The Fisheries Committee of the European Parliament voted last week on the European Maritime and Fisheries Fund (EMFF) and the decision has provided some controversy. The committee voted in favor of resuming subsidies for the fishing industry. To learn more, read the whole post: What’s The Deal With EU Fisheries Subsidies?
Fish for the Future, “a cross-party group of MEPs who want to end overfishing and rebuild fish stocks,” recently created an infographic that sums up the issue of EU fisheries subsidies. Take a look: Fish for the Future: Beginners’ Guide to the Reform of EU Fish Subsidies. You can also download the PDF version.
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