Transform Bottom Trawling Newsletter – Sept/Oct 2022

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 crisis facing our lands and seas. In our oceans, industrial bottom trawlers and dredgers continue to have an outsized impact on the lives of coastal communities, carbon emissions, ecosystem decline, […]

Transform Bottom Trawling Newsletter – August 2022

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. Both events are important spaces to amplify our call to action, build the coalition’s network, track the development of relevant policies and speak to SSF representatives and other experts to inform […]

Transform Bottom Trawling Newsletter – July 2022

This month, we’ve maintained the momentum of the coalition’s successful side event at the UN Ocean Conference. Following Thailand’s announcement to phase out bottom trawling, the Environmental Justice Foundation – a founding member of the TBT Coalition – has been working with the Thai government to ensure the new policy is effectively and equitably implemented. […]

Transform Bottom Trawling Newsletter – April 2022

Welcome to the Transform Bottom Trawling Coalition newsletter with updates from our members and the coalition’s achievements. This month we welcomed the Fisheries Secretariat to the global movement to transform bottom trawling. This brings us to 52 members working across 25 countries! We’ve been busy preparing for the packed schedule of global ocean events in […]

Transform Bottom Trawling Newsletter – March 2022

Welcome to the Transform Bottom Trawling Coalition newsletter with updates from our members and the coalition’s achievements. This month we welcomed four new organisations to the global movement to transform bottom trawling, bringing us to 51 members working across 24 countries! At the same time, we’ve been busy honing our campaigns and preparing for the […]

Transform Bottom Trawling Newsletter – January 2022

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 across the globe, all working towards a shared mission to #transformtrawling. This newsletter includes an overview of the coalition’s achievements in 2021 and new updates for 2022.