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Scientists accidentally discover ‘scallop discos’ as an eco-friendly fishing method In a bizarre lightbulb moment, scientists have stumbled on a new way of catching scallops: underwater disco lights Conservation Environment Food Society
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Marine biologists may have found a surprisingly low-tech solution to bycatch Early trials of a new type of fishing net have revealed that porpoises largely avoided getting entangled in them Conservation Environment
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Fighting for the future of wild fish With Iceland’s wild salmon population under threat, two men are trying to protect them by campaigning against the mighty commercial fish far... Economics Environment World
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Fishing traditionally in northern Sweden EU legislation threatens to ban the traditional method of fishing in shallow waters in northern Sweden. Locals are fighting back Agriculture World
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International agreement bans commercial fishing in the Arctic A moratorium on Arctic fishing will safeguard an area about the size of the Mediterranean for at least the next 16 years Environment World
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The Devon brothers who want to save dolphins and whales from painful deaths Some 300,000 dolphins, porpoises and whales are caught in fishing nets and lines each year. This marine conservation technology business is ... Written in partnership with Triodos Bank
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