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[news release] Oceans at risk - The real cost of a prawn sandwich

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Article
19 February 2003

[news release] Oceans at risk - The real cost of a prawn sandwich

Author: Environmental Justice Foundation

A new report launched today reveals the real cost of a prawn sandwich. 'Squandering the Seas', exposes the massive waste and destruction behind prawn (also called shrimp) trawling...Local fish stocks and fishing grounds are also affected and catches have declined sharply in areas where trawlers operate.

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Article
1 January 2003

[PDF] [full report] Squandering the Seas - How shrimp trawling is threatening ecological integrity and food security around the world

Author: Environmental Justice Foundation

‘The EU are driving local fishing communities into greater poverty, as well as robbing the marine environment.’ (KLAUS TÖPFER, DIRECTOR OF UNITED NATIONS ENVIRONMENT PROGRAMME)

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