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.
Fish not as good for the planet as previously thought, says new report by Blue Ventures
Ahead of the crunch climate summit in Glasgow, the TBT Coalition produced a new report showing that the way the UK catches half its seafood creates high carbon emissions and must be urgently tackled.