These illegal transports and exports of 46 tonnes of glass eels in total represent a very lucrative traffic amounting to 18.5 million euros to date. At the origin of this…
@lemondefr, @Le_Figaro and others reporting about the major counter glass #eel trafficking case conducted by @douane_france: eels worth 18.5 M euros, shell companies in tax heaven Panama and all across Europe
Trafficking in glass eels: dismantling of international trafficking network by investigators from Bordeaux https://www.sustainableeelgroup.org/trafficking-in-glass-eels-dismantling-of-international-trafficking-network-by-investigators-from-bordeaux/
@IWTnet @PaulineVerheij @WJCommission @EU_MARE @EU_ENV @Seasaver @Shoal_Org @WWFLeadWater
🌊The once-common European eel is critically endangered and over the past 40 years, the number of juvenile eels in the continent’s rivers has fallen by over 90%.
#RAZOR speaks to Andrew Kerr from @EelGroup to find out more 👇
This Razor production investigates the challenges of bringing about eel recovery: https://youtu.be/r8rmwQIZgP4 via @EmmaKeelingNZ at @CGTNEurope