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AR | BU | EN | FR | ES | IT | RU   New report shows that while most fish stocks remain overexploited, the number of stocks subject to overfishing has decreased for the first time in decades After decades of increasing human pressures on...
Allocated zones for aquaculture (AZAs) within marine spatial planning are considered an essential instrument in the sustainable development and expansion of aquaculture in the Mediterranean and Black Sea bordering countries. Given the spatial context of AZAs, applications incorporating multiple models able...
On Science Day, the FAO Mediterranean Projects, AdriaMed, CopeMedII, EastMed, MedSudMed, and the GFCM BlackSea4Fish project, organized a workshop to address common regional small-scale fisheries (SSF) issues such as collaborative science (including participatory data collection, reporting and monitoring), local ecological knowledge...
On 3 November, more than 20 ministers met under the umbrella of the GFCM to share views on how to ensure the sustainability of fisheries and aquaculture in the Mediterranean and the Black Sea.  In the presence of Virginijus Sinkevicius, European Commissioner for Environment, Oceans and Fisheries, Manuel Barange, Director of the Fisheries Division and acting...
 BU | FR | TR | UK  From 200 m all the way down to its deepest point of 2 200 m, the Black Sea is nearly as lifeless as a foreign planet. At its surface, however, it hosts a rich and productive ecosystem providing the lifeblood of coastal communities for millennia. It is in this fertile environment...
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