EU Fisheries Subsidies: Beginners’ Guide

Written by on July 16, 2013 in Policy & Ocean Law

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.

Beginners' Guide on the Reform of EU Fish Subsidies

Beginners’ Guide on the Reform of EU Fish Subsidies

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About the Author: Emily Tripp is the Publisher and Editor of She holds marine science and biology degrees from the University of Miami's Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Science and a Master of Advanced Studies degree in Marine Biodiversity and Conservation from Scripps Institution of Oceanography. When she's not writing about marine science, she's probably running around outside or playing with her dog. .


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