U.S. Backs Ban on Deep-Ocean Trawling

“’It’s like clear-cutting the forest to catch a squirrel,’ said Joshua Reichert, head of the private Pew Charitable Trusts’ environment program, which has been leading an international coalition of more than 60 conservation groups seeking to halt the practice known as bottom trawling on the high seas.” From MSNBC. (Thanks to reader David Dalu for this link.)

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