Tag Archives: EU Common Fisheries Policy

The future of fishing

DISCARDS AND by catch could be history thanks to a revolutionary approach to fishing.                     Imagine if every fish landed on a trawler was alive, in perfect condition and small fish, sharks and other species could be safely released underwater before a catch was lifted aboard.  …
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Reform for European fisheries policy

THE EUROPEAN Parliament today voted to back a major reform of the EU's Common Fisheries Policy (CFP). The new proposals aim to cut fishing to sustainable stock levels, end dumping at sea (discards), and base long-term planning on sound scientific data.   Environmental groups have welcomed the news as “ground-breaking” but some fishing groups claimed…
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