Governments accused of illegal agreement to overfish

Quotas agreed at an EU Council summit exceed scientists' recommended maximum catch limits, campaigners said on Wednesday while accusing agriculture and fisheries ministers of contravening an EU law calling for all species to be fished at sustainable limits by 2020.

by Robert Hodgson

Sign in to continue

Sign in

Trouble signing in?

Reset password: Click here


Call: 020 8267 8120

Register for
Free Trial

  • 30 days limited access to subscriber-only content
  • Free ENDS Europe Daily email bulletin



Prices on request

  • Full access to for 12 months
  • Infringements Dashboard - Understand how current environmental directives are being interpreted and where the pitfalls are for member states
  • Individual and bespoke multi-user packages available

See all benefits