Ten years and 36% more fish in the sea
Fishing pressure has been declining while fish populations gain strength, according to Europêche's reading of the latest STECF report – but there is still work to be done

Ten years and 36% more fish in the sea

According to European fishing industry body Europêche, the report by the European Commission’s scientific body STECF shows that fish populations in European waters have increased significantly and have been growing…

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EU Parliament axes pulse gear
Fishermen from all over Holland travelled to Strasbourg to be present, and to demonstrate outside the Parliament. Image: VisNed

EU Parliament axes pulse gear

The end of pulse fishing came yesterday with a vote in the European Parliament in Strasbourg in which MEPs voted through a raft of measures, including the decision to outlaw…

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MPAs – benefit or challenge?

If your work brings you into contact with Marine Protected Areas, do you see them as positive in providing benefits or negative in limiting what you can do? Do they support or restrict your business or other activities, and how do they contribute to the blue economy?

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