News & reports from the network

When crime pays

March 8, 2011.

New data reveals how the EU subsidises fishing vessels that break the law

European public backs

Oct. 31, 2012.

An EU-wide poll finds strong public backing for key policy recommendations

Time for transparency in fish subsidies

March 19, 2013.

Journalists and activists urge EU institutions to back a new, improved transparency system for fisheries funds.

Slipping through the net

Sept. 16, 2009.

European Union countries are failing in the promise to make the common fisheries policy more transparent, according to a new report by Brigitte Alfter.

Data on European Fisheries Fund payments

March 15, 2012.

Explore new data on fisheries subsidies under the European Fisheries Fund

Spanish version launched

June 7, 2010.

Half the EU’s spending on fish subsidies goes to Spain. Now this website is available Spanish.

First modernised, then scrapped

Sept. 12, 2010.

How the EU subsidises the scrapping of fishing vessels it previously paid to be modernised.

Italian illegal driftnets

Dec. 10, 2010.

Research reveals lawbreaking by the Italian driftnet fleet, and abuse of an EU funded driftnet conversion scheme