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16 November 2015 -
16 November 2015
The Common Fisheries Policy obliges Member States to adjust their fleets' capacity to the fishing opportunities available to them. Member States continue to make progress to this aim, the Report shows.
 
22 October 2015 -
22 October 2015
Today the Commission adopted a plan to reduce the wasteful practice of discarding – throwing overboard unwanted fish – in the North Sea.
 
12 October 2015 -
12 October 2015
Today the Commission adopted two plans to reduce the wasteful practice of discarding – throwing overboard unwanted fish – in the north western and south western waters of the Atlantic. These discard plans concern demersal fisheries, i.e. fish that feed on or near the sea bottom, and are temporary measures to phase out discarding and gradually put in place the landing obligation, a key component of the EU's reformed Common Fisheries Policy.
 
23 July 2015 -
23 July 2015
The EU has been criticised recently for imposing a minimum size for fishing clams in the Mediterranean. Italian press reports that these rules limit the ability to enjoy the traditional dish of spaghetti with clams.
 
14 July 2015
The seminar reviewed the latest information on the state of fish stocks and of the economic developments of the fleets in the Northeast Atlantic, the North Sea, the Baltic Sea, and in the Mediterranean.
 
18 June 2015 -
18 June 2015
The European Commission has adopted a proposal for a regulation, upgrading the EU framework for the collection, management and use of data for fisheries.
 
 
5 May 2015 -
5 May 2015
A new video that illustrates the key role of science in contributing to the so called 'Blue Growth', the maritime contribution to achieving the goals of the Europe 2020 strategy for smart, sustainable and inclusive growth.
 

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