New Report Looks at Problem of TAC-Setting Above Scientific Levels in Europe
Advocacy group Client Earth issued a new report yesterday listing those members of the EU who routinely set catch limits above sustainable levels, adding to the crises in fisheries management in Europe.
In 2013, the European Commission agreed to a Common Fisheries Policy (CFP) to end overfishing by 2020 at the latest. Last July, the EC reiterated the benefits of sustainably managed fish stocks, noting the benefits to fleets, communities, and fish stocks in the north but describing the situation in the Mediterranean and the Black Seas ...
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