Taking Action for the Mediterranean Sea
In the past 60 years the Mediterranean
of its large predators and marine mammals
75% of assessed fish stocks are overfished
Because of Destructive fishing, sPecies and habitats are disappearing
Biodiversity loss makes the Mediterranean ever more vulnerable to climate change
Overfishing is damaging marine ecosystems and bringing fish stocks to the brink of collapse.
To stop the loss of biodiversity, we need to act now.
We fight destructive and illegal fishing that is depleting the Mediterranean Sea.
The Mediterranean is the most overefished sea in the world. To reverse this, at least 30% of its waters must be fully protected.
Because of overfishing and loss of habitat, 12% of fish species and 40% of sharks, rays and chimaeras are at risk of extinction.
Mediterranean: Illegal trawling in the Biological Protection Area (ZTB)
The incursions of illegal trawling: the case of the Tremiti ZTB
Pour ne fâcher personne, l'accord conclu dans la nuit abandonne les espèces méditerranéennes menacées à leur destin
Para contentar a todos, el acuerdo alcanzado durante la noche penaliza a las especies en riesgo en el Mediterráneo
The Med Sea Alliance’s new data atlas maps, for the first-time, areas permanently closed to bottom trawling and investigates illegal trawling in these areas
Les ministres européens des pêches vont échanger sur le futur de l'anguille européenne
184 Natura 2000 sites designated to protected coralligenous habitats, sea grass and maerl beds are still not fully protected from trawling
The EU is subsidizing overfishing by one of the most destructive fisheries, at the expense of the marine environment and the future of low impact fisheries
Members of the European Parliament (MEPs) will be watched on a crucial vote for the health of the planet
La experiencia de los pescadores locales puede contribuir a un mejor conocimiento de los ecosistemas vulnerables en la zona maritima del delta del Ebro
The EU national governments must refrain from the use of public funding for harmful fisheries subsidies
The new fishing closures introduced by Spain do not provide sufficient protection and must be urgently strengthened
The Western Mediterranean is plagued by overfishing – 2.71 times higher than sustainable levels
The EU rejects the GFCM’s scientific advice and blocks the adoption of a Fisheries Restricted Area in the Ebro Delta Margin (EDM FRA)
The EU’s multi-annual management plan is the plan implemented in the Mediterranean to deliver the Common Fisheries Policies objectives
Members of European Parliament urge Commissioner Sinkevičius to close this FRA to bottom fishing
Dix ONG interpellent les trois ministres en charge de l’environnement marin