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Oceans and fisheries
REDMAR project
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Women on board!

Women are underrepresented in fisheries and the maritime world: many gender stereotypes still prevent women from working on board vessels, even when they have relevant diplomas. In the EU as a whole, 3% of the crews of high seas fishing vessels are women, and in Spain the figure is just 1%.

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Teknofisk: Trawling to a new tune

The EU-funded TEKNOFISK and AUTOCATCH projects are developing an automatic catch information system that will provide detailed data on the catch entering the trawl, thus enabling fishers to make informed decisions on the ongoing catching process.

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Joining hands with the EU to fight marine litter

Marine litter is a global concern, affecting all the oceans of the world. Awareness raising campaigns are an integral part of strategies to induce those changes. In Italy, a coalition of civil society, local institutions and parks has joined forces with the EU with the REMARE project.

Fish pond in Hungary
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Not just your average pond

Or how to produce delicious fish in a natural paradise (with a little help of the EU)

Salmon leather
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Don't bin the skin

A project that sells salmon leather products in various categories, ranging from clothes, bags, belts or purses, and even jewellery.

  • General publications

Fresh fish from Vienna

Our story of the month comes from Austria, where thanks to the European Maritime and Fisheries Fund (EMFF) you can now buy fresh fish and vegetables..