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Fish stocks in the North and West of Europe are recovering, but there are still serious problems of overfishing in the Mediterranean Sea.
The European Commission has published its annual consultation paper on the state of fish stocks and the preparation for setting next years' fish quotas.
In response to the concerns raised by several citizens about animal welfare in fish farming, the European Commission would like to clarify that the health and welfare of farmed fish is important for EU aquaculture.

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Fisheries

16/04/2014 -  From sea to plate
video, cfp

Ever wondered how the fish on your plate got there? Find out how and discover why the European Commission is committed to making fishing sustainable. You can play your role too - our choices to eat, buy or sell sustainable fish can affect every step of the fish's journey from sea to plate.



 

24/03/2014 -  Sentinels of the sea
video, iuu

For the last seven years, the Indian Ocean Commission has received financial support from the European Union, amounting to € 12 million for maritime surveillance and the fight against illegal fishing. This video shows how five countries have pooled their strengths and resources to conduct effective and responsive missions.



 

20/03/2014 -  Lifejackets: saving lives
video, eff

It's a fact that lifejackets - when worn correctly - save fishermen's lives. In this short film, a fisherman from Northern Ireland tells us how he owes his life to the lifejacket he was wearing, supplied a month previously by a Joint Initiative co-funded by the European Fisheries Fund.



 

28/06/2012 -  Secure share
video, cfp

A video that shows how Transferable Fishing Concessions work and what benefits they can bring, with examples from Denmark, Sweden, Spain and Estonia.



 

28/10/2011 -  Axis 4 of the European Fisheries Fund
Axis 4 of the European Fisheries Fund

Videos presenting projects managed by Fisheries Local Action Groups (FLAGs) using Axis 4 funds of the European Fisheries Fund



 

13/07/2011 -  Reform of the Common Fisheries Policy
Reform of the Common Fisheries Policy

Video presenting the key elements of the proposals for the reform of the Common Fisheries policy.



 

07/04/2009 -  Aquaculture - opportunities for development
Picture from the video on aquaculture
Video produced for the adoption of the Commission‘s strategy for sustainable development of EU aquaculture.

 

05/02/2009 -  EU Action Plan for the Conservation and Management of Sharks
Picture of a shark
Videos (short and long version) produced in connection with the adoption of the EU Action Plan for the protection of sharks (3'05 and 9'08)

 

14/11/2008 -  From net to plate: making control work for Europe's fisheries
Picture from the video on fisheries control
Videos (short and long version) produced in connection with the Commission's proposal for a reform of the EU system for fisheries control (3'29 and 9'17)

 

17/10/2007 -  The EU comes to the aid of fragile marine ecosystems
Picture from the video on how to protect fragile marine ecosystems from destructive fishing
Video produced in connection with the Commission's communication on how to protect fragile marine ecosystems from destructive fishing (5'13)

 

17/10/2007 -  Illegal fishing: blocking access to the EU market
Picture from the video on measures to combat illegal fishing
Video produced in connection with the Commission‘s proposal to reinforce the measures to combat illegal fishing (10'30)

 

28/03/2007 -  European fisheries: a strategy for eliminating discards
Picture from the video on eliminating discards
Video produced for the adoption of the Commission's strategy for eliminating discards (10'05)