EU refusing to abandon destructive fishing


Fisheries ministers’ narrow approach to European Commission plans to better protect the oceans is ‘incompetent’, says Seas At Risk

The EU is refusing to abandon environmentally destructive fishing practices, says climate activist Seas At Risk.

The association is ‘appalled by the lack of ambition’ shown by fisheries ministers who it says have failed to align with the European Commission’s attempt to shift to low-impact fisheries, protect threatened species and end bottom trawling in marine protected areas.

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