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Banning the practice of throwing unmarketable or over-quota fish back into the sea is just one of the measures needed to deliver sustainable fisheries according to new research from the University of East Anglia (UEA).
Species of seabirds could successfully return to their natural foraging habits following changes to European fisheries policies.
Banning fisheries discards in the North Sea will promote fish stock recovery and increase fishermen's incomes, according to new research by scientists at the University of York.
A proposed EU ban on throwing unwanted fish overboard from commercial boats could put one of the North Sea's most successful sea birds at risk, say researchers at the University of Leeds.
The European Union is granting more protection to exotic deepwater fish, some of which can live up to 150 years.
By GRAEME SMITH A SCOTTISH fishermen's leader has condemned the fact that foreign vessels are allowed to exploit our waters while enjoying fuel subsidies that the Scots are denied.
By Jenny Haworth FISHERMEN in Scotland are throwing away GBP 40 million worth of fish every year, in a situation that has been described as "economic madness" and "hell" for the industry.
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