A “heroic herring” which manages to keep away from hungry, cod, dolphins and supertrawlers is the “star” of a web based sport launched by a non-governmental organisation upfront of subsequent week’s EU fisheries council.
The sport entitled “Ocean Rebellion” has been devised by the “Our Fish” marketing campaign, which says it’s devoted to ending overfishing and restoring a wholesome ocean ecosystem.
“By inviting the general public to comply with the adventures of our caped herring crusader, we hope that Ocean Rebellion can unfold consciousness of the connection between wholesome fish shares and a wholesome ocean, in addition to the damaging influence that overfishing is having on our ocean and local weather,” Our Fish programme director Rebecca Hubbard says.
Contributors are requested to signal a petition calling for an finish to damaging overfishing and addressed to the European Fee, EU Council and member states.
The EU fisheries council is because of open on December fifteenth and sixteenth, however this 12 months’s quota talks are overshadowed by the persevering with Brexit negotiations – with fisheries certainly one of three key sticking factors as of this week.