Fisheries management review: less overfishing, but further efforts to protect marine resources needed

This article is brought to you in association with the European Commission. Today, the Commission published its Communication “Towards more sustainable fishing in the EU: state of play and orientations for 2023” giving an annual review of EU’s fisheries management and outlining priorities ahead for 2023.  The figures, as assessed by independent scientific agencies, show that […]

This innovative project fuses journalism and music to highlight lawlessness at sea

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Ian Urbina, Investigative Reporter and Director, The Outlaw Ocean Project Environmental crimes and human rights abuses are rife at sea and their offshore status means they’re largely hidden from the world. The Outlaw Ocean Project is a journalistic […]

This brewery is ditching plastic six-pack rings to save marine life

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Douglas Broom, Senior Writer, Formative Content Fancy a beer? If you’re picking up a six-pack, stop and look at the packaging. About 100,000 marine creatures die every year after becoming entangled in ocean plastic waste, according to the WWF. […]

Chart of the day: Why marine protected sites matter more than ever

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Douglas Broom, Senior Writer, Formative Content Our oceans face multiple threats. Climate change, pollution, acidification, overfishing and deep-sea mining all pose an increasing risk to the 80% of our planet’s biodiversity that lives in our seas. In 2015, as one of […]