The current EU policies in ending overfishing in the Mediterranean are not delivering the expected results, as the European Commission said that over 90% of the fish stocks assessed are over-exploited.

EU has already legislated some anti-overfishing policies but the Commission stresses that more urgent actions are needed. According to the EU body, the new tools included in the new Common Fisheries Policy (CFP), such as EU multiannual management plans, will take some time before being adopted ...


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