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Dear Fish Fighters,




Remember our last massive - and successful - Twitter campaign in February which stopped the French from derailing the discard ban proposals?

Well tomorrow Europe's Fisheries Ministers are meeting again tomorrow (on Tuesday 12 June) for yet another make or break meeting on the future of Europe's fisheries.




This time they're laying down their red lines and attempting to agree a common position on all the key aspects of the new Common Fisheries Policy.

It will be very hard to get them to retreat from whatever they decide on Tuesday.




Which is why TODAY Fish Fight and ClientEarth have taken out full page adverts in The Times, Le Monde (in France), El Pais (in Spain) and Gazeta Wyborcza (in Poland) to remind Europe's key fisheries ministers that we are watching them!




Now its up to all of you to prove it!




Tweet and re-tweet the ministers and let them know that we care about the future of our fish stocks, our fishing communities, and that we want to see an end to the crazy practice of discards!




If enough of us show our support, they will have to listen.

We have to make sure we don't wake up on Wednesday to find that the battle has been lost.

Thank you for your continued support,




H x

CLICK THIS LINK TO TWEET RICHARD BENYON MP NOW 




 

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Hi Hugh, I live in New Zealand and we have the same problem here. We have we have such a beautiful country and you could go to the coast and fish, always get something but now it is really hard unless you can go out in a boat as there is not the fish coming into shore like there used to be. The government don't care. I live in a great city and we have recently sssuffered a tragidy where a container ship ran aground on a reef and oil, containers and their contents littered our beaches. What is the world coming to? There is only one thing anyone seems to be interested in and that is how much money they can earn instead of the environment and giving a great place for our children to live.

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