Jersey fishermen claim French boats are ‘decimating’ seabed off coast of the Channel Island

French fishing boats spotted off the coast of a British Channel Island are continuing to ‘decimate’ the seabed with unsustainable ‘industrial fishing methods’, officials say. Don Thompson, president of the Jersey Fishermen’s Association, made the comments after multiple vessels appeared a few miles off the coast. He said that some of the boats had up to … Read more

China’s 300-mile fishing fleet is decimating endangered species, scientists warn

Stretching for miles across the horizon, a vast armada of Chinese fishing boats trawl the pristine waters close to the Galapagos Islands. Ostensibly fishing squid, the real target for the 265-strong fleet are sharks to serve the appetite for expensive fin soup, costing up to £350 a bowl, sold in markets across China and Hong Kong. … Read more