New perspectives on an old fishing practice: Scale, context and impacts of bottom trawling

In a new report “Bottom Trawling: New perspectives on an old fishing practice”, coalition members Blue Ventures and Flora and Fauna International joins a collaboration of world-leading fisheries scientists and ocean experts in calling for constructive pathways forward to tackle the impacts of bottom trawling. The report concludes by presenting nine recommendations for constructive acrion […]

Bottom trawling and the climate crisis

Bottom trawling has long attracted attention and debate for its impacts on non-target species and seafloor habitats, and is thought to be the most widespread cause of human disturbance to these habitats. In recent years, concerns have also been raised about bottom trawling’s potential contributions to the climate crisis. This new briefing summarises this emerging […]