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North Coast Crying in Vain

North Coast Crying in Vain

Date: November 21st, 2019 Dear Editor/Newsroom, Shrimp Trawling has been likened (by the World Resources Institute in Washington DC) to dynamite fishing in terms of sustainability. For this reason, the Fisheries (Control of Demersal Trawling) Regulations specifically permit trawling on the North Coast: (A)From November 15th to January 15th . (B) Two (2) nautical miles from the coast (point to […]

Was Social and Environmental Accountability Omitted?

Was Social and Environmental Accountability Omitted?

Date: November 20th , 2019 Dear Editor/Newsroom, We respect the positions of each entity but wish to share a community-based opinion. Corporate budgets can drown out community voices and this is an imbalance that we wish to address. FFOS congratulate entrepreneurship but this should not be at the expense of the environment, vulnerable or down-trodden communities. Although we salute Mr. […]