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EU legal action against France, Spain and Sweden a big step in WDC’s campaign to stop death in nets

EU legal action against France, Spain and Sweden a big step in WDC’s campaign to stop death in nets

The European Commission has demanded that France, Spain and Sweden take immediate action to prevent the needless...
Beluga sanctuary update

Beluga sanctuary update

Update: 1st July 2020 We have been working to relocate belugas, Little Grey and Little...
Whaling in Japan struggles to make a profit

Whaling in Japan struggles to make a profit

Nearly a year after leaving the International Whaling Commission and resuming commercial whaling, Japan's whaling...
Significant victory for WDC in fight to save world’s smallest dolphins

Significant victory for WDC in fight to save world’s smallest dolphins

A significant victory in the fight to save dolphins in New Zealand from extinction has...

EU Commission asked to do more to tackle climate change

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EU Heads of State have taken the unprecedented step of asking the European Commission to propose policy options to tackle the impacts of climate change on the ocean.

The move represents a significant step forward for the protection of the marine environment, and in making the ocean more resilient to face the inevitable changes it faces as a result of the global climate emergency.

The Council of the EU released a statement  in which it stressed the need for immediate action against increasing threats on our oceans, seas and coastal areas.’  The Council has invited the EU Commission to come up with policy options.

Heads of states are seen as key players in the climate emergency debate and must put pressure on their Ministers to deliver by bringing and end to over fishing in the Atlantic, stop deep sea mining, ensure marine protected areas (MPAs) work  and implement the EU single use plastic directive.

Find out more about WDC's work to create healthy seas

 

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