10 May '11, 9am

EU Trial Project to Compensate Fishermen for Catching Plastic Waste

In addition to providing a second source of income for fishermen — much needed in a time of ever-diminishing fish stocks — this plan will help save the lives of fish and other marine life. It’s no news that plastic debris in our seas and oceans harm marine life when they consume non-biodegradable plastic material. Plastic waste not only hurts the fish, but can also cause damage to fishing gear and contaminate catch, which is why it would seem to be in fishermen’s own best interest to address this matter and even be a major part of the solution

Full article: http://www.triplepundit.com/2011/05/eu-trial-project-comp...

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