Ocean Avengers Demand EU Prime Ministers End Overfishing
Ocean Avengers Demand EU Prime Ministers End Overfishing and delivered over 1,000 personal messages from EU citizens, and a petition with over 470,000 signatures calling for an end to overfishing, to Ms Sarah Nelen, Deputy Head of Cabinet for EU Commission Executive Vice-President Frans Timmermans, and to Ms Riitta Rahkonen, representative from the Finnish Presidency of the EU Council, on behalf of European citizens and a coalition of environmental NGOs – Our Fish, Seas at Risk, Fisheries Secretariat, ClientEarth and Sciaena.
Poseidon, god of the sea, Captain Science, Climate X, Citizen Fish and Lady Justice arrive in Brussels to ask EU Prime Ministers - meeting at EU Council - to put fisheries ministers on track ahead of next week’s AGRIFISH meeting. Fisheries ministers are expected to agree fishing beyond scientific limits, in contravention of the reformed common fisheries policy.
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