Posts Tagged ‘Fisheries’

 

Thai seafood linked to illegal fishing

Monday, January 14th, 2019

The EU has been accused of sending out the wrong message after removing Thailand from a list of countries failing to tackle illegal fishing. Campaigners claim that the European commission’s…

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40+ Groups demand Marine Scotland Inquiry

Monday, January 7th, 2019

More than 40 charities, fishing bodies and community groups are calling for an inquiry into watchdog Marine Scotland over fears it is unable to protect Scotland’s waters from criminal activity,…

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Sea Change: The three mile limit

Thursday, January 3rd, 2019

This in-depth piece about the history of the “three mile limit” comes from John McIntyre, courtesy of the Sea Change blog. The Scottish Creel Fishermen’s Federation submitted a report to…

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Science above politics of fisheries

Friday, December 21st, 2018

In this Scotsman opinion piece, Jonny Hughes explains where the balance between science and politics lies when it comes to fisheries. The annual round of EU fisheries negotiations that concludes…

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Anger over reports of illegal dredging

Friday, December 7th, 2018

Image © Open Seas   An investigation has been launched by Marine Scotland after reports of suspected illegal scallop dredging in the protected waters of the Firth of Lorn. The…

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