The EEA requested this study as part of their preparation of their periodic State of the Environment Report for 2010. (SoER 2010). Within the SoER the marine theme has a number of highlighted topics amongst which is fisheries and aquaculture. As a contribution to the SoER 2010 the EEA requested a report assessing the drivers associated with one key issue, overfishing. Specifically, the report determines the extent to which one of the drivers - demand within the EU - either directly, through fishing, or indirectly, through the need for meal for aquaculture, is contributing to the pressure for overfishing both inside and outside Community waters.

Name of Client

EEA

Start Date

Project Value

13 900 EUR

Country

Europe/Global