Report finds even more reasons to restrict bottom trawling
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This new analysis reveals the net benefits, in financial terms, from properly protecting our seas. The study highlights that net benefits start to be seen just a few years after bottom trawling and dredging are banned. After 13 years of a ban, there would be £3.41 returned for every £1 spent. This equates to a cumulative net economic gain of £7.2 billion over a 20-year period.
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