The European Commission's Group of Chief Scientific Advisors will be presenting the Food from the Oceans scientific opinion and its recommendations during the EU EATIP Day "Feed globally - produce locally" during the AQUA 2018 conference in Montpellier on 27 August.

Come to find out how can policy makers and research and innovation contribute to a better future for our oceans.

The Staff Working Document on the establishment of conservation measures under the Common Fisheries Policy for Natura 2000 sites is now translated in several languages. 

Karmenu Vella, European Commissioner for Environment, Maritime Affairs and Fisheries explains the Commission’s support for EU aquaculture and supporting farmers in the water


40 years ago, the famous French Commandant Jacques-Yves Cousteau stated: “We must plan the sea and herd its animals using the sea as farmers instead of hunters.” His vision is now becoming reality: in 2014, for the first time in history, humans consumed more farmed than wild-caught fish.


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Mr. Richie Flynn, Chairman of the AAC, was invited to give a presentation on the AAC at the Joint European Commission/European Committee of the Regions event on 2 February 2018

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