Good news! Supertrawlers banned from Australian waters!

Supertrawlers wreak havoc on marine life, coral reef habitats, and the sea bed. Banning them from Australian waters is a start, we need to continue the trend and ban them worldwide. Here is some more information provided by the Guardian,

 

Supertrawlers to be banned permanently from Australian waters

Move follows temporary bans on large freezer-factory vessels as well

 

superLabor banned supertrawlers after outcry from the public. The Stop the Supertrawler petition has nearly 63,000 signatures. Photograph: Pierre Gleizes/Greenpeace