Squid may become favourite UK meal as seas become warmer

The traditional British fish supper could be replaced by the likes of squid as the waters around the UK’s shores grow warmer, say government scientists. Squid and fish that thrive in warmer waters, such as sardines and anchovies, are flourishing around the North Sea, according to fisheries data. Squid are now being caught at 60% of survey stations in the North Sea, compared with 20% in the 1980s. But the likes of cod are heading north, away from British waters. Dr John Pinnegar, of the Centre for Environment, Fisheries and…

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Forebodings come true in Valley’s seas

The Uri attack is likely to affect the Centre’s plans for moving more troops to the Jammu and Kashmir hinterland to contain the anti-government protests. Sources said one Army Brigade, nearly 5,000 soldiers, were being deployed in the civilian pockets of north and south Kashmir to help the police in area domination and establishment of the state’s writ. Street violence and massive rallies continue to be the order of the day, particularly in south Kashmir. Area domination The Army has started area domination in south Kashmir, where its counter-insurgency operations…

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