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The Street-art Community Stands Up For The Deep Sea

European Street-art Stands Up Against Deep-sea Bottom Trawling 14 July 2014 – Today, while the Council of European Fisheries Ministers is meeting in Brussels, six renowned street artists will perform live and simultaneously across Europe to call on Member States to take the will of European citizens into consideration and to adopt a historical and […]

International Mobilisation Against Deep-Sea Bottom Trawling on July 14th

On July 14th, European Fisheries Ministers will be meeting at the Council in Brussels. A reform of the EU deep-sea fisheries management regulation, including the ban of deep-sea bottom trawling, was proposed by Fisheries Commissioner Maria Damanaki in July 2012. As trawlers continue to drag their nets, the Fisheries Council drags its feet mainly due […]

German Celebrities Join Fishlove to end EU Deep-sea Trawling

Fishlove, a campaign consisting of an ever-growing number of actors and well-known personalities who have agreed to be photographed with fish to raise awareness of the plight of the world’s oceans from destructive fishing practices, is coming to Germany. In a move to focus attention and support German decision-makers to push through crucial reforms of […]

Italian Deep Sea Round Table

19 June 2014, Rome – Meeting of the Italian Deep Sea Round Table at the Marevivo Headquarters in Rome. Participants: • Mauro Berteletti: Head of Research and Marine Resources Department at the Italian Ministry of Agriculture and Fisheries, • Professor Antonio Pusceddu: Researcher at the University of Ancona • Matthew Gianni: Co-founder and Political and […]

Murk, unusual and sensitive – the deep sea call for protection

28 May 2014, Poland – Over fifty people, joined guests from the Ministry of Environment and General Directorate for Environmental Protection, at a deep-sea event which took place on May 28th in Warsaw ZOO. Despite the cold and rain they added their pictures to the deep-sea, which will be handed to the Minister of Agriculture […]

The DSCC with other environmental organisations writes to the Spanish fisheries minister

The DSCC with other environmental organisations writes to the Spanish fisheries minister setting out the priorities as the Council of Ministers considers the draft regulation for the northeast Atlantic. The Deep Sea Conservation Coalition, Ecologistas en Acción, Greenpeace, Oceana and WWF have launched a petition to demand that the Spanish Minister of Agriculture, Food and […]