European fishermen mobilize against electric fishing

Photograph: © SAF — Coastal Care


Small-scale and traditional fishermen across the European Union are mobilizing in several European ports this Monday to complain against electric fishing and to call on public decision-makers to definitively ban this destructive fishing technique.

These fishermen — from Belgium, France, Germany, the UK, Italy, Ireland and the Netherlands — have decided to act with several NGOs to denounce a fishing method which is destroying the marine environment as surely as it is threatening their very economic survival…

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