"If we have sustainable consumption, we will still have fish in 20 or 30 years"
While the abuses of industrial fishing and their serious consequences have been widely denounced in recent years, the profession of artisanal fisherman seems to remain largely unknown to the general public.However, small-scale fishermen represent 80% of the fleet in France.'Unlike trawling, their activity has no impact on the seabed; in addition, they take care to fish species according to their periods of reproduction.Uses which can make the difference if we want the fishery resource to last in thirty years.Pierre Morera, artisan fisherman in the Var, that " the Obs ”met this summer, explains it very well.
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Thursday August 13, 2020: the “Bettina Louna Dévi”, which left the Miramar port of La Londe-les-Maures less than an hour ago, arrives at Fort Brégançon.Behind the pines can be seen the buildings, perched on the rocky peak, where the president and his wife stay, as evidenced by the gendarmerie star who ostensibly stands guard nearby.Fort de Brégançon, mid-August 2020.(EH/"L'Obs")
Even if I feel obliged to immortalize this scene with the cell phone that I use as a camera - you never know, the Head of State will perhaps make an appearance in Jet-Ski -, it is others information that I came to fish today.
31 years in the business
Thirty-one years of profession, first in Marseille, then, for sixteen years, here in La Londe-les-Maures, Pierre Morera says he is “passionate” about his profession as an artisanal fisherman.demonstrates, in each of his actions.
Posted Date: 2020-10-05