EU fisheries commissioner pledges to end ‘nightmare of discards’

Guardian: No more fish will be thrown away by fleets in European seas under reforms soon to be presented to ministers, the EU commissioner for fisheries pledged today, in response to a high-profile campaign to end the wasteful practice of discards. Instead, fishermen will have to land their entire catch – whether the fish are saleable or not. "We can't go on like this, with this nightmare of discards," Maria Damanaki, the EU fisheries commissioner, told the Guardian. "We need a new policy." Her strong......

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