258 The European Commission launched a public consultation on the Multiannual plan for the fisheries exploiting demersal stocks in the Western Mediterranean Sea. Angling rally, Sunday 5 June - 300,000 protesters took to the streets of Madrid 07 Jun 2016 Angling rally, Sunday 5 June - 300,000 protesters took to the streets of Madrid 0 2333 About 300,000 people took to the streets of Madrid Sunday to put pressure on the Spanish decision makers to change an 'inflexible' piece of invasive alien species legislation. New WWF report shows sturgeon decline by over 99 per cent in the past 30 years 31 May 2016 New WWF report shows sturgeon decline by over 99 per cent in the past 30 years 0 1256 A new WWF report urges international action to preserve the sturgeon. World Fish Migration Day 2016 25 May 2016 World Fish Migration Day 2016 0 1416 European anglers participation in the World Fish Migration Day 2016, about our troubled migratory fish species. Eels - Dutch anglers furious over false catch claims 18 May 2016 Eels - Dutch anglers furious over false catch claims 0 1744 Dutch commercial fishers claim that angling is the cause of 300 tonnes of dead eels every year. EAA's Dutch member organisation Sportvisserij Netherlands is furious about this false claim. The European Commission unveils a Strategy to improve fish stocks in the Mediterranean 10 May 2016 The European Commission unveils a Strategy to improve fish stocks in the Mediterranean 0 1942 Fish stocks in the Mediterranean are shrinking. Some are on the verge of depletion. All in all, 93% of the fish stocks assessed are over-exploited. The European Commission to sue Germany over water pollution caused by nitrates 03 May 2016 The European Commission to sue Germany over water pollution caused by nitrates 0 1922 Since the Commission considers that the water pollution by nitrates is also not sufficiently addressed by the German authorities in the framework of the ongoing revision of the national action program... The Angling Trust launches 'say NO to IUU' fishing campaign 27 Apr 2016 The Angling Trust launches 'say NO to IUU' fishing campaign 0 1521 The Angling Trust, the EAA’s English Member, launched a campaign last week to raise awareness amongst its members about the problem of Illegal, Unreported and Unregulated (IUU) fisheries. Members of the European Parliament granted an audience with the King of the Danube River 21 Apr 2016 Members of the European Parliament granted an audience with the King of the Danube River 0 1410 A conference organised by the European Parliament Recreational Fisheries Forum on the 19th April 2016 shed light upon the worrying state of the Danube basin by examining the case of one of its endemic... New report by the EU Court of Auditors criticises the lack of action in "The Baltic Sea, one of the world’s most polluted waters" 18 Apr 2016 New report by the EU Court of Auditors criticises the lack of action in "The Baltic Sea, one of the world’s most polluted waters" 0 1204 The EU’s Court of Auditors (ECA) released a report called “Combating eutrophication in the Baltic Sea: further and more effective action needed”. EAA’s hydropower campaign making waves 13 Apr 2016 EAA’s hydropower campaign making waves 0 1139 A few months ago, an event on the issue of hydropower was organised in the European Parliament by the European Parliament Forum on Recreational Fisheries and Aquatic Environment. The forum’s secretari... CONFERENCE: The Danube under threat. The Danube salmon - a barometer of the river basin's poor health 19 Apr 2016 CONFERENCE: The Danube under threat. The Danube salmon - a barometer of the river basin's poor health 0 1260 An event organised by the European Parliament Recreational Fisheries Forum on the occasion of the World Fish Migration Day Baltic Sea fisheries - multi-annual plan agreed yesterday 17 Mar 2016 Baltic Sea fisheries - multi-annual plan agreed yesterday 0 1841 Yesterday, the Council and Parliament agreed on a multi-annual plan for Baltic fisheries. EAA is now observer to HELCOM 16 Mar 2016 EAA is now observer to HELCOM 0 1364 EAA has been accepted as an obseerver to HELCOM. EAA applies for observer status to HELCOM 11 Mar 2016 EAA applies for observer status to HELCOM 0 1636 EAA has applied for observer status to the HELCOM (Baltic Marine Environment Protection Commission - Helsinki Commission).

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