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Here Fishy Fishy…
The BBc are reporting (but it’s not really new news) that scientists have recommended a complete ban on Cod, Haddock and Whiting is some EU water. Yes, this is going to cost jobs in Ireland but the alternative is to lose a precious and irreplacable natural resource. Carry on fishing the way we are and fishermen will lose their trade altogether.
As a consumer of fish I often wonder what I can do to help. Stop eating Cod, Haddock and Whiting seems the obvious answer but when there are no other alternatives on the market what am I to do? Stop eating fish altogether? Sadly it doesn’t seem to be within the realm of consumer choice to help these species