Campaigners from across the Meridian region are urging the Government to do more to protect the wildlife in our seas.
A quarter of a million people have signed a petition being handed in to Downing Street this afternoon. In his report David Johns spoke to Bryony Chapman from Kent Wildlife Trust and Gareth Rice, a fisherman.
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