In 1993, the UN banned drift-net fishing
on the high seas.
The European Union has already warned the Irish government to stop drift-net fishing
or face prosecution.
He wrote the memorial to Congress from the Oregon State Legislature that convinced the federal government to ban drift-net fishing
, a destructive practice that involved dragging giant nets through the water and scooping up everything in their path.
This drift-net fishing
has decimated salmon stocks for many years.
The culprit, apparently protesting against the Government's decision to ban drift-net fishing
, scrawled the words: "No Samon No Futcher, Thanks FF.
In 1988 drift-net fishing
began on a small scale in the same area fished by the trollers.
The academics' findings come in the same week as the Government banned drift-net fishing
to protect wild salmon stocks.
A North East MEP has backed new laws to ban drift-net fishing
in the Baltic Sea.
Small fishing boats in Hokkaido sailed out Monday morning to start this year's drift-net fishing
season for salmon and trout in Japan's 200-nautical-mile economic zone in the Pacific.
Fishermen hit by a ban on drift-net fishing
for tuna, which has killed dozens of dolphins, were thrown a lifeline by the Government yesterday.
IRISH salmon stocks may disappear for ever unless a ban on drift-net fishing
is imposed, it was warned yesterday.
The Green Party has also called for a ban on drift-net fishing