NGOs Call on Spain to Close Areas of the High Seas in the Southwest Atlantic to Bottom Trawl Fleets

Date: May 25, 2011

Greenpeace Spain, Ecologistas en Acción, the Pew Environment Group and WWF Spain, together with the DSCC have called on Minister Rosa Aguilar Rivero Minister for the Environment and Rural and Marine Affairs (MARM) of Spain, to act on the recommendations of the Instituto Español de Oceanografía (IEO) to close areas of the high seas in the Southwest Atlantic to bottom trawl fishing by Spanish fleets.

Letter to Minister Rosa Aguilar Rivero (English) (Spanish)

For further information please see the  DSCC news item dated 4 April.

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