This joint-NGO media briefing unraveled the obscure process of setting fishing limits between the EU, UK, Norway and other coastal states in the Northeast Atlantic for 2022. After years of setting fishing limits higher than scientific advice, EU, Norwegian and UK fisheries ministers must pull out all stops to halt the drastic decline in fish populations and ocean health if they are to deliver on promises made at home and internationally to end overfishing, and to halt the biodiversity and climate crises.
- How does it work? Explanation of the process and requirements according to the law, including the Brexit Agreement.
- State of the Stocks and European Seas – overfishing: past and present, and iconic fish at risk.
- The future of fishing in Europe: Lessons learned from 1st year of post-Brexit TACs and a changing climate.
Posted on: 16 November 2021