It is rare that good news hits the headlines. But a report on the strike by fishermen in
For decades industrial fishermen have been raping the seas, putting at threat of extinction innumerable marine species, polluting the waters with their waste. Basically taking whatever they can without a thought for the future. And each time someone tries to make them behave themselves, the spineless bureaucrats of
Finally, help for the world’s fish comes from a surprising corner: oil. The very weapon with which oil companies have wiped out fish and seabirds in the past, is now so expensive, that the fishermen cannot afford to buy fuel. So they have dropped their anchors, and are allowing the fish a moment of respite.
Why should Brussels help the fish industry? This is an industry which has been living on the fat of the sea in an utterly irresponsible manner for decades, and now goes begging to
Let us meanwhile hope that the striking fishermen can persuade their chums in