And that’s a wrap on the 2023 #EUBeachCleanup campaign! 44 countries, 555 events, 45,700 participants, and 183,094 kg of waste collected across all inhabited continents. An incredible year that saw the involvement of so many more citizens, NGOs, EU institutions, Climate Pact Ambassadors,
Euronews OCEAN Season 5, Episode 11 - Could Europe's coastal wetlands address our climate change concerns?
83% of the global carbon cycle is circulated through the ocean. Coastal ecosystems like mangroves, tidal marshes and seagrasses sequester and store 'blue' carbon from the atmosphere and oceans in both the plants and the sediment below, and hence are an essential piece of the solution to global
Blue Economy: launch of ‘EU Blue Champions’ scheme to support innovative projects helping to restore the ocean and waters
Through this new initiative, the EIB Advisory Services, in collaboration with the EIB Projects Directorate, will provide financial advisory to selected projects in the blue economy. Each project selected should display the potential to contribute strongly to the EU Mission ‘Restore our Ocean
Organised for the first time in 2024, European Ocean Days will be a week of events related to European maritime topics.
The European Commission seeks feedback on measures to protect vulnerable marine ecosystems (VMEs) from the adverse impacts of bottom fishing gears in the high seas. You can take part in the call for evidence and the public consultation until 5 February 2024.
'The EU fish market' is a comprehensive analysis of the EU fisheries and aquaculture industry made by the European Market Observatory for Fisheries and Aquaculture (EUMOFA).
The Commission has launched ‘Fishers of the Future’, an EU-wide participatory project that will examine the future role of fishers in society up to 2050.
ICCAT members adopted recommendations to promote sustainable practices, ensure responsible use of marine resources, and enhance the conservation of vulnerable species.
Born in 2011, the Atlantic Maritime Strategy was the first sea-basin strategy in Europe. With the support of the European Commission, the EU Member States in the Atlantic region (France, Ireland, Spain and Portugal) have worked together to unlock the potential of a sustainable blue economy in the
EU and Neighbourhood countries commit to enhanced fisheries management control in the Mediterranean and Black Sea
Among the main measures, the EU and neighbouring countries agreed within the General Fisheries Commission for the Mediterranean (GFCM) to launch new tools to keep track of the activities of all fleets fishing in the Mediterranean and the Black Seas and sharing the various multiannual management