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New Economics Foundation Report

New Economics Foundation report: Deep Trouble “Deep-sea bottom trawling is detrimental not only to deep-sea ecosystems but to our economies, societies and the wider environment.” November 19, 2013: Stephen Devlin, Economist, Natural Resources Aniol Esteban, Head of Environmental Economics Vulnerable deep-sea species and habitats are subject to some of the most destructive fishing practices still […]

Deep-sea trawling must be banned

Source: Nature Author: Les Watling Trawling the bottom of the ocean, dragging heavy metal equipment along the seabed at high speed, is the most destructive form of deep-sea fishing in the world. The fishing industry loves it because it is very effective. But it is indiscriminate and leaves behind a trail of devastation. This month, […]