Thousands of lobbyists working for the fishing industry in Brussels

12 January, 2024

In Brussels there are at least 30,000 lobbyists to influence the political decisions. Many of them work for the fishing industry, to ensure that the Council of Ministers makes decisions that favor industrial fishing. And scientists who have a dissenting opinion are intimidated into silence, according to fisheries researcher Reiner Froese.

Reportage: Peter Löfgren
Editing: Helena Fredriksson
Photo: Leif Eiranson

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