Forming Common Cause to Fight Overfishing

While politicians from the EU bicker on how to improve their fishing policies and how to better enforce them, a union of French fisherman are making a difference. The name of this group is Breton Fisherman and they represent a third of the French fishing industry. They work together and with research institutions to improve catch efficiency and maximize their long term fishing practices. They enforce and help coordinate known sanctions imposed by the EU and help educate fisherman on more sustainable fishing strategies. Overall, these French fisherman may be helping save more fish than French politicians.

To read more, click here

Topic 10 – Overfishing

Marcus Fernandez

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )


Connecting to %s