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New Byelaws prohibiting damaging fishing in European Marine Sites

Regulators, industry and civil society have been working together to help to ensure that the most potentially damaging fishing activities do not take place in sensitive sites.

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New Byelaws prohibiting damaging fishing in European Marine Sites

Regulators, industry and civil society have been working together to help to ensure that the most potentially damaging fishing activities do not take place in sensitive sites.

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Fish quota in the dock – a legal analysis

ClientEarth’s senior biodiversity lawyer Sandy Luk has written a short legal analysis of the recent High Court decision on fishing quota allocation.

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Fish quota in the dock – a legal analysis

ClientEarth’s senior biodiversity lawyer Sandy Luk has written a short legal analysis of the recent High Court decision on fishing quota allocation.

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European Council must not derail CFP reform

Today, and most likely late into tonight, 27 Member State Ministers will be making up their minds what future they want to provide for our fish and fishing communities.

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European Council must not derail CFP reform

Today, and most likely late into tonight, 27 Member State Ministers will be making up their minds what future they want to provide for our fish and fishing communities.

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ClientEarth and Fish Fight battle on after landmark fisheries reform

ClientEarth and Fish Fight keep battling on to protect our oceans after EU Parliament votes through landmark fishing reforms

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ClientEarth and Fish Fight battle on after landmark fisheries reform

ClientEarth and Fish Fight keep battling on to protect our oceans after EU Parliament votes through landmark fishing reforms

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Reforming the Common Fisheries Policy – Ending overfishing and discards

Ulrike Rodust MEP. the politician leading the European Parliament’s work on reforming the Common Fisheries Policy (CFP), has hosted a high-level dinner discussion on two of the most controversial issues in fisheries management/

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Reforming the Common Fisheries Policy – Ending overfishing and discards

Ulrike Rodust MEP. the politician leading the European Parliament’s work on reforming the Common Fisheries Policy (CFP), has hosted a high-level dinner discussion on two of the most controversial issues in fisheries management/

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A win for whales at the IWC

ClientEarth has been partnering with the Whale and Dolphin Conservation Society (WDCS) since spring 2010 to prove why apparent EU procedural blocks were legally wrong.

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A win for whales at the IWC

ClientEarth has been partnering with the Whale and Dolphin Conservation Society (WDCS) since spring 2010 to prove why apparent EU procedural blocks were legally wrong.

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Fisheries Council: what did we achieve?

Now that the dust has settled ever so slightly after the meeting of the Fisheries Council on 12 June, the question arises whether what was agreed is good, bad or indifferent.

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Fisheries Council: what did we achieve?

Now that the dust has settled ever so slightly after the meeting of the Fisheries Council on 12 June, the question arises whether what was agreed is good, bad or indifferent.

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Don’t discard the end of discards

On Monday, fisheries ministers from each of the EU countries will be gathering at their monthly meeting, this time to discuss discards and the common fisheries policy (CFP).

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Don’t discard the end of discards

On Monday, fisheries ministers from each of the EU countries will be gathering at their monthly meeting, this time to discuss discards and the common fisheries policy (CFP).

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Hooked on sustainable seafood

This week began with some fantastic news as we read in the Guardian about the sharp rise in the sale of sustainable seafood products in the UK throughout 2011.

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Hooked on sustainable seafood

This week began with some fantastic news as we read in the Guardian about the sharp rise in the sale of sustainable seafood products in the UK throughout 2011.

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The reformed CFP must end overfishing

Although Commissioner Maria Damanaki has said she wants an ambitious CFP reform that ends overfishing, as a legal document, the CFP reform proposal does not define clearly enough the terms and provisions to realise its goal.

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The reformed CFP must end overfishing

Although Commissioner Maria Damanaki has said she wants an ambitious CFP reform that ends overfishing, as a legal document, the CFP reform proposal does not define clearly enough the terms and provisions to realise its goal.

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EU fisheries and access to information

Good access-to-information news! This year we helped NGO TransparentSea in an access to documents case regarding EU Fisheries Partnership Agreements (FPAs) with third party states.

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EU fisheries and access to information

Good access-to-information news! This year we helped NGO TransparentSea in an access to documents case regarding EU Fisheries Partnership Agreements (FPAs) with third party states.

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The future of fish still looks uncertain…

The European Commission is due to publish its proposal for the reform of the Common Fisheries Policy in July. However, recent press reports indicate that details of the Commission’s proposal are already being leaked to the media.

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The future of fish still looks uncertain…

The European Commission is due to publish its proposal for the reform of the Common Fisheries Policy in July. However, recent press reports indicate that details of the Commission’s proposal are already being leaked to the media.

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The Jackson Review: Justice for the planet?

The Jackson Review is intended to address the significant financial risks that come with bringing a case in UK courts. ClientEarth lawyer Sandy Luk explains why it has missed the target for environmental cases.

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The Jackson Review: Justice for the planet?

The Jackson Review is intended to address the significant financial risks that come with bringing a case in UK courts. ClientEarth lawyer Sandy Luk explains why it has missed the target for environmental cases.

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