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News EU Fisheries Ministers adopt EU biodiversity plan 18 June 2001

Source EC CHM Team
Release date 20/06/2001
Contributor anton

<br>On Luxembourg Fisheries Ministers from EU member states have adopted a biodiversity action plan to fulfil EU obligations under the 1992 UN Convention on Biological Diversity. They agreed on the need for <em>"significant reduction in fishing pressure wherever biodiversity is under threat"</em>. <br><br>The EU biodiversity action plan for fisheries is available at: <br><a href="/convention/cbd_ec/strategy/fish/ENV-2000-681-EN-01-03-FISH.pdf">http://biodiversity-chm.eea.eu.int/convention/cbd_ec/strategy/fish/ENV-2000-681-EN-01-03-FISH.pdf.</a>

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