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Central Marine Fisheries Research Institute (Indian Council of Agricultural Research)
Trawling and trash: time to target our take: Blog by Amanda CJ Vincent
Far Too Much Miscellany: Blog by Amanda CJ Vincent
When There Is Light: Blog by Amanda CJ Vincent
Endangered seahorse ends up as poultry feed, fish food, article in Times of India, local and national editions:
Media coverage on bottom trawling
Lately, bottom trawling as an issue has been covered widely by the media. Ironically, the trigger has not been the massive impacts on the environment but rather Sri Lanka’s decision to ban Bottom Trawling in July and the need for a resolution to stop cross-border fishing, particularly by Indian trawlers in Sri Lankan waters. While acknowledging the devastating effects, there is now a push for diversification to Deep Sea Fishing. Below are links to media coverage about bottom trawling (including geopolitical issues) and issues related to marine conservation.
This campaign is made possible through the generous support of the International Conservation Fund of Canada (ICFC). ICFC is Canada’s leading conservation charity, working on direct conservation action to protect natural ecosystems and reduce threats, focusing on the tropics and other priority areas worldwide.
Banner photo of bycatch in Mandapam, India by T. Vaidyanathan/Project Seahorse