Coronavirus is death knell for Scottish fishing industry
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UK fishermen started the year in buoyant mood believing EU quotas would soon be scrapped. But coronavirus has dampened spirits. With Europe — their biggest market — in lockdown, the industry faces oblivion.
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France 24 Videos Fri, 7 April 2023 at 1:40 pm GMT+1 In this article: COP26 COP26 The European Union likes to see itself as a world leader on climate change, trumpeting its commitments on decarbonisation, critical green technologies and biodiversity. But when it comes to marine ecosystems, how does the bloc measure up? EU ministers insist they are following scientific advice and protecting fish stocks.
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