Can WTO stop fishing subsidies and protect our marine environment?

Date: July 15, 2021

Source: SWI

Every year, governments pay billions of dollars to their fishing industries to carry on fishing even though stocks are seriously depleted. The Geneva-based World Trade Organisation (WTO) is holding a ministerial conference on July 15 to seek an agreement on banning harmful fisheries subsidies, a main factor in overfishing.

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