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Beautiful beaches, plagued by plastic: going plastic free on holiday

Top tips for a fantastic plastic-free holiday

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Beautiful beaches, plagued by plastic: going plastic free on holiday

Top tips for a fantastic plastic-free holiday

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5 lessons from my first plastic-free week

Five surprising things I learned in a week without single-use plastic.

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5 lessons from my first plastic-free week

Five surprising things I learned in a week without single-use plastic.

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An end to not-so-fantastic plastic bags?

This week, Nick Clegg announced plans for a 5p plastic bag charge for England, with a proposal that the profits go to charities tackling the impact of plastic bags on the environment. Unfortunately this ‘PlasTax’ as its known in other countries, is

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An end to not-so-fantastic plastic bags?

This week, Nick Clegg announced plans for a 5p plastic bag charge for England, with a proposal that the profits go to charities tackling the impact of plastic bags on the environment. Unfortunately this ‘PlasTax’ as its known in other countries, is

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Why we need to put the ‘fish’ back into fisheries

New research published today has shown that as overfishing across the world’s oceans has increased.

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Why we need to put the ‘fish’ back into fisheries

New research published today has shown that as overfishing across the world’s oceans has increased.

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A day in the life of a fisherman

Ever wondered what it’s like to be a fisherman? David Stevens, a Cornish fisherman, tells us about a typical day in his life…

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A day in the life of a fisherman

Ever wondered what it’s like to be a fisherman? David Stevens, a Cornish fisherman, tells us about a typical day in his life…

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Why counting fish counts

It may sounds obvious, but counting how many fish are in the sea, and how many we are taking out, really matters.

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Why counting fish counts

It may sounds obvious, but counting how many fish are in the sea, and how many we are taking out, really matters.

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Judgement day for Millport Marine Research Station

A few days ago, I saw a worrying Facebook status by a friend to ‘save Millport’s marine station’.

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Judgement day for Millport Marine Research Station

A few days ago, I saw a worrying Facebook status by a friend to ‘save Millport’s marine station’.

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ClientEarth responds to blog on overfishing by our friends at nef

ClientEarth marine scientist Melissa Pritchard responds to a blog on overfishing by the new economics foundation

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ClientEarth responds to blog on overfishing by our friends at nef

ClientEarth marine scientist Melissa Pritchard responds to a blog on overfishing by the new economics foundation

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UK Parliament’s big report on the Common Fisheries Policy is a big disappointment

The House of Commons’ Environment Food and Rural Affairs (EFRA) Committee has published a report today on EU proposals for reform of the Common Fisheries Policy (CFP).

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UK Parliament’s big report on the Common Fisheries Policy is a big disappointment

The House of Commons’ Environment Food and Rural Affairs (EFRA) Committee has published a report today on EU proposals for reform of the Common Fisheries Policy (CFP).

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Money: the catch of the day

The New Economics Foundation (NEF) has just published a report whose findings back up everything that we’re working for during the current review of Europe’s disastrous Common Fisheries Policy (CFP).

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Money: the catch of the day

The New Economics Foundation (NEF) has just published a report whose findings back up everything that we’re working for during the current review of Europe’s disastrous Common Fisheries Policy (CFP).

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48,000… 49,000… 50,000…

The success of the Fish Fight campaign so far has been incredible. 12 months ago the idea that we may get a discard ban in the European Commission’s Common Fisheries Policy (CFP) proposal was distant hope.

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48,000… 49,000… 50,000…

The success of the Fish Fight campaign so far has been incredible. 12 months ago the idea that we may get a discard ban in the European Commission’s Common Fisheries Policy (CFP) proposal was distant hope.

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Europe flying blind on fish stocks

Worrying signals from Europe on maintaining sustainable fish stocks: in recent days the UK’s Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs released this statement.

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Europe flying blind on fish stocks

Worrying signals from Europe on maintaining sustainable fish stocks: in recent days the UK’s Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs released this statement.

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Response to the Common Fisheries Policy at London Zoo

It is no surprise that the upcoming reform of the Common Fisheries Policy (CFP) has been on the minds of the fishing industry and conservationists for years. But this year it’s also firmly on the agenda for MPs, MEPs, celebrity chefs, and people all over Europe.

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Response to the Common Fisheries Policy at London Zoo

It is no surprise that the upcoming reform of the Common Fisheries Policy (CFP) has been on the minds of the fishing industry and conservationists for years. But this year it’s also firmly on the agenda for MPs, MEPs, celebrity chefs, and people all over Europe.

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ClientEarth gets politicians to agree about overfishing

On June 8, ClientEarth collaborated with GLOBE International, the Zoological Society of London and Synchronicity Earth to organise the GLOBE World Oceans Day Forum: Reforming Europe’s Common Fisheries Policy at Selfridges in London.

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ClientEarth gets politicians to agree about overfishing

On June 8, ClientEarth collaborated with GLOBE International, the Zoological Society of London and Synchronicity Earth to organise the GLOBE World Oceans Day Forum: Reforming Europe’s Common Fisheries Policy at Selfridges in London.

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Fish Fight in the House of Commons – thank you

This blog is actually a great big thank you to everyone who used our toolkit and wrote to their MPs asking for the Fish Fight Early Day Motion to be debated in Parliament.

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Fish Fight in the House of Commons – thank you

This blog is actually a great big thank you to everyone who used our toolkit and wrote to their MPs asking for the Fish Fight Early Day Motion to be debated in Parliament.

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The waiting game to save our fish is over

Recently you may have heard a lot about the Common Fisheries Policy (CFP) and how the future of our fish is hanging in the balance based on this legislation.

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The waiting game to save our fish is over

Recently you may have heard a lot about the Common Fisheries Policy (CFP) and how the future of our fish is hanging in the balance based on this legislation.

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Turn your MP into a Fish Fighter!

Zac Goldsmith MP tables for a Fish Fight debate in the House of Commons – now we need your help. Zac Goldsmith has made an official move to seek support in the UK parliament for Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall’s Fish Fight campaign, by tabling what’s known as an early day motion (EDM).

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Turn your MP into a Fish Fighter!

Zac Goldsmith MP tables for a Fish Fight debate in the House of Commons – now we need your help. Zac Goldsmith has made an official move to seek support in the UK parliament for Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall’s Fish Fight campaign, by tabling what’s known as an early day motion (EDM).

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Fish Fight, the CFP and our discard disgrace

www.fishfight.net

Sunday is World Fisheries Day, but in 2010 is this a day for celebration or protest?

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Fish Fight, the CFP and our discard disgrace

www.fishfight.net

Sunday is World Fisheries Day, but in 2010 is this a day for celebration or protest?

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