Reset, 29 July 2019:
Fishyleaks is a great name for a great idea: aiming to reel in overfishing in European Union waters by inviting the industry to leak and expose illegal or unethical activities.
Fishyleaks.eu has been set up by Our Fish to provide a confidential and anonymous way for people working in the fishing industry, public authorities or other areas to report what they feel are improper, unethical or illegal fishing practices. For example, this video footage of large scale illegal discarding off the coast of Scotland in 2014, with thousands of undesirable dead fish returned to the water, despite there being a ban on so-called “high-grading” (where the lowest value fish are discarded and only the highest value catches are recorded and landed).
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