Daily Archives: June 16, 2021

Over 600t of marine waste collected by Irish industry since 2015

16th June 2021 Minister for agriculture, food and the marine Charlie McConalogue has paid tribute to Ireland’s seafood sector for their continued efforts to reduce Ireland’s marine waste as part of the Clean Oceans Initiative.  To date, the collaborative efforts of the sector have resulted in more than 600t of mainly plastic waste being collected at sea and during shore ...

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Call to cancel Channel fly-dragger licences 

15th June 2021 Impact on stocks threatens inshore fleet survival, MPs told Increasing numbers of powerful foreign-owned fly-draggers in the English Channel and North Sea and their impact on stocks are an ‘existential threat’ to the UK coastal fleet, reports Tim Oliver. This is the message from the New Under Ten Fishermen’s Association (NUTFA) in a letter to all southern ...

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