Guardian More than half the world’s oceans are being fished by industrial vessels, new research reveals. The maps based on feedback from more than 70,000 vessels show commercial fishing covers a greater surface area than agriculture, and will raise fresh questions about the health of oceans and sustainability of trawler fishing. The data, published in […]

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By: Samuel Stone Date posted: 26 January 2018 Marine Conservation Society The use of electricity in the marine environment is currently banned under EU technical regulations, but a series of derogations for scientific and data collection purposes have made it possible for (primarily) the Dutch to roll out the electric pulse fishing method on a large scale over […]

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Two reports  1. Building Resilience in Fisheries Governance – EDF & ABPmer Report Research undertaken by ABPmer on behalf of the Environmental Defense Fund (EDF) to consider future potential governance arrangements for fisheries in the N.E. Atlantic region is now available. Climate-related impacts on the range and distribution of commercial fish stocks are likely to […]

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