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Consultation on investigating options for reducing releases to the environment of microplastics (European Commission)

Closes 16th October 2017 The European Commission has launched a public consultation on options for reducing releases of microplastics into the marine environment. The aims are to collect views from stakeholders and the public on policy options and to gather further information and evidence on sources of microplastics pollution and policy options for the reduction

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European Commission Maritime Affairs and Fishing News

The European Commission Maritime Affairs and Fishing latest newsletter highlights news and developments around the world including: news from around the European Union such as ‘Mediterranean fisheries: stocks recovery means fishers’ recovery’ and ‘A new integrated EU policy for the Arctic’ events including ’6th conference in Maritime Spatial Planning Worldwide (MSP) (8th – 9th June 2016, Azores)

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Results of EC’s Ocean Governance Consultation Published

The European Commission has published a summary of the consultation responses received in response to its International Ocean Governance consultation which ran from June to October 2015. The consultation sought views on what the EU can do to promote the sustainable use of seas and oceans and preserve internationally shared marine resources and how it

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Closed – Consultation on the establishment of a quantitative reduction headline target for marine litter

The European Commission’s DG Environment has launched a consultation on setting an EU-wide quantitative reduction headline target for marine litter. The consultation runs from 25th September to 18th December 2013. Marine litter was one of the items discussed at the Rio+20 UN Sustainable Development Conference, with delegations committing to take further action to achieve reductions

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