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Fisheries Committee of European Parliament votes to reform Common Fisheries Policy

December 24th, 2012 by Seas at Risk

The Fisheries Committee of the European Parliament voted on 18 December 2012 to reform the Common Fisheries Policy. MEPs expressed their desire for a more sustainable European fisheries by voting to restore fish stocks to healthy levels, set fishing limits according to scientific advice, and end discards. Dr Monica Verbeek, Seas At Risk Executive Director, […]