Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall has said it is "vital" that the Government does more to protect UK seas - including many of our coastal waters.
A row has erupted over whether Dutch trawler men are depleting the South East's fishing stocks by using electrified nets off the Kent coast.
One of our viewers has the reputation of being Britain's most successful amateur fisherman. But what's his secret?
Fishermen in Hastings and Hythe have been catching fish for centuries, yet each year becomes tougher. Andy Dickenson speaks to fishermen in the South East following the announcement that fishing quotas will be cut by up to 30 per cent.
Even MEPs are concerned for the survival for the fishing industry.
The Environment Agency is launching a new project to protect Salmon stocks in the Solent.
The Salmon Watch campaign is part of the Environment Agency's ongoing crackdown against fish theft and illegal angling.
Rivers in Hampshire are world famous for their salmon populations but surveys on the River Test and Itchen show that numbers are well below their conservation target.
Since a previous anti-poaching campaign in 2012, Environment Agency Fisheries Officers have arrested or cautioned five poachers who were caught fishing illegally as a direct result of reports received from the public.
Coastal fishing fleets in the south-east - many of them facing financial crisis - were thrown a lifeline in an historic High Court ruling today.
Small-scale fishermen with boats under ten metres long are being handed some of the fishing quota currently held by the consortiums that control bigger vessels.
Meridian presenter Sangeeta Bhabra spoke to Jerry Percy from the fishermen's campaign group - the New Under Ten Fishermen's Assosiation. She began by asking him what the landmark ruling means for coastal fishing fleets in Kent and Sussex.
Brighton Sea Life centre has teamed up with Portuguese scientists to try and combat fishermen who use cyanide to help with their catches. Using the poison is illegal but still widespread.
The Sea Life Centre will be able to find out if a fish has been exposed to cyanide without having to kill and dissect the fish first.
Brighton Sea Life centre has teamed up with Portuguese scientists to try and combat fishermen who use cyanide to help with their catches. For the first time, the team at the Sea Life Centre will be able to find out if a fish has been exposed to cyanide without having to kill it.
Brighton Sea Life centre has teamed up with Portuguese scientists to try and combat fishermen who use cyanide to help with their catches. Using the poison is illegal in most countries although still widespread in parts of East Asia.
For the first time, the team at the Sea Life Centre will be able to find out if a fish has been exposed to cyanide without having to kill and dissect the fish first. It's hoped this work will help eradicate the practise.
A celebrity chef led an army of frogmen and marine campaigners to Westminster today calling on the government to do more to create wildlife friendly zones around the UK.
127 areas off the English coast were recommended to the Government as being in need of protection. Along the south coast 17 zones were considered but only six made the shortlist, in the south east there were 14 but only five chosen. None of the zones around the Isle of Wight were selected.
Conservationists say dredging and trawling is damaging fish stocks - as Phil Hornby reports, speaking to Hugh Fearnley-Wittingstall and fellow campaigners Tim May and Christine Chester.
TV chef Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall said it was "vital" that the Government did more to protect UK seas as he led hundreds of campaigners in a march to Westminster in London.
The presenter has urged ministers to increase the number of "marine conservation zones" after more than £8 million was spent on identifying 127 areas where dolphins, seahorses and other rare species most need protection - many zones covering the south east and southern shorelines.