The European Union has presented the Common Fisheries Policy Reform in 2011 and with it the goal to be fishing sustainably in all its waters by 2015. This is not the only arguable issue in current European fishing policies, but one of the most important ones.
Half-Empty takes a close look at the recent developments in Europe, presents important statistics and studies. Bringing together arguments from all sides of the table, it seeks to present the solution that is the most sustainable and at the same time most economically viable. Because in the end, sustainability will pay off.
Bachelors Thesis at the University of Applied Sciences, Mainz, January 2014