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Archive for February 12th, 2009

EU to extend RACs

Feb 12th, 2009 | By ssacn | Category: Highlight

“We also need to ensure greater involvement by all stakeholders, not just fishermen, in decision-making. The Regional Advisory Councils are one of the successes of the 2002 reform, and we need to develop them further in order to ensure that our stakeholder consultation is truly a broad-based exercise. ” - said Mr Borg in a [...]

Halt biodiversity decline

Feb 12th, 2009 | By ssacn | Category: Highlight

says a re-launched EU parliamentary intergroup which will be named the ‘climate change and biodiversity’ group in an effort to “re-energise” EU efforts to address the issue.
MEP Struan Stevenson said “EU targets aimed at curbing biodiversity loss by the year 2010 were unlikely to be met”, and continued “What is needed in a new set [...]

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