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Oceana documents species and habitats, monitor illegal fishing and propose new protected areas.
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We are working to reduce overfishing and destructive fishing gears.
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Fishing Subsidies: News & Reports
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Oceana supports Commission quota deductions to compensate for overfishing
European Commission penalizes 10 Member States; Spain, UK and Portugal are the hardest hit.
Oceana satisfied with courts sanctions deterrent enough prevent overfishing in Europe
Oceana statement on taxation of energy products Parliament vote
European Parliament fails to address nearly €1.4 Billion in fuel subsidies funding overfishing by oversized EU fleet.
Oceana: reform of EU fleet management strongly needed to effectively tackle overcapacity and rebuild fish stocks
Despite billions invested to reduce EU fishing fleet, report concludes it is still oversized.
Commission Fisheries subsidies proposaltakes positive steps but problematic loopholes remain
Oceana urges EU Member States to remove all capacity enhancing subsidies from financing regulation.
New Oceana report reveals true amount of EU fishing sector subsidies to be €3.3 billion
13 Member States Receive More in Taxpayer Funded Subsidies than Total Value of Fish Landings.
Oceana deplores European Parliament approval of resolution to increase fuel subsidies
Today the European Parliament adopted a resolution that calls for an increase in ‘de minimis’ subsidies from 30.000 Euro to 60.000 Euro for a three year term..
Oceana to EU Parliament: fuel subsidies' increase not a long term solution, will damage fish stocks
Harmful subsidies to the fishing sector are not a long-term solution and have been shown to increase overfishing while offering only a marginal increase in profit.
Oceana strictly opposes subsidies for the construction of new fishing vessels
Spanish shipowners have requested subsidies to construct vessels that will operate outside EU waters.
Oceana denounces Xunta de Galicia insists to grant €4 million subsidies to fishing pirates
Manuel Antonio Vidal Pego, internationally condemned for IUU fishing, is an owner of Biomega Nutrición, the company receiving the financial aid
European Fisheries Subsidies
Preliminary reaction to European Maritime and Fisheries Fund proposal
Reforming EU fisheries subsidies
The European Union and Fishing Subsidies
UNEP workshop on fisheries subsidies and sustainable fisheries management
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EU moves away, but fails to make clean break from harmful subsidies
January 28, 2014
Parliament axes most harmful fisheries subsidies
October 23, 2013
200 scientists urge EU Parliament to invest in rebuilding fish stocks
October 15, 2013
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