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EU-wide ban on cod fishing in the Baltic Sea

Thursday, June 4, 2020

The EU announced July 24 an immediate ban on fishing cod, the staple of Britain’s fish and chips, in most of the Baltic Sea in response to an impending stock collapse. Alerted by scientists, the European Commission, which oversees the management of fish stocks in European waters, warned of “a rapid decline” in cod stock “if no action is taken”. “We must act urgently to rebuild the stock, both in…