Close your eyes and think of the warm, almost bourbon-vanilla notes of a typical Islay Single Malt whisky and what comes to mind? Wisps of a camp fire perhaps? The saltiness of the sea? Or how about rugged landscapes and fresh country air?
Last week the EU seas and the fisheries they sustain faced a critical turning point. The Common Fisheries Policy (CFP), a regulation that governs everything from what lands on our plate to the nets used to catch it, is currently being reformed. For the first time ever, the European Parliament could vote for the CFP it wanted.
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