Tagged: Fishermen

Fisheries dispute between Norway and the EU

The Norwegian ambassador to the EU, Oda Helen Sletnes, has delivered a formal protest to the EU Commission, after Norwegian fishermen have been turned away from EU waters where they have been casting for mackerel. On...

Oil and gas debate over Norway’s islands

Energy companies are pressing the Norwegian government to lift the ban on exploration of the Lofoten Islands’ sea bed. Environmentalists and fishermen say it will ruin a haven of outstanding natural beauty and calm. Allan Little...