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24 August 2010

Seas At Risk member, The Marine Conservation Society, has announced in a joint action with ClientEarth, that it has won a ‘David & Goliath’ legal battle against the UK Government at the United Nations (UN).

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15 July 2010

Today marks the first implementation deadline regarding the Marine Strategy Framework Directive (MSFD).

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01 July 2010

Portuguese NGO and Seas At Risk member Liga para a Protecção da Natureza (LPN) launched its sustainable fish consumption website last month.

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29 June 2010

European Fisheries Ministers met in Luxembourg to discuss the Commission Communication on Fishing Opportunities 2011 and the Reform of the Common Fisheries Policy (CFP).

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24 June 2010

The Deep Sea Conservation Coalition today released a report at the United Nations which describes major shortcomings in the implementation of UN General Assembly resolutions designed to protect the deep-ocean from the destructive impact of fishing.

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20 June 2010

Ministers from the OSPAR contracting parties will meet together for the first time in seven years to discuss the future of the marine environment of the North East Atlantic.

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10 June 2010

The recently formed Clean Shipping Coalition, of which Seas At Risk is a founding member, has gained consultative status at the International Maritime Organisation (IMO).

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08 June 2010

Ahead of the Agriculture and Fisheries Council meeting on June 28, Seas At Risk and the Fisheries Secretariat have submitted environmental guidance to ministers on issues relating to access, overcapacity and the use of subsidies.

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03 June 2010

EU greenhouse gas emissions from the shipping sector for 2008 fell for the first time in almost twenty years, a report by the European Environment Agengy (EEA) has found.

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20 May 2010

At the close of a major fisheries stakeholder conference on the reform of the Common Fisheries Policy , 11 prominent NGOs called on European Fisheries Ministers to promote a shift to “appropriately-scaled, community-based fisheries, using ecologically responsible, selective fishing technology and practices” in the new policy.

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18 May 2010

European Maritime Day, in its third year of life, is being acknowledged this May in the format of a five day event incorporating a range of talks and discussions concerning maritime affairs.

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17 May 2010

Seas At Risk is disappointed to see that today’s European Commission’s Communication on fishing opportunities in EU waters in 2011 does not contain any reference to United Nations’ requirements for the management of deep-sea fisheries on the high seas.

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03 May 2010

Seas At Risk member, the Surfrider Foundation Europe, has called for more action to reduce waste at source after publishing the results of an impact study evaluating the effect of the new European Directive 2006/7/CE on beach closures.

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30 April 2010

Over 70 artisanal coastal fisheries organisations and non-governmental organisations (NGOs) including Seas At Risk, have signed a joint declaration calling for the reform of the Common Fisheries Policy (CFP) to place sustainable artisanal coastal fisheries at the heart of the CFP.

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30 April 2010

This month saw the launch of a brand new international environmental coalition dedicated exclusively to the greening of international shipping.

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26 April 2010

The annual Mediterranean beach clean-up, as organised by Seas At Risk member Legambiente, will take place this year between the 29th and 30th of May.

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19 April 2010

In response to a formal written question put forward by Caroline Lucas MEP, the European Commission has acknowledged the problem of waste at sea but has given little hope for immediate action to prevent this spiralling problem.

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16 April 2010

Christine Absil and Esther Luiten of Seas At Risk member organisation Stichting De Noordzee (SDN) have been awarded the prestigious Edgar Donker Prize 2010 for their contribution towards the sustainability of fish stocks.

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31 March 2010

The European Environment Agency (EEA) has highlighted in its March report the need for drastic action to protect and restore the rich biodiversity of European waters.

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15 March 2010

The Environment Council agreed today to a long-term vision and a new biodiversity headline target for 2020. By agreeing to the strongest of four options proposed by the European Commission, the Council has given biodiversity a second chance after the failure to meet the target of halting biodiversity loss in the EU set for 2010.

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