Mostly Legal, But Not Sustainable: How Airlines can Support Sustainable Trade in Live Reef Food Fish
Air carriers play a crucial role in the LRFFT as the predominant transport mode for live seafood brought into Hong Kong. While relatively small in volume at about 13,000mt annually, it has an estimated retail value in excess of US$ 1 billion.
Airport Authority Hong Kong commissioned a study of the LRFFT and its implications as regards both Hong Kong International Airport’s own corporate responsibility commitments and that of its business partners such as airlines.
Published by: on June 2, 2016
Programme: Marine, Wildlife Trade in Hong Kong, Regional
Project name: Combatting Wildlife Crime: Strategy for Enhanced Enforcement Action, Live reef fish food trade research advocacy mostly legal but not sustainable, Live reef fish trade: research & advocacy