On the 12th of October, Transform Bottom Trawling Coalition representatives attended the launch event for the Environmental Justice Foundation’s new investigative report into the environmental and socio-economic impacts of bottom trawling in Senegal. We were delighted to see Mr Selle Mbengue, Director of the Department of Management and Exploitation of the Deep Sea, and Mr […]
A giant colourful pop-up book depicting the devastation caused by destructive bottom trawling – and how the marine environment thrives in its absence – was delivered to European Union (EU) Commissioner Virginijus Sinkevičius by NGOs, on behalf of more than 150,000 Europeans who have signed a petition calling for the EU to phase out destructive […]
Steve Trent, Founder and CEO of the Environmental Justice Foundation (EJF), calls on the EU to introduce stronger restrictions on bottom trawling, particularly in marine protected areas. EJF is a founding member of the TBT Coalition.