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Civil Society Archive

  • EJF responds to Liberian Government’s decision to cut inshore exclusion zone


    Environmental Justice Foundation | 17th of May 2017 The Environmental Justice Foundation is warning the Liberian Government that it risks undermining the country’s food security if it continues with its plan to allow industrial vessels greater access to fish in its coastal waters. Under a new Executive Order, the government […]

  • ITQs: A Road of No Return


    Published by FiskerForum, 11-01-2017 · info@fiskerforum.dk | Original article can be found here. A strongly-worded position paper published by the Low Impact Fishers of Europe (LIFE) Platform has come out firmly against Individual Transferable Quotas (ITQs) as an integral component of EU fisheries policies and management, which LIFE says have […]

  • The struggle goes on… what happened in 2016!


    2016 has been a long and difficult year with its many ups and downs for environmental struggles in the Republic of Cyprus. The end of 2015 was a hint of what was to follow. From November onwards, it was clear that the 30 year struggle to save  Akamas, was about […]

  • Beirut’s stolen coast and the growing fight to get it back


    In The Beirut Report, 23rd November 2016 Activists have put together this great new video looking at how Beirut’s natural rocky coastline has basically been stolen from the public, destroyed and turned into concrete marinas for private resorts.   What’s particularly interesting about the video is that it uses maps […]

  • Άλλη μια προσπάθεια οικειοποίησης και αποξένωσης των κοινών μας αγαθών – των παραλιών, της ακτογραμμής και της θάλασσας!


    Πρωτοβουλία για τη Διάσωση των Φυσικών Ακτών Δελτίο Τύπου – Τρίτη, 25 Οκτωβρίου 2016 Άλλη μια προσπάθεια οικειοποίησης και αποξένωσης των κοινών μας αγαθών – των παραλιών, της ακτογραμμής και της θάλασσας! Την ερχόμενη Πέμπτη, 27 Οκτωβρίου 2016, η Κοινοβουλευτική Επιτροπή Εσωτερικών της Βουλής καλείται να συζητήσει μεταξύ άλλων δύο […]

  • Years of wrongdoing: territorial disarticulation and the current Chiloé crisis


    Published in entitleblog on the 14th of June 2016 By Beatriz Bustos and Felipe Irarrázaval* The recent social and environmental crisis in Chiloé, Southern Chile, triggered by a massive marine life disaster, stems from a long-standing territorial disarticulation between the state, the salmon industry and local communities when implementing regional […]

  • Vietnamese coastal communities need our help!


    Coastal disaster in Central Vietnam Recently, unknown event has led to a mass of dead fish washing up along the central coasts of Vietnam. A few days ago, more than 200 people were seriously poisoned after eating the fish in one community in central Vietnam (Ha Tinh, Quang Tri, Quang Binh, […]

  • Fisherfolks say no to the Coastal Fisheries Initiative


    Joint Press Statement by the World Forum of Fisher Peoples’ (WFFP) and the World Forum of Fish Harvesters and Fish Workers (WFF) With the Coastal Fisheries Initiative (CFI) the FAO, the World Bank, Conservation International and others have launched a wide reaching program aiming at the reform of fisheries policy […]

  • What the Fish?!


    An interesting contribution to the EU’s “international ocean governance” public consultation: A public consultation on the “international ocean governance” was initiated by the European Commission. It was closed on October 15, 2015. According to the Commission’s definition, “governance” includes the “rules, institutions, processes, agreements, arrangements and activities carried out to manage […]

  • The fall of Croatian Government’s „little Norway“ – no contract signing for Adriatic oil drilling


    By S.O.S. Adriatic The harmful project of exploration and exploitation of oil and gas in the Adriatic Sea is about to fall apart. One of the reasons is the big public opposition, as well as the S.O.S. Adriatic campaign. Citizens clearly showed that they care about the Adriatic. At Thursday’s (24.9.2015.) […]