Send this Monstrosity to the Breakers. – Super trawler Abel Tasman won’t operate in Australia, loses bid against ban

THE controversial super trawler Abel Tasman won’t operate in Australia after its owners lost a challenge in the federal court.Justice John Logan said former environment minister Tony Burke was within his rights to ban the factory freezer trawler, which would have had uncertain impacts on small pelagic fish. Read [email protected] 07:09

One Response to Send this Monstrosity to the Breakers. – Super trawler Abel Tasman won’t operate in Australia, loses bid against ban

  1. jj says:

    Australia is the recipient of a huge tract of ocean to manage which they still don’t have a handle on the biology of. Sending in huge vessels like this one is likely to upset the delicate balance of these marine eco-systems before the science can catch up. Consider this a win for sustainability.

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