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Oceana welcomes EU Commission proposal to phase out deep-sea bottom trawling in the Northeast Atlantic
Proposal prevents, for the first time, fishing opportunities from being set higher than scientific recommendations.
EU approves unsustainable catch limits for deep-sea species
Deep-sea species are especially vulnerable yet newly established TACs ignore scientific advice.
Unilever ends the use of shark products in its cosmetics
In its campaign to end the use of shark squalene, Oceana has received news that the multinational will stop using this product in early 2008, joining other European cosmetic companies that have already done so
The European Commission has proposed to reopen the wasterful deep-sea gillnet fishery of the Northeast Atlantic
Oceana warns that this fishery urgently needs consistent and effective management measures, due to the damage it causes to sharks and other deep-sea species.
Spain, Portugal, France and Poland turn their backs on fisheries management and support depleting deep-sea fish stocks
Many species of deep-sea fish have a very long life span and very low levels of reproductive activity, making them especially vulnerable to commercial exploitation.
Oceana calls for the closure of the "dirtiest" fisheries in the EU
The vessels fly the flags of the United Kingdom, Germany and flags of convenience, but most of them are owned by Spanish companies.
Bottom trawling is exhausting deep-sea species
More and more groups of scientists, including those at the ICES, are calling for these fisheries to be closed down.
Orange roughy, bioluminescent fish and other deep-sea species are now a commercial target due to the scarcity of traditional fisheries
Proposals to catch almost 45,000 tonnes of deep-sea fish in 2005 have been made.
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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