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Living Planet: Is the EU doing enough to protect fisheries?

British fans of fish and chips breathed a sigh of relief in 2017 when stocks of North Sea cod recovered so well they were again labelled sustainable. But as a whole, Europe's fisheries are far from healthy. Campaigners and scientists accuse EU politicians of giving in to industry lobbyists and setting unsustainable quotas. DW's Lars Bevanger met them to find out more.