Cormorants & Anglers
The perceived mass depletion of commercial and angling clubs’ fish stocks in Europe and North America, principally on inland waters, has led to war being declared on the cormorant.
Take me to the river
Lots of women want to fish, but few do. Now there are moves to change the image of a pastime seen as stuffy, male and very old-fashioned
Experts Say Spanish Fishing Devastates Sharks
panish fishermen are devastating stocks of deep-water sharks in the northeast Atlantic, using wasteful and unregulated methods that leave more than half of their catch to rot, according to an investigation by Irish, Norwegian and British marine experts.
Eels: Commission proposes seasonal closure of eel fishing until approval of national protection plans
A proposal tabled by the European Commission recently will be the first step towards the recovery of the European eel stock,
Has China run out of steam?
As China’s energy crisis deepens the West looks on, and ponders the ripple effects that this will have on our economy?
UK Government hooking into sea angling
Sharper focus on recreational sea angling is promised by the government today (October 12) to ensure fish stocks in the inshore waters of England provide long-term economic returns. A team, which will work on sea angling policy, will be set up by the end of this year
Ombudsman criticises European Commission for interpretation of rules on fishing in Azorean waters
The European Ombudsman, P. Nikiforos Diamandouros, has recently criticised the European Commission for its interpretation of rules on fishing in the waters surrounding the Azores, a group of islands in the Atlantic Ocean belonging to Portugal.
Unprecedented demand for EFTTA youth Grant Scheme
EFTTA is delighted to report that there has been an influx of applications for an allocation of the EFTTA Youth Grant.
Sad passing of ex GIFAP Secretary General
It is with great sadness we announce the death of Alain Boyer, on 17th September 2005 at the age of 71.
The Committee urges the Commission to revise its proposals on fishing
Commissioner Joe Borg presented the developments underway within the Common Fisheries Policy and steps being undertaken towards establishing a Maritime policy for the Union.