North Sea cod on brink of collapse

North Sea cod population numbers have fallen to a critically low level and are in danger of disappearing altogether if drastic action is not taken. These were the findings reported by the International Council for the Exploration of the Sea (ICES) in a recent scientific assessment. In order to protect and restore the population, ICES is advising that the quota for cod fishing be reduced by 70 per cent. >click to read< and I thought Pew was in charge of E.U. fisheries!

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