EU foresees 'healthy' level of fishing ahead

Associated Press
EU foresees 'healthy' level of fishing ahead

In front of the Mediterranean sea, a fisherman works fixing his net at the fishing port of Barcelona, Spain, Thursday, Dec. 13, 2012. The European Union‘s executive Commission is calling for a new approach to protect dwindling fishery stocks and eliminate a system of setting catch quotas in which scientific advice is widely disregarded. The WWF wildlife group produced a report Friday highlighting how EU nations have exceeded scientific advice in all but 13 percent of their decisions on setting fisheries quotas over the past nine years. (AP Photo/Emilio Morenatti)

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