Time to end the devastation of bottom trawling – policy recommendations: RGS talk

Click on the above video to watch Dr. Amanda Vincent talk about what can be done about ocean clearcutting and annihilation fishing in this Royal Geographical Society (UK) Earth Stories Series.

Imagine the hue and cry if helicopters dragged huge nets weighted down by heavy chains across your favourite hillside. Imagine the uproar if those nets removed all animal and plant life in their path and sold them for animal feed. Imagine the rage if such practices were fuelled by government subsidies and by forced or enslaved labour.