On board Whitby's new fishing trawler as cod makes a comeback

After the devastating Cod Wars and wranglings over quotas, Michael Warner boards Whitby's newest fishing trawler.
You might remember the headline. Just five years ago, a piece in the Daily Telegraph claimed there were just “One hundred cod left in the North Sea”. It was based on a disturbing and apocalyptic report that seemed to justify the beliefs that rampant overfishing had decimated the once-abundant stocks, turning areas of the North Sea into a piscatorial desert.
The fishermen operating from the far-flung Scottish and north-eastern ports knew different. They knew that over the... read more

 
28 January 2018 in Yorkshire & Humber, Views: 27
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