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14 July 2017 -
14 July 2017
On 17th July, Fisheries Ministers of the EU will discuss in Council, the Commission's Communication that sets out its principles for healthy and profitable fishing quotas for 2018.
 
14 July 2017 -
14 July 2017
On 17th July, Fisheries Ministers of the EU will discuss in Council, the Commission Communication that sets out its principles for healthy and profitable fishing quotas for 2018.
 
12 July 2017 -
12 July 2017
Monaco's iconic Oceanographic Museum will be the suitable stage, when on 27 July, the European Commissioner for Environment, Maritime Affairs and Fisheries Karmenu Vella launches the global campaign "World Aquariums Against Marine Litter" together with HSH Albert II, Prince of Monaco, and in the presence of the Executive Director of UN Environment Programme, Mr Erik Solheim, and the CEO of the World Association of Zoos and Aquariums, Mr Doug Cress.
 
5 July 2017 -
5 July 2017
A new report on EU support to small-scale coastal fisheries by Fisheries Local Action Groups (FLAGs) has just been published.
 
26 June 2017 -
26 June 2017
The Bluefin tuna fishing season in the Western and Central Mediterranean Sea and in the Adriatic Sea came to a close on 21 June at 8 AM for purse seiners, 3 days before the official closure on 24 June (open since 26 May). Thanks to the implementation of an international recovery plan and to the efforts of fishermen, catch limits for Bluefin tuna were increased in 2017, as the stock showed continued signs of recovery.
 
21 June 2017 -
21 June 2017
The 34th annual meeting of the North Atlantic Salmon Conservation Organisation (NASCO) took place in Varberg, Sweden, from 6 to 9 June and discussed new initiatives to better understand the threats and conservation challenges facing the Atlantic salmon, while improving the implementation of already adopted conservation and management measures and guidelines.
 
 
31 May 2017 -
31 May 2017
The Indian Ocean Tuna Commission (IOTC) held its 21st Annual Meeting in Yogyakarta, Indonesia, from 22 to 26 May 2017. The meeting addressed important challenges facing the conservation and sustainable management of stocks covered by the organisation’s mandate.
 

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