Tonight Greenpeace and partners outline proposals for the CFP at the event The Future of EU Fisheries
The day those of us in fish world have been waiting for is upon us. Today the European Commission officially launched its proposals for a new Common Fisheries Policy (CFP) and finally we'll find out if Europe intends to meet its targets to recover our decimated fish stocks, or bend to the same political pressures of its 40 year history and failing put the environment first.
Will the dysfunctional status quo of the IWC be reformed this year? (Humpback off the coast of Tonga)
In a warehouse-like hall, with demoralisingly black walls, in a hotel on the Channel Island of Jersey, several hundred people have gathered this week for the annual meeting of the International Whaling Commission.
Activists project an animation on Pacific tuna destruction onto Sajo Industries HQ in Busan, South Korea
From our brand new Korean office, Oceans team leader at Greenpeace Australia Pacific, Lagi Toribau, reports from the Rainbow Warrior's latest action: taking the plight of Pacific tuna to South Korea's biggest fishing company - Sajo.
Jamie Oliver and the 'Unusual Suspects' on offer at Sainsbury's
In Africa, safari-bound tourists are usually keen to bag ‘The Big five' - species which once people wanted to shoot with bullets, but are now ones we want to shoot with cameras. However, we're so keen to ‘bag’ these species, that tourists often overlook the other amazing wildlife all around them.
Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall launches Fish Fight Europe outside the EU Commission, Brussels
From the UK to Europe:
Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall’s Fish Fight has become an incredible force for
change, with over 678 100 emails sent calling for an end to the insane practise of
discards in the UK – and now the battle’s moving to the continent.
Celestino Oliveira, Abdou Karim Sall and Issa Moustapha Diop meet fishing communities in Penzance
three African fishermen - Karim of Senegal, Celestino of Cape Verde and Issa of Mauritania
- were in the UK for the African Voices tour to deliver an urgent message: that
EU fleets must stop stealing fish from African Waters.