Day: January 31, 2024

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Bottom trawling shreds the seafloor. It may also be a huge source of carbon emissions.

More than a quarter of the wild seafood that the world eats comes from the seafloor. Shrimp, skate, sole, cod and other creatures — mostly flat ones — that roam the bottom of the ocean get scooped up in huge nets. These nets, called bottom trawls, wrangle millions of tons of fish worth billions of […]

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