COP forum reopens Scot Inshore debate

The TBT Coaltion’s panel event at COP26 brought together perspectives from Belize, Senegal, the EU and Scotland to explore “Bottom trawling and a zero carbon future: what needs to change?” The discussion included renewed calls for a Scottish three mile limit. Watch the full recording here.

COP26: Bottom trawling and the climate crisis

Reducing the carbon footprint of bottom trawling requires bold action from governments, and collaboration between fishers and environmentalists, writes Dr Steve Rocliffe, senior technical adviser at Blue Ventures, a founding member of the TBT Coalition.