Scientists in Europe are looking to safeguard the future of cod in the Baltic Sea. Particularly in the western Baltic, cod stocks have dropped significantly as a result of overfishing.
Cod stocks have dropped significantly in the western Baltic as a result of overfishing. A new kind of fishing net has been created to help: it's designed so that it catches flatfish while allowing cod to go free.
Scientists have found a high rate of tumors in flatfish in the Baltic Sea that could be linked to old munitions. Weaponry dumped in the sea at the end of World War II is leaching chemicals toxic to fish - and people.
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