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    Super-trawler off Australia causes controversy

    Al Jazeera English

    by Al Jazeera English

    Greenpeace environmental campaigners have attempted to stop one of the world's largest trawlers reaching Port Lincoln in South Australia on Thursday.

    The campaign group has launched an online-petition to stop the Dutch-registered FV Margiris being allowed to trawl for fish off southern Australia saying the vessel is too big and will cause damage to the environment.

    Al Jazeera's Andrew Thomas reports from Hobart, Tasmania.