Greenpeace demands an immediate moratorium on the increase in shrimp farming

Last edited 28 July 2003 at 8:00am
28 July, 2003

On July 26th, Greenpeace joined thousands of people in the fishing community worldwide, in demonstrations against the destruction caused by the shrimp farming industry. (1). Although the impacts caused by this industry are well known, the latest data released by FAO (UN Organisation for Food and Agriculture) confirms that the production of farmed shrimp is still increasing.

Precious mangroves threatened by shrimp and prawn farming July 26th: International Day of the Mangroves

Last edited 24 July 2003 at 8:00am
Mangrove in Equador

Mangrove in Equador