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Eu parliament votes to stop overfishing

Eu parliament votes to stop overfishing

This means that only as much fish may be caught as has grown again. However, this parliamentary vote is not yet final. Negotiations still need to be held with the EU governments.

Prohibition of lavish throwbacks. Almost a quarter of the fish caught (1.9 million tons per year) are thrown into the sea, dead or alive, because the fish have no commercial value or in order to meet quotas. The greatly reduced fish stocks are to be able to recover by 2020.

For parliamentary rapporteur and SPD member ulrike rodust, this was a "historic day for our seas". The vote ensures "that there can be an ambitious reform of fisheries policy". The reform should come into force from 2014. According to commission data, almost 70 percent of fish stocks in the EU are currently overfished.

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Almost 33,000 animals sold

Almost 33,000 animals sold

Around 33,000 animals sold and a turnover of just under 19 million euros: the upper franconia cattle breeders' association once again achieved an outstanding result in the past year.
After last year's big animal show, chairman georg hollfelder from litzendorf in the district of bamberg was able to announce another event highlight at the annual meeting: to mark the 120th anniversary of the farmers' self-help organization, the quibi will be held on sunday, 18 sunday. March, a rough livestock show was held in the livestock hall in bayreuth.
Such events also always attract a city audience and are thus the best advertising for agriculture, said bayreuth's deputy mayor thomas ebersberger. He described the association as the most modern marketing facility for simmental cattle and calves, which regularly achieves good prices with high-quality animals.
The past year was marked by recovering milk prices and acceptable cattle prices, said chairman georg hollfelder. Here, the strength of the upper franconian fleckvieh as the ancestral breed had become apparent. Hollfelder criticized what he considered to be the exaggerated consumer demands. "Everyone wants to pay more, at least until they get to the checkout", so hollfelder.
According to the figures of breeding manager markus schricker, the turnover of the association had increased from 18.2 to 18.9 million euros in the past business year.
The number of marketed animals increased from 32,600 to 32,799. The figures were mainly for exports.
Overall, both the number of cattle farms and the number of animals declined last year. According to the breeding director, there were 1361 member farms in upper franconia with a total of 71,201 animals. That's 63 fewer member companies and 204 fewer cows than the year before.
This corresponds to the average decline of the past years of about five percent, said schricker. The city and district of bayreuth were also in line with the trend, with a current total of 339 member companies with a combined 19,532 animals. The number of farms in the bayreuth area had decreased by 18, the number of animals by eight.
In the council elections held just a few days ago, hollfelder was confirmed in his office as chairman. New deputy chairman is thomas erlmann from waldau, new third chairwoman christiane bohm from neuhaus bei aufseb.
An honor was bestowed on werner zolleis, who worked for the cattle breeding association for almost 33 years.

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Will the explosion of the tsh be rewarded?

Will the explosion of the tsh be rewarded?

The TS herzogenaurach women’s handball team ended its somewhat uneven season in the 3rd division with an away game victory that was not expected to be this clear. League. In the second relegation duel, they finally prevailed after the 24:27 from the first leg and now enter the waiting loop of their league affiliation for the coming season.

It will depend on whether other teams from the 2. Or 3. League to withdraw, for example, for financial reasons, but this may still take weeks.

SFN vechta – TS herzogenaurach 21:27

In any case, it was the strongest away game of the watzinger team this season. While TSH had shown fluttering nerves in many a compulsory match when the chips were down, they showed an unexpected determination in this latest buildup. Even when vechta was temporarily in front by three goals (9:6, 17.), the impression did not arise that herzogenaurach could break in. Well adjusted to the opponent and driven by lisa neumann (right back) and sarah stephan (left wing), who had both been absent in the first leg, the guests equalized in the 22nd minute. Minute to the 9:9 from. After that, she kept the home-strong lower saxons at arm’s length.