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EU ministers vote for reform of the fishing industry

Small-scale fishermen and Greenpeace yesterday celebrated a great victory after European ministers voted on what campaigners are calling ‘bold and sweeping reform, dedicated to bringing Europe’s fish stocks back to sustainable levels after decades of overfishing’. The victory – and … Continue reading

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The Last Fisherman – a chance to try to prevent fishing from disappearing from our coasts

The blokes in this film make a powerful point; small-scale fishing around our coasts is in danger. As so often in life, the quotas have somehow landed in the hands of the right and powerful, and now those who fish … Continue reading

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