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Blue Ventures co-founded the Transform Bottom Trawling Coalition in 2021 to develop practical and equitable solutions for a just transition away from industrial bottom trawling
As the world’s attention shifts to the UN climate and biodiversity COPs, it’s clearer than ever that we need bold action to address the unprecedented
In August the coalition prepared for the 35th meeting of the UN FAO Committee on Fisheries in Rome and the 4th World Small-Scale Fisheries Congress, Europe in Malta.
The destructive fishing practice destroys underwater ecosystems, kills marine life and kicks up soils needed to store carbon dioxide.
Thailand announced a moratorium on new licences for vessels that engage in one of the most destructive fishing practices on 1 July. The country revealed
Royal Thai Government announces moratorium on new commercial fishing licences for bottom trawlers Blue Ventures and the Environmental Justice Foundation welcome the Royal Thai
The TBT Coalition is hosting an official UNOC side event and a ‘meet and greet’ for coalition members in Lisbon The Transform Bottom Trawling Coalition
Government and fisher representatives discuss how excluding destructive industrial fishing from coastal areas reduces hunger and poverty. A Transform Bottom Trawling Coalition side-event at the
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The new year marked five months since the Transform Bottom Trawling Coalition’s launch. It has now grown to include 45 members headquartered in 21 countries
In a new report “Bottom Trawling: New perspectives on an old fishing practice”, TBT Coalition members FFI and Blue Ventures joins a collaboration of world-leading
A giant colourful pop-up book depicting the devastation caused by destructive bottom trawling – and how the marine environment thrives in its absence – was
The British government’s granting of fishing licences to more than 1,000 UK and EU vessels for 2022, which will permit bottom-trawling and dredging in marine
Dr Amanda Vincent, a professor at the Institute of Oceans and Fisheries at the University of British Columbia, in Canada and founder of Project Seahorse
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