Common Fisheries Policy (CFP) EU/North Sea

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4.5 In what ways does human activity attempt to manage the demand and supply of resources?

Aim: to make fish stocks sustainable.

Need:

  • Overfishing causing many species to become endangered.
  • New technology of 'strip mines' cause damage to sea bed, flora and fauna damaged.
  • Low value fish are thrown away.
  • Eu treaty gave EU fisherman equal access to member states waters.

Method:

  • 1993 - Policy introduced.
  • Fixed quotas of allowable catches based on fish stocks set up to enforce rules and fines.
  • Minimum and maximum net…

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