Tuesday, 4 May 2010

'Extraordinary' decline as British fish stocks drop by 94 per cent

Britain's fish stocks have fallen by 94 per cent since their peak levels in 1937, a study revealed today.

Experts found that the decline of popular species such as such as cod, haddock and plaice has been far greater than previously thought.

The 'extraordinary' decline in fish stocks in our waters over the past 120 years has been masked by technological developments in trawling boats. Read more


Stop Common Purpose 4 May 2010 at 19:04  

This destruction of the fishing industry and fishing grounds is done deliberately.

Anonymous 4 May 2010 at 20:24  

Labour and the Tories ignored this since we were conned into Europe. Time we had some serious fish farms to rebuild stocks.

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