MSC Joins Calls for World Trade Organization to End Fishing Subsidies
The Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) is the latest organization to urge the World Trade Organization (WTO) to abolish harmful fishing subsidies and to deliver the UN target to eliminate them by the end of the year.
According to the MSC, over $22 billion oh ‘harmful capacity building’ fishing subsidies will lead to overfishing and loss of livelihoods and income for coastal communities.
The MSC explained, “harmful fishing subsidies are incompatible with and undermine the MSC’s vision of healthy and productive marine ecosystems with seafood supplies safeguarded for this and future generations...
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