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EU fisheries funding approved by MEPs

THE EUROPEAN Parliament approved the draft proposal for the allocation of the European Maritime and Fisheries Fund (EMFF) by a show of hands on Wednesday 22nd October.   MEPs voted against the decision to reintroduce subsidiaries for the building of new boats and have implemented strict limits on the amount of public funding that can…
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Overfishing in decline

THE LATEST figures on fish stocks in EU waters indicate that efforts to phase out overfishing are paying off, said the European Commission.                     In a consultation document, the Commission reported on the state of European fish stocks. The data shows that 39% of assessed fish…
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