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EU Limits Deep-Sea Bottom Trawling
After four years of intense negotiations, representatives from the EU institutions made a historic deal to ban deep-sea bottom trawling below 800 metres, the Deep Sea Conservation Coalition reports. The move, once translated into EU law, would also close off vulnerable marine ecosystems to fishing.

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What Is the State of Our Fish Stocks?
Many fishing limits still exceed the ceilings required by the reformed Common Fisheries Policy to allow fish stocks to recover, according to the European Commission's "Communication on Fishing Opportunities for 2017."

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Must-See Video: 'Planet Ocean'
The award-winning "Planet Ocean" documentary by Yann Arthus-Bertrand and Michael Pitiot is now available in full on YouTube. The film takes you on a journey deep into the heart of our blue planet.

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In the Media
EU Bans Deep-Sea Trawling
New International Accord to Tackle Illegal Fishing
Inter Press Service
Nutrition: Fall in Fish Catch Threatens Human Health
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