ZSL Event: The Conservation Value of European Deep-sea Habitats

On 13 October 2015 the Zoological Society of London (ZSL) hosted a science and conservation event focused on exploring the value of Europe’s unique underwater ecosystems. Chaired by Chris Yesson from ZSL, the evening consisted of presentations by internationally renowned scientists and policy advisors, who all shed light on the importance of deep-sea marine habitats. […]

BLOOM Launched Action Aimed at French Government During Paris and Lorient “ALTERNATIBA VILLAGES”

The citizen movement “Alternatiba Paris” organized a large event of alternatives on Republic Square during the weekend of September 26-27. Two months before the COP 21, this festival of solutions for the climate attracted around 60,000 people and hundreds of organizations. Dozens of debates, concerts, workshops, and artistic animations were also organized. BLOOM association had […]

Minister Fernand Etgen Welcomes Sea Rose in Luxembourg

Luxembourg urged to lead negotiations to conclusion for new EU regulation on deep-sea fishing As the EU Fisheries Council working group meets today in Brussels to discuss the new EU regulation on deep-sea fishing, representatives of the Deep Sea Conservation Coalition (DSCC), with Sea Rose – a model deep-sea roundnose grenadier fish – met today […]

Minister Jānis Dūklavs Welcomes Sea Rose

Minister Jānis Dūklavs welcomes Sea Rose to support progress on new EU deep-sea regulation May 19, 2015 – Representatives of Pasaules Dabas Fonds, with Sea Rose – a model deep-sea roundnose grenadier fish – met today with Minister Jānis Dūklavs, to call on him to continue the progress Latvia is making shepherding the negotiation of […]

Jūras Roze aicina ES ministrus atbalstīt abildīgu dziļjūras zveju

Datums: apr 9, 2015 ES pieder viena no lielākajām dziļjūras zvejas flotēm pasaulē un daži no visvairāk ietekmētajiem dziļūdens zivju krājumiem. Šīs kampaņas mērķis ir pievērst Eiropas ministru uzmanību atbildīgākai jūras iemītnieku zvejai dziļajos ūdeņos – zvejniecības traļi aiz sevis velk lielus, smagus tīklus, kas virzās tieši pār grunti, tādā veidā nopostot visu, kas ir […]

Deep Sea Talk in Barcelona

Last Tuesday, February 23rd, Alex Bartoli from Deep Sea Conservation Coalition gave a public conference in Barcelona titled: “Deep Sea Life: Biodiversity, threats and conservation proposals”. The content of the talk included aspects of deep sea environment and biodiversity but also threats and conservation problems. Part of the talk focused on the problems of the […]

Professor Phil Weaver speaks at Houses of Parliament deep-sea event

On 21 January 2015, MPs from across party divides joined with leading UK marine scientists and NGOs to call on the government to take a leading role in EU negotiations to ensure sustainable deep-sea fisheries, the phasing out of the most destructive methods, bottom trawling and gillnetting, and minimise harm to vulnerable deep-sea ecosystems in UK waters. At an […]