Squandering the Seas

  • ISBN  1-904523-01-3
  • Publication Date  31-12-03
  • Type  Report

This report is one of a series documenting EJF’s international investigations into the social, economic and environmental impacts resulting from shrimp production and consumption.

Shrimp trawling is one of the most wasteful, destructive and inequitable ways to exploit the oceans. The report reveals how shrimp trawling is threatening ecological integrity and food security around the world. It presents the facts about shrimp trawling and highlights why immediate action is needed to protect marine ecosystems and the coastal populations whose lives are intimately connected to them.