The ban on cod fishing in the Eastern Baltic Sea introduced by the European Commission on Tuesday will remain in force until the end of the year. The reason for the ban is simple. The aim is to save the poorly conditioned Atlantic cod stock in this part of the Baltic. "We urgently need to [...]
Within the framework of the project CATCH a photo competition about sustainable recreational fishing at the Baltic Sea coast was organized. Now the winning submissions of our competition “Fishing South Baltic” have been awarded. The CATCH photo competition was held within the partner countries and the submitted pictures were meant to give an impression of [...]
In 5 towns over the Szczecin lagoon, educational and information boards of the CATCH project were created. They inform about the specificity of a given fishery, they contain many indications for anglers. We hope that they will help anglers to get to know the fishery and comply with the rules in force.
"While many large dams in North America deliver invaluable services—like critical water supplies, clean hydroelectric power, reduced flood risks and recreational opportunities—many more no longer serve their intended purpose and create serious safety and environmental concerns. Globally and in the United States, dams and levees are among the greatest threats to river and wetland health [...]