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WWF blasts EU fishing quotas ahead of ministerial meeting

Monday, December 17th 2012 - 21:00 UTC
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European ministers have approved the catching of millions more tons of fish than scientists have advised over the past nine years, a report has shown. Fisheries ministers, who meet annually to decide quotas for stocks across Europe, have only strictly followed scientific advice on fisheries in 13% of their decisions, the report by World Wildlife Fund, found. Read full article


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  • cheekychulo

    After recently checking some UK and then Spanish fish retail prices this article explains a lot. Why bother respecting EU rules when the Spanish/Italians/Greeks only adhere to the ones that benefit themselves.

    Dec 18th, 2012 - 12:19 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • hernanimken

    what a shame! how can they not listen to the WWF? such a sensitive and trustworthy organization founded by renowned eugenicists Julian Huxley, Prince Bernhard from Bilderberg and Prince Philip from the great Vlad the Impaler family!

    Dec 18th, 2012 - 12:52 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • British_Kirchnerist

    See, overfishing happens even where there are no sovereignty disputes... I would advocate limiting the big trawlers not decimating small fishing communities...

    Dec 24th, 2012 - 04:32 pm - Link - Report abuse 0

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