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Trawlers should be banned from fishing within three miles of Scotland to boost fish stocks, campaigners say

Trawlers should be banned from fishing within three miles of Scotland in order to boost fish stocks, say campaigners. The Our Seas coalition, which includes angling bodies, ecotourism firms, scallop divers, coastal communities and salmon conservation boards want to reinstate a law which existed between 1889 and 1984 to “secure a future” for “fisheries, the people and wildlife that depend on …

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