Zero in fishing policy

22 December, 2023

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The EU fisheries ministers have in a compromise agreed on this years herring fishing in the Baltic Sea next year. As usual, we can continue to fish, despite the fact that, according to many observers, the herring are running out.

But there is one law that the ministers seem to forgotten about, which could lead to them having to tear up this year’s compromise. Paragraph 4.6 of the EU’s multi-year management plan for the Baltic Sea (MAP).

Reportage: Lena Scherman
Animation: Natalia Quintana

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