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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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Fish policy reform step closer

THE REFORM of the Common Fisheries Policy (CFP) has moved a step closer with an agreement between the European Parliament and the Council of Ministers.   The overarching aim of the reformed policy is to end overfishing and ensure fishing is environmentally, economically and socially sustainable. The reforms aim to support sustainable sectoral growth, create…
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