09 Mar '18, 7am

Why Brexit could lead to overfishing - to the detriment of everyone

European fish stocks will continue to serve as a joint bank account after Brexit - but the UK and EU have yet to agree on a budget. With each passing month, the comparison of Brexit to a painful divorce proceeding seems increasingly accurate. The process is messy, conflict-ridden, and frustratingly drawn-out. Nowhere are these frustrations more strongly felt than in the fishing industry, where despite concerns over tariff and non-tariff barriers to the hugely important EU market, many fishers are eager for the UK to gain the power to set its own fishing limits. But there’s a catch – a messy separation that leaves the UK and EU setting their own fishing limits is almost guaranteed to deliver rampant overfishing. Shared resource European fish stocks are by their very nature a shared resource. Fish swim around with no respect for borders and no sense of patriotism. In the con...

Full article: https://theecologist.org/2018/mar/09/why-brexit-could-lea...

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