The daily business of fishing and trawling and its effect on the marine environment is scrutinised in a new report from the Royal Commission on Environmental Pollution, published Tuesday, 7 December 04.
The Natural Environment Research Council (NERC) welcomes the report, which is expected to highlight the extent of damage caused by overfishing and dredging of the seabed.
NERC is currently exploring the potential for a new programme, ‘Science for Sustainable Marine Bioresources’, working with other organisations that have an interest in marine sustainability, conservation and exploitation.
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