Posts published in Day: September 7, 2019

Baltic Sea fishing: NGOs welcome stricter limits, urge further action

Saturday, September 7, 2019

A raft of environmental bodies have welcomed a European Commission proposal for stricter limits on Baltic Sea fishing. The Commission’s proposed total allowable catch (TAC) for Baltic Sea fishing in 2020 falls largely in line with scientific advice on limits which will maintain fish stocks; though TACs remain higher than scientists’ recommendations for salmon, Western herring and Eastern Baltic cod, which is subject to an emergency fishing ban until the end…