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EU draws fire for allowing 'overfishing' of Baltic cod

European Union ministers have agreed to cuts in Baltic cod catch quotas that fall well short of calls by scientists worried about the stock's eventual collapse. The fisheries ministers agreed overnight Monday to reduce catches of western Baltic cod by 56 percent, despite calls by scientists for a 90-percent cut they say is needed to sustain stocks in Danish and German waters.
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European Union ministers have agreed to cuts in Baltic cod catch quotas for next year that fall well short of calls by scientists worried about the stock's eventual collapse.

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