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Source: DW

'Fishing the last fish': Is the EU doing enough to protect fisheries?

Friday 08:06 GMT

Yet as a whole, Europe's fisheries are far from healthy — and experts say the European Union isn't upholding its duty to protect them.

Campaigners say EU politicians under pressure from industry routinely agree to unsustainable fishing quotas, against scientific advice. But fishermen warn big cuts to fish quotas will put thousands of jobs at risk.

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