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Oceana documents species and habitats, monitor illegal fishing and propose new protected areas.
Proposing new marine protected areas, from the Arctic to the Mediterranean.
We are working to reduce overfishing and destructive fishing gears.
Protecting marine creatures in risk such as turtles and sharks.
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Combating the effects of climate change on the oceans and advocating for clean energy.
We want oceans free of mercury, oil and other pollutants.
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Deep-sea fisheries in the North-East Atlantic: News & Reports
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Oceana calls on EU Fisheries Ministers to catch up on deep-sea protection
On December 10 the European Parliament will close a 16-month process to review the regulation to fish vulnerable deep-sea species, but ministers have not even begun.
Oceana blasts lost opportunity to improve fisheries management in the Atlantic
North East Atlantic Commission postpones adoption of new bottom fishing regulation.
Oceana calls on European Parliament to reform deep-sea fisheries management
Deep-sea species account for only 1% of North-East Atlantic catches, but carry huge environmental costs
Oceana: EU Parliament votes for deep-sea fisheries management reform but falls short of prohibiting destructive fishing
Deep-sea fisheries in Europe: High environmental costs, minimal economic dependence
Catches of deep-sea species represent only 1.4% of EU Atlantic catches.
Consumers unaware of endangered shark liver oil in cosmetics
Oceana partners with Project Ocean, helps Selfridges to go ‘100% shark-free’
Environment Committee of EU Parliament calls for an end to deep-sea fisheries mismanagement
Deep-sea fisheries in the North-East Atlantic contribute only 1% of European catches but cause disproportionate environmental damage
EU Fisheries ministers increase quotas for vulnerable species
Oceana: EU Member States continue to disregard scientific advice and the binding precautionary principle for some stocks
EU catch limits proposal does not go far enough to protect deep sea especies
Commission ignored scientific advice to close several fisheries.
Deepsea shark liver oil is becoming latest marine gold for pirates
Internationally blacklisted pirate fishing vessels now target deep-sea sharks for their liver oil.
Oceana fishing opportunities recommendations for 2014 - North East Atlantic stocks
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Oceana urges fisheries ministers to end overfishing in 2015
December 12, 2014
Oceana denounces Council decision on deep-sea fishing opportunities
November 11, 2014
Oceana calls on EU fisheries ministers to change worrying picture of deep-sea fisheries
November 7, 2014
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