The Commission has adopted a renewed strategy for the most remote parts of the EU, known as outermost regions, to unlock their potential through appropriate investment and reforms.
The EU Mission “Restore our Ocean and Waters by 2030”, a large-scale, “Appollo-11 style” push to protect and restore the health of our ocean and waters, has just launched a second wave of actions. Its aim is to achieve healthy marine and freshwater ecosystems through research and innovation, citizen
European Maritime Day (EMD), the biggest maritime stakeholders event in Europe, is taking place in Ravenna, Italy, next week. After 3 years of virtual and hybrid format due to the COVID pandemic, this year it will be a physical event. At the same time, like in the past years EMD will be webstreamed
What is maritime spatial planning? Why do we need it? How does the EU promote it? How well are Member States implementing the directive? What are the next steps? What is this progress report for and what does it tell us?
The European Commission has published a report on the implementation of the Maritime Spatial Planning Directive, which sets the obligation for the 22 coastal Member States to establish maritime spatial plans by 31 March 2021 at the latest.
Fishing always comes with a certain degree of unpredictability and uncertainty. This is equally true for professional fishers as it is for enthusiasts. When they cast their nets or fishing lines, they never know if and what they might catch.
When you think about lice, you normally associate them with dogs. But did you know that salmons could have lice too? Sea lice, that is. These are parasites that typically cause infections in salmons and other farmed fish. If left untreated, they can eventually kill the salmon.
After more than 2 years, it´s time to celebrate the efforts of the EU4Ocean Coalition‘s members!
Norway and the EU reached a political understanding in relation to the fisheries in the Northeast Arctic, in ICES subareas 1 and 2. The area concerned includes the waters around the archipelago of Svalbard and the international waters of the Barents Sea. The understanding ensures sustainable fishing
In this episode, we meet Portuguese fishers and researchers looking for ways to modernise the sector — from a simple “scarecrow of the seas” preventing accidental bycatch of marine birds (EU-funded MedAves Pesca project) to high-tech underwater robots that rely on acoustic sensing and artificial