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Guest blog post by Edward Stern. ‘Are they still fishing this?’ replied Dr. George Rose in an email earlier this year. I had written to Rose asking about cod length at first spawning, or the typical size of cod when they are sexually mature. Growth of this species, Gadus morhua, is regulated within a general… » read more

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Guest blog post by Gustaf Almqvist, Ph D, researcher, fish ecology and fisheries, at Baltic Eye/Baltic Sea Center at Stockholm University. The new multi-annual plan for fisheries in the Baltic Sea, which which on 23 June was formally adopted by the European Parliament, will be able to provide Baltic fishermen with better stability and opportunities… » read more

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Guest blog post by Dr. Monica Verbeek, Director of Seas At Risk. Almost ten months ago, “final negotiations” for a Baltic Multi-Annual fisheries Plan had started. They still haven’t ended. Why? Negotiators have hit an impasse caused by the Council, which seems unwilling to implement the objectives of a recently agreed reform in EU fisheries.… » read more

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This is a guest blog post by Lasse Gustavsson, Executive Director of Oceana in Europe. Oceana is the world’s largest international advocacy organization focused solely on ocean conservation. Which animal protein requires no fresh water, produces little carbon dioxide, doesn’t require arable land and provides healthy protein at a cost per kilo lower than beef,… » read more

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