The European Parliament rejects the ban on trawling in marine protected areas

The European Parliament rejects the ban on trawling in marine protected areas

Trawling, highly criticized by environmental NGOs for its consequences on biodiversity and the environment, will continue to be authorized in the protected maritime areas of the European Union. MEPs rejected an amendment intended to ban it, preferring instead to limit it due to the unexpected economic gains this method represents for fishermen. “It is a … Read more