Publicado por: pongpesca | 2019/02/12

How the EU stamped down on decades of illegal fishing in Thailand

Resultado de imagem para euronews logo“In a tightened up policing of their fishing industry Thailand has begun intercepting and inspecting fishing boats far out at sea this year, one of many new measures to curb its dangerously high levels of overfishing.
For decades the Gulf of Thailand’s fish stocks were plundered with abandon. Limits were ignored and boats regularly worked in restricted areas, endangering species with barely any oversight.
Those fish went on to be exported, often ending up on the plates of consumers in Europe.
But international pressure mounted in the last few years, and since the EU is the largest importer of Thailand’s fish it managed to wield a lot of influence.”

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Fonte: euronews, 9 de fevereiro de 2019


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