Striking fisherman, protesting about the low price of fish, block the main road artery in the port’s fish processing district, Capécure, with burning tyres. Boulogne-sur-Mer, France.
Along with the rising costs of fishing, the low price fishermen are paid for their catch is an issue that is threatening many of the E.U. fishing communities.
There is widespread anger and fear that vessels will have to be de-commissioned, fishermen’s jobs will be lost and the character of fishing ports changed forever.