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Industry lobbying derails trawling ban in Europe
Rabesandratana, T. (2013). Industry lobbying derails trawling ban in Europe. Science (Wash.) 342(6158): 544-545.
In: Science (Washington). American Association for the Advancement of Science: New York, N.Y. ISSN 0036-8075, more
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  • Rabesandratana, T.

    Encouraged by another recent vote on fisheries, many scientists are hoping that the European Parliament will ban deep-sea trawling and bottom-gillnetting, two practices known to damage marine ecosystems. But sources close to the negotiations say that the Parliament's Fisheries Committee is likely to pass a watered-down regulation on 4 November that would restrict bottom trawling but not end it.

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