A glimpse at Greenland's deep-sea ecosystems threatened by fishing

A grenadier fish swimming on the seafloor near an anemone ZOOLOGICAL SOCITY OF LONDON
As halibut fishing boats from Greenland continue to reek over corals and spoons in new underwater meadows and fields, they pose a threat of their destruction.

The deep sea is home to many life forms that thrive on stability, more than a kilometre beneath the ocean surface. Fishing boats that drag heavy equipment along the ocean floor are causing chaos in these fragile, often quiet ecosystems. This