In a high-level joint event with the Dutch Presidency of the Council on 24 May, EU Commissioner for Environment, Maritime Affairs and Fisheries, Karmenu Vella will present progress made and obstacles that need to be addressed in further developing a sustainable aquaculture sector in the EU.
A new report is on-line
The European Commission adopted today a report on the feasibility of an EU ecolabel scheme for fishery and aquaculture products. The report analyses three options for action by the EU: reinforcing the use of existing tools; mimimum requirements set by the EU; or establishing an EU-wide ecolabel scheme. It discusses each option's feasibility, advantages and disadvantages.
Pilot projects to estimate potential and actual escapement of silver eel