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Landing the blame: Overfishing in EU waters 2001–2015
Carpenter, G.; Kleinjans, R. (2015). Landing the blame: Overfishing in EU waters 2001–2015. New Economics Foundation: London. ISBN 978-1-908506-89-4. 25 pp.

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    European waters

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  • Carpenter, G.
  • Kleinjans, R.

    Every year, the EU is provided with clear scientific advice on safe fishing levels, designed to encourage sustainable fishing. Despite this, European ministers set quotas far above what scientists recommend – leading to overfishing and lost economic potential. By analysing these decisions, we can determine which Member States are responsible for overfishing in EU waters.

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