Hong Kong bans trawling to save fish stocks and marine environment

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Photograph: © SAF – Coastal Care


Hong Kong has banned trawl fishing in its waters, a decision welcomed by conservationists Friday as a crucial move to save fish stocks and revive the city’s depleted marine environment.

Trawling is a fishing method which involves nets being pulled through the water behind one or more boats, gathering up fish but also damaging the ocean floor and capturing other unwanted species…

Original Article, AFP

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