Results of a post-event evaluation survey of the CATCH project final conference are now available and can be chceck below: CONFERENCE_EVALUATION_REPORT
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"Last week, the International Council for the Exploration of the Sea (ICES) published two gloomy catch advices for cod in the North Sea and in the Kattegat. Following the alarming report published in April which estimated that the cod stock in the Eastern Baltic is “in extremely depleted state”, the ICES has now announced that the cod [...]
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 [...]
During angling holidays on the Baltic Sea, flat fish are very often caught. Below we present a description of this species and methods of fishing: Physiology and size: In general, the flounder is the most common flatfish for recreational fishing in the Baltic Sea around Mecklenburg Western-Pomerania. But dab (Limanda limanda), plaice (Pleuronectes platessa) and [...]
"In the International Year of Salmon, a new environmental holiday — the Day of Salmon — was organized in the Amur basin by the initiative of WWF Russia. During a week starting since May 15, more than 2 000 people have already taken part in the number of events dedicated to salmon conservation. The Day [...]
Biggest damremoval project of Europe has started today. Vezin dam (36m) is going down to restore the Selune river. We invite you to watch the movie: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NZkVVEzHnGU&feature=youtu.be&fbclid=IwAR0OXLvyq2QYKA2sMyab69hgpL01kj9Qba4_WfT-CbdhnXnL36bthL6zMhk
"Dams and reservoirs are the leading cause to connectivity loss in rivers globally, according to a recent study published in the scientific journal ‘Nature’. Damming rivers: study’s alarming findings A team of 34 international researchers from McGill University, WWF, and other institutions assessed the connectivity status of 12 million kilometers of rivers worldwide, providing the [...]