M&S joins calls for EU to restrict harmful tuna fishing methods in Indian Ocean
Retailer and green groups warn of 'high environmental cost' of fish aggregating devices to tuna stocks and other endangered marine lifeThe EU is under pressure to significantly restrict its huge fleet of fishing vessels from using "fish aggregating devices" that make it easier to catch huge numbers of fish and contribute further to overfishing.A letter signed by Marks & Spencer and more than 100 environmental groups, including the International Pole and Line Foundation, warns EU officials that the devices (FADs) are one of the main contributors to overfishing of yellowfin tuna in the Indian Ocean, because they catch high numbers of juveniles. Continue reading...
Celý článek: https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2023/feb/02/ms-joins-calls-for-eu-to-restrict-harmful-tuna-fishing-methods-in-indian-ocean
Zdroj: The Guardian