Eat less fish to help replenish our fish stocks | Letters

Colin Bannon on how to tackle a post-Brexit problem

The WWF is absolutely right that our fish stocks are at risk from leaving the common fisheries policy (Call for Brexit monitoring of UK fishing fleet, 27 October). This is because in reality fish stocks all round Europe are precarious and all the (welcome) “recovery” in cod stock means is that there are now very few fish instead of very, very few.

My contribution to the future of fish stocks is to not eat fish until there are marine conservation zones all around the UK and fish stocks are allowed to increase massively.

Who knows, with enlightened government we could lead the world. Less fishing now for more fishing later could be the slogan. We shall see.
Dr Colin Bannon
Crapstone, Devon

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