Category Archives: In the media

The European Parliament calls for action to save eels

Today (Wednesday 11 September) the European Parliament endorsed proposalals by Isabella Lövin to save the European eel. The Parliament calls for new legislation on eel recovery and for a proper evaluation on the controversial measure of restocking of baby eels. …

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Isabella Lövin comments on fisheries Council – media coverage

Early Wednesday morning 27 Februari fisheries ministers decided they do not want to ban fish discards. As the governments have now agreed on their common position, the negotiations between the European Parliament and Council can start. A selection of the …

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Short-sighted EU ministers fail to tackle problems of overfishing and wasteful discards

Press release 13.06.2012 EU fisheries ministers late last night decided their position on proposals to reform the EU’s Common Fisheries Policy (CFP). The Greens expressed dismay that the ministers weakened some of the positive elements of the CFP reform proposed …

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EuroparlTV: Clamping down on illegal fishing

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“You can’t justify that tax payers money is used for something that goes contrary to the common good”

“We are in a deep economic crisis now in Europe, there is no way you can justify that tax payers money is used for something that really goes contrary to the common good”. Isabella Lövin in an interview with Euronews …

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Television debate on CFP reform

Earlier this summer, EuroparlTV recorded a television debate about the CFP reform. Isabella Lövin was in the panel together with socialist MEP Guido Milana, Saskia Richartz from Greenpeace and Javier Garat from Europêche. Watch the video below or on the …

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Q&A: ”There’s a Limit to Fish Harvesting”

Q&A: ”There’s a Limit to Fish Harvesting” David Cronin, IPS news agency, interviews ISABELLA LÖVIN, Swedish fisheries policy activist BRUSSELS, Feb 8, 2010 (IPS) – The perilous state of the world’s fish stocks has received less media attention than the more …

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