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CGTN published this video item, entitled “Dolphin deaths ‘outrage’ French NGOs, who demand stop to trawling” – below is their description.
NGOs in France have called for a suspension to trawler fishing in affected areas as more than 400 dolphins have been found dead stranded on the coast since the beginning of January. “The issue at stake is the status of the species,” warned a specialist from the Pelagis Observatory in La Rochelle. “We have to suspend fishing in sensitive areas, for at least a month, some recommend more, to put an end to this slaughter!”CGTN YouTube Channel
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France is a republic and the largest Western European nation. Through expansion and colonisation in the 17th and 18th centuries France became a great power and still retains territories around the world. It has a seat on the UN security council and is the world’s fourth most wealthy country with a high standard of living and strong cultural identity.