Seas At Risk, together with Our Fish, ClientEarth, Sciaena, the Pew Charitable Trust and Oceana, hosted a press briefing ahead of the upcoming AGRIFISH Council meeting at which EU countries will set fishing limits for 2021 for some 30 fish stocks managed exclusively by the EU. 

European policy makers reached a provisional agreement today on how to structure the 6.1 billion EUR budget of the next European Maritime, Fisheries and Aquaculture Fund (EMFAF) 2021-2027. 

Marine environmental organisations have expressed dismay at the continued inaction of the European Commission, France and Spain, in the face of thousands of expected dolphin deaths in fishing nets in the Bay of Biscay this winter.  The season in which these needless and cruel deaths peak starts today.    

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