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 Environment lead efforts to protect deep-sea ecosystems, during negotiations currently taking place in Brussels. Spain is the leading EU Member State engaged in these fisheries, accounting for half of all EU captures of deep-sea species in the North-East Atlantic Ocean.

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