A think tank has made a controversial case for freezing fishing in Europe, saying most fish stocks would return to sustainable levels within five years.
The London-based New Economics Foundation (Nef) argues in its report that the suspension would generate billions of pounds in profits by 2023.
Aniol Esteban, who co-authored the Nef report, told the BBC News website that to say Europe was progressing towards sustainable fishing was akin to saying “that instead of driving a car over a cliff at 100mph we are driving it at 90mph”.
Interesting argument, read on…
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