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Scientists call for Elimination of Government Fuel Subsidies for Unsustainable High Seas Fisheries

17 February 2007 An international team of leading fisheries economists, biologists, and ecologists has called for the abolition of government fuel subsidies that keep deep-sea fishing vessels moving to deeper waters. Read more. Related Articles Deep-sea trawler 'bandits' stripping the oceans, scientists warn Call to halt deep sea 'plunder' Deep-sea trawling neither green nor profitable Scientists call for fuel subsidies ban to protect fish Deepwater fish under the gun Fish in deep oceans now in danger from overfishing, researchers say Caution: Don't Eat Fish as Old as Your Grandmother