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How UK can lead the way in saving marine life | Letter
Letter: The government should use its leadership of the Global Ocean Alliance to recognise the dumping of fishing gear as an environmental crime, writes Carol Temple-Pedianini


23, Jan, 2022 @5:01 PM

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The smell of money: why locals think Peru’s billion-dollar fishmeal sector stinks
Those living in the coastal city of Chimbote say the industry pollutes the air and water, makes their children sick and has put local fishers out of work

Dan Collyns in Chimbote

21, Jan, 2022 @11:30 AM

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‘It’s mind-boggling’: the hidden cost of our obsession with fish oil pills
The market in this prized commodity is worth billions – but are the supposed benefits worth the cost to global ecosystems?

Richa Syal

18, Jan, 2022 @6:15 AM

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‘We started eating them’: what do you do with an invasive army of crayfish clones?
It’s been dubbed the perfect invader, but the marbled crayfish may offer a sustainable food source and even help prevent disease

Kate Connolly in Berlin

17, Jan, 2022 @7:45 AM

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Revealed: many common omega-3 fish oil supplements are ‘rancid’
Independent tests find that a number of products on the market use oxidised oils, with the rancidity often masked by flavourings

Richa Syal

17, Jan, 2022 @6:45 AM

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‘Babies here are born sick’: are Bolivia’s gold mines poisoning its indigenous people?
The government has been criticised for apparent inaction as evidence mounts that mercury contamination is causing illness in fishing communities

William Wroblewski

12, Jan, 2022 @6:15 AM

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Goldfish who can drive: why scientists taught fish to navigate a watery tank on wheels
Israeli researchers say their fish – named after characters from Pride and Prejudice – reveal navigation is a universal ability

Natalie Parletta

08, Jan, 2022 @7:00 PM

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UK zoo helps lost Mexican fish live to see another Tequila sunrise
Declared extinct in the wild in 2003, the species has been reintroduced to Teuchitlán River after being bred in Chester

Helen Pidd North of England editor

29, Dec, 2021 @4:05 PM

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Plastic beads could make nets more visible to cetaceans, scientists say
Beads add hardly any extra weight to fishing gear and could save thousands of lives, it is claimed

Kurt de Swaaf

29, Dec, 2021 @10:46 AM

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I spent my house deposit on a boat to reach the Mokohinau Islands – the magic on our doorstep | Clarke Gayford
It wasn’t a financially astute move but it led to my TV series and helped me discover the truly important things in life

Clarke Gayford

26, Dec, 2021 @7:00 PM

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Brexit one year on: so how’s it going?
Those promised rewards for Britain of leaving the EU should surely be with us by now. What have been the costs and gains of ‘taking our country back’?

Toby Helm

25, Dec, 2021 @2:00 PM

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UK and the EU set to remain best of enemies as 2022 dawns
From fishing and farming to Northern Ireland, our writers assess the impact of Brexit

Daniel Boffey, Phillip Inman, James Tapper and Michael Savage

25, Dec, 2021 @2:00 PM

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