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  • Monday, December 17th 2012 - 21:00 UTC

    WWF blasts EU fishing quotas ahead of ministerial meeting

    “The message is simple: listen to science and let fish stocks recover”.

    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.