Archives: Marine conservation

Gove, plastic straws and the EU – a response from Molly

Molly has responded to Michael Gove’s plan to ban plastic straws, but claiming that EU law could block him doing so ahead of Brexit.

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Why Green MEPs backed the ban on pulse fishing

Molly writes for the European Interest website on the controversial pulse fishing technique and argues for transnational cooperation to manage our fisheries and the seas that are not contained by national borders.

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Green MEP welcomes European Parliament backing for ban on pulse fishing

Molly has welcomed the fact that a majority of MEPs have voted for a ban on the controversial pulse fishing technique.

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MEP says No to increase in pulse rate

Molly has said there must be no further expansion of pulse fishing in the EU – a method used to flush out fish and force them into nets with electric pulses.

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Ban single use plastics to safeguard South West seas and coastline, says Green MEP

Molly calls for the urgent phasing out of all unnecessary single use plastic and demands the European Commission play a leading role in tackling a problem that is choking our oceans.

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